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Ebook - APC Mandatory Competencies - APC Essentials

Looking for reliable advice on your APC mandatory competencies?


Mandatory Competency - APC Essentials demystifies what you need to know for your APC mandatory competencies. 


Mandatory Competencies: APC Essentials is the first book in a new series designed to cover what any RICS APC (and AssocRICS) candidate or qualified surveyor needs to know about the mandatory competencies. 

Written by Jennifer Lemen, author of How to Become a Chartered Surveyor and co-founder of one of the UK’s market leading APC training providers, Property Elite, this guide is packed full of bite sized information covering:

  • Ethics, Rules of Conduct and Professionalism

  • Client Care

  • Communication and Negotiation

  • Health and Safety

  • Account Principles and Procedures

  • Business Planning

  • Conflict Avoidance, Management and Dispute Resolution Procedures

  • Data Management

  • Diversity, Inclusion and Teamworking

  • Inclusive Environments

  • Sustainability

  • Senior Professional Assessment Mandatory Competencies

  • Submission and Interview Advice

Practical and concise, with bullet point checklists and real-life examples and diagrams, this handy guide tells you everything you need to know about the RICS mandatory competencies when studying for your APC or your university exams. Relevant to candidates on all APC pathways, including Commercial Real Estate, Residential, Valuation, Quantity Surveying and Construction, Planning and Development, Building Surveying, Land and Resources, this book will also be a handy reference for qualified surveyors and property professionals. This book will also help you to better support your candidates if you are an APC or AssocRICS Counsellor or Supervisor.


This is the Ebook edition. A redemption code will be sent to you within 24 hours of purchase. You can also buy the paperback edition via Amazon (link below).


The book outlines potential pathways and practice areas within the profession and includes the breadth and depth of surveying, from commercial, residential and project management, to geomatics and quantity surveying.


This book provides invaluable guidance, covering:

  • routes to becoming a Chartered Surveyor, including t-levels, apprenticeships and alternative APC routes such as the Senior Professional, Academic and Specialist assessments
  • areas of professional practice
  • advice for the AssocRICS, APC (MRICS), FRICS and Registered Valuer assessments, including both written and interview elements
  • advice on referrals and appeals
  • how to support candidates, including the role of the Counsellor and Supervisor 
  • opportunities for further career progression, including further qualifications and setting up in practice as an RICS regulated firm
  • global perspectives
  • professional ethics for surveyors


Written in clear, concise and simple terms and providing practical advice throughout, this book will help candidates to decode and understand the RICS guidance, plan their career and be successful in their journey to become a Chartered Surveyor.


It will also be of relevance to academic institutions, employers, school leavers, apprentices, senior professionals, APC Counsellors/Supervisors and careers advisors.

Ebook - APC Mandatory Competencies - APC Essentials

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