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  • Top tips on preparing for your APC final assessment

    Top tips on preparing for your APC final assessment

    Gemma Smith MRICS completed her APC in 2013 and currently works as a chartered building surveyor with Sweett Group, Edinburgh. She has presented at RICS APC days and is also an APC Mentor. In this interview she shares her top tips for APC success.

  • An apprenticeship: the best piece of advice I ever received
    Quantity surveying & construction

    An apprenticeship: the best piece of advice I ever received

    Trainee Quantity Surveyor with Turner and Townsend Joe Chapman always had an interest in the built environment, but it was a business trip to the Philippines in 2014 that opened his eyes to the variety of roles available within the construction industry. Joe tells us about his experiences so far in his own words.

  • Going through your APC? Explore our top five tips
    APC

    Going through your APC? Explore our top five tips

    Victoria Mann MRICS, APC Mentor and Assessor as well as Asset Manager at Chancerygate shares her top tips in tackling some common stumbling blocks for candidates during their APC.

  • When APC candidates invaded Castle Drogo
    Matrics

    When APC candidates invaded Castle Drogo

    On the 14 October 2015, 21 current APC candidates from Devon and Cornwall — along with four APC mentors — met at the picturesque Castle Drogo in Devon for an afternoon of APC training hosted by Steve Rea.

  • Rigger boots and hard hats aren't just for men
    Building control

    Rigger boots and hard hats aren't just for men

    Building Surveyor at Atkins Sophie Smith gives an update on her efforts to encourage more women to join her in the profession and her design of the "Sophie shoe".