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Assessment Resource Centre

As an RICS candidate you will progress through the stages of assessment using the Assessment Resource Centre (ARC).

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Candidate support

The self-assessment form helps to you capture your current levels of experience; showing you which competencies you have met and where there are gaps.

Use this form in conjunction with your pathway guide, it will help you to decide on the most suitable optional competencies and to plan training/activities to help you fulfil the requirements of your pathway. For those enrolled on the pre-August 2018 pathways, guides and related template documents are also available.

Your counsellor

All candidates pursuing an RICS qualification must appoint a counsellor to support and guide them and finally to approve them as ready for assessment.

Find out more about the counsellor role

Assessment support resources (free access)

Find videos, e-learning and sample submissions (available for download below) to help you understand the expectations of the assessments.

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Assessment training

Training is available from RICS to help you through each stage of the assessment process.

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