APE Part 1 and 2 applications will open 4-11 February 2019.
Read the APE Guide before you apply online.
The AACA Architectural Practice Examination (APE) is a nationally consistent three-part competency-based assessment process. APE applications are open two seasons per year. All candidates seeking registration as an architect in Australia are required to successfully complete the APE unless exempted through an eligible overseas assessment process or the Experienced Practitioner Assessment. To learn more about the competencies read the NSW ARB National Standard of Competency Guide.
Download the slides for the 2019 APE Briefing held on 31 January 2019.
APE Part 1 – Assessment of Eligibility
For more information on how to apply read the AACA's Procedure for Candidates.
DOWNLOAD STATUTORY DECLARATION FORM
APE Part 2 – National Examination Paper (NEP)
APE Part 3 – Examination by Interview
|Part 1 and 2||$465|
|Part 2 only*||$230|
*applicable only within 12 months of initial application.