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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.

  • Ethics and professional standards in the APC

    Ethics and professional standards in the APC

    David Varley, Regional Training Adviser for the North East and Yorkshire and Humberside, takes you through the ethics and professional standards aspects of the APC.

  • Preparing for your final assessment interview: tips from an assessor
    APC

    Preparing for your final assessment interview: tips from an assessor

    Kate Taylor FRICS is an experienced APC assessor who has helped hundreds of candidates to APC success in her role as Graduate Manager and Senior Trainer at the government’s Valuation Office Agency.

  • The final assessment presentation
    APC

    The final assessment presentation

    Susan Hanley FRICS is an RICS Training Advisor in Scotland. Here she shares her advice on how to approach the final assessment presentation.

  • Are you preparing for the APC Final Assessment?
    APC

    Are you preparing for the APC Final Assessment?

    If you’re counting down to your APC Final Assessment, it’s possible you may still have questions or concerns about what to expect. Fear not, as we’ve collated the top five key questions asked by candidates to our APC Assessors at recent Q&A sessions.

  • 7 tips to effectively prepare for your APC Final Assessment
    APC

    7 tips to effectively prepare for your APC Final Assessment

    There is no doubt the APC assessment process is tough, and so it should be, but fear not. Capita Group's Associate Director Chris Marrow MRICS provides his top tips on how to effectively prepare for your Final Assessment.

  • 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.

  • Lauren Harries MRICS: A graduate abroad
    Quantity surveying & construction

    Lauren Harries MRICS: A graduate abroad

    We spoke to Lauren Harries, winner of the 2015 Women in Construction Rising Star of the Year Award, about her career so far and how she found her recent move to Dubai.

  • Local support for your APC in the UK
    APC

    Local support for your APC in the UK

    The APC can sometimes seem a bit of a lonely place. But fear not: there is no need to feel isolated, as help is at hand (maybe nearer than you think) with RICS Matrics other local RICS groups, APC mentors and RICS training advisers.

  • Something from nothing: how I became a surveyor
    Matrics

    Something from nothing: how I became a surveyor

    Former RICS Matrics Board member Henry Skinner MRICS tells us about his journey in to the world of surveying.

  • Preliminary reviews - what you need to know
    APC

    Preliminary reviews - what you need to know

    Stephen Hinson FRICS is an APC assessor and panel chairman who has helped APC professional by evaluating their preliminary reviews and providing guidance prior to their final assessment interview.