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Final Assessment Interview

The APC final interview is the last step of the RICS membership process. This expert-led web class will prepare you to effectively demonstrate your abilities, experiences and skills to RICS assessors.

Session Duration:
90 minutes
Fri 25 May 2018
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
1.5 hours formal CPD


Course information

In this course, you will gain a clear understanding of how to best prepare for the APC final interview. You will walk through the assessment criteria applied during the interview, work through sample questions, test your response techniques, and use case study material to critique good and bad responses.

This class is taught by an experienced APC assessor and provides the perfect platform for direct interaction with a Q&A segment at the end of the class. It is the perfect opportunity to make sure you have the best chance of success when applying for RICS membership.

Course Content 

  • Understanding the purpose of the APC interview
  • Putting together and presenting the ten minute presentation
  • Identifying assessment criteria and how to prepare for it
  • Answering assessors’ questions
  • Top tips and common mistakes
  • Preparation strategies

Who Should Attend

Any APC candidates preparing for their final assessment.

Course Structure 

A live web class with discussions and activities integrated throughout to embed your learning. The class will end with an open Q&A session with your instructor .

Learning outcomes

  • List assessment criteria used by the panel during interviews
  • Discover the key elements to include in your presentation
  • Recognize verbal and non-verbal presentation techniques
  • Identify types of assessment questions and response techniques
  • Structure and deliver interview responses against assessment criteria
  • Demonstrate the correct demeanour and attitude required for RICS membership




Andrew Ainsworth FRICS

Contracts Advisory Director at Aecon Group Inc

Andrew Ainsworth FRICS is a construction professional whose expertise and management skills are derived from a diverse range of industries and projects. Within the construction industry, he has comprehensive hands-on experience in Cost Engineering that incorporates cost management; value engineering; project controls management; contract(s) administration as wells as contract dispute claims analyses.

He has been involved in a broad range of domestic and international project types that include tunnels; heavy highway and other civil structures; process and power plants; industrial facilities; as well as commercial buildings. As an RICS assessor he is a panelist for Assessment of Professional Competency (APC) interviews which are the final step in determining whether to award the RICS designation to a candidate.


  • Delegate rate $40
  • Visa

  • Mastercard

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