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What is the RICS APC pass rate?

What is the RICS APC pass rate?

between 60-70%
The APC pass rate tends to range between 60-70%, so you are most certainly not alone. If you know other RICS APC candidates in your local area, get in touch and speak to them about their experiences – it doesn’t matter whether they passed or were referred.

Is the RICS APC difficult?

The RICS’ APC is renowned as one of the toughest chartership programmes you can take. The average pass rate is 70%, but this drops to 59% for the building surveying faculty.

How long does it take to complete APC?

How long does the APC take? For graduates with less than five year’s vocational experience, the APC must take a minimum of 24 months. If graduates have previously worked in the industry for five years or more, the APC can take less time.

What is the word count for RICS competencies?

There is a word limit of 1000 words in total – approximately 150 words per mandatory competency. You are not required to write about the mandatory competency ‘Conduct rules, ethics and professional practice’, because you will demonstrate this by completing the RICS ethics module.

Where can I listen to a mock RICS interview?

In today’s episode, Sam talks all about the RICS APC Final Assessment Interview and conducts a short version of a mock interview with a willing candidate. The links and resources mentioned are covered at the bottom of the page. Listen above or alternatively, search for the SOS APC Podcast on iTunes , Stitcher , Spotify or Castbox.

What do I need to know as a RICS candidate?

As an RICS candidate you will progress through the stages of assessment using the Assessment Resource Centre (ARC). Training is available from RICS to help you through each stage of the assessment process. Find videos, e-learning and sample submissions (available for download below) to help you understand the expectations of the assessments.

When do the RICS assessments take place online?

With the safety and wellbeing of our candidates, assessors and staff in mind, we have decided to deliver all assessment interviews online until Friday 31 July. Once you are enrolled as a candidate, there are many ways you can get support on your assessment journey or share your experiences with other professionals pursuing an RICS qualification?

What should I do before my final RICS interview?

Mock assessments are a great way to get you familiar with the process and get feedback before the big day. Ask your supervisor to help arrange a mock. The RICS might also be able to put you in touch with surveyors in your area who would be willing to help.