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Preparing for the Final Assessment

Training London, 24 Aug 2017

As the ultimate assessment for gaining Chartered Status, the APC final interview can be a daunting experience. Ensure you prepare effectively for the best chance of success by identifying the practicalities and learning effective skills to demonstrate your knowledge, experience and skills with confidence.

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Walk through the assessment criteria applied during interviews, to gain a clear understanding of how you can best prepare. Look at sample questions, test your response techniques and use case study material to critique good and bad responses. Learn from a current and highly experienced assessor who will talk you through best practice for preparing and delivering your presentation and for answering interview questions.

With ample time to practice your skills and the chance to speak with an APC assessor directly, this is the perfect opportunity to make sure you have the best chance of becoming a Chartered Surveyor.

This course really helped to refresh my mind on what is required throughout the process and given me the boost I needed to get back into the frame of mind to complete my APC

Who should attend?

  • Candidates who are sitting their final assessment within one year 


Learning Outcomes

  • Describe each section of the final assessment interview
  • Prepare for each section of the assessment with confidence and clarity
  • Find resources for your preparation
  • Identify and define the competencies and the levels
  • Describe the link between the case study, the presentation and the final assessment
  • Describe what happens on the day and how to prepare for it
  • Outline best practice for delivering your presentation, using the right visual aids and presentation skills
  • Describe the criteria applied when assessors make their decisions
  • Break down the assessors questioning style
  • Apply techniques for effectively demonstrating how you have achieved the required competencies at the right level
  • Effectively respond to questions regarding Rules of Conduct


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  • Purpose and structure of the final assessment interview
  • Resources to support your presentation
  • Where to find and how to use final assessment documentation 
  • Best practice examples
  • Top tips and common pitfalls
  • Practicalities of the day – timing, travel etc.
  • Effective presentation techniques
  • What do the panel expects from you?
  • Dealing with assessors’ questions and identifying assessment criteria
  • How to deal with questions regarding Rules of Conduct
  • Top tips and common pitfalls

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Price Excl. VAT

£110.00 for RICS members

£110.00 for non-members