The APE National Examination Paper scheduled for 21 April 2020 has now been postponed until 18 August 2020. For up to date announcements visit the AACA website.
The processing of a refund where exceptional circumstances have been approved by the Board will not be made until after the August 2020 NEP.
Download the slides for the 2020 APE Briefing.
Read the APE Part1 & 2 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.
APE Part 1 – Assessment of Eligibility
For more information on how to apply read the AACA's Procedure for Candidates.
For more information on how to fill out your logbook read the AACA's How To Logbook Guide.
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APE Part 2 – National Examination Paper (NEP)
APE Part 3 – Examination by Interview
|Part 1 and 2||$465|
|Part 2 only*||$245|
*applicable only within 12 months of initial application.