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APC - Writing your Summary of Experience

Demonstrating your abilities and skills in written form is an essential part of the APC process. Gain the skills to effectively articulate your experiences, competencies and real case studies in line with RICS Way.
Tue 1 May 2018
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
£30 + VAT

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Main Body

Your written submission is as important as your verbal and presentation skills. During your final assessment interview you will be questioned on your summary of experience to assess your professional competence so being able to effectively demonstrate your competence in written form is key to a successful final assessment interview.

This web class focuses on creating a strong, defined written submission in line with your pathway and competency requirements.  Using a blend of case studies and real life examples, you will gain the skills to effectively demonstrate your own abilities and attributes against the RICS framework.

Learning outcomes

  • Analyse your own writing style
  • Structure your summary of experience to show your skills and abilities against framework criteria
  • Identify the criteria required by APC for levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Acknowledge the types of experience that are effective demonstrations of a competency
  • Write and discuss competencies according to RICS APC criteria

Course content

  • How to articulate your skills and experience in written form
  • Written styles against the RICS Way
  • What assessors expect from summary of experience
  • Common pitfalls in written communication
  • Good and bad examples of writing competencies at levels 1 and 2 and how to define 3 in written form

Who Should Attend

  • All APC students submitting for their final assessment under the new approach
  • APC Supervisors and Counsellors



The class provided an excellent background and framework on how to prepare the APC document, including focusing on how to effectively communicate knowledge, experience and advice. The information received today will assist greatly with completing my APC final submission and also provide a framework to prepare for my final interview

Previous attendee on 1/29/2018


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