RICS APC Short Courses

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Our RICS APC courses are designed to be small (with a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 18 delegates) interactive workshop sessions which will help to update and develop your professional skills and knowledge. Participation is strongly encouraged. Each course is open to all, but most are specifically aimed at those working through their APC.

For more details about the courses, please complete the online enquiry form or contact Laura Mills.
Email: laura.mills@rau.ac.uk Tel 01285 652531 Ext: 2251

Presentations and Mock Interviews

Date: Date upon application

Full-Day Course Fee: £125

Course Tutor: David Lewis MPhil, MRICS, FAAV, MICFor, an APC Assessor.

A morning on presentation of critical analysis, with practice sessions and personal feedback. In the afternoon an observed mock APC interview with advice on interview techniques and preparation.


Critical Analysis Preparation

Date: Date upon application

Half-Day Course Fee: £75

Course Tutor: David Lewis MPhil, MRICS, FAAV, MICFor, an APC Assessor.

This half-day course is aimed at APC candidates who are required to prepare a critical analysis as part of their final assessment. The structure, writing style and what assessors are looking for, both in the written submission and subsequent oral presentation are all included.


Forestry and Woodland Management

APC Competency: TO34

Date: Date upon application

Full-Day Course Fee: £125

Course Tutor: David Lewis MPhil, MRICS, FAAV, MICFor, an APC Assessor.

A full day workshop on the management of rural estate woodlands including new planting and restocking, grants, and practical exercises involving the thinning, harvesting and marketing of timber.



Make an Enquiry

If you'd like to discuss your query, please do not hesitate to contact Laura Mills by email (laura.mills@rau.ac.uk

A 20% discount is available when you make three or more bookings. Please make cheques payable to: 'Royal Agricultural  University' and send to: Laura Mills, Royal Agricultural University, Stroud Road, Glos. GL76JS. Credit cards are also accepted by phoning through to our Finance Office.


Should you have to cancel your booking, you must do so with at least one week before the course is due to take place, to receive a full refund. If you cancel your booking with a less than a week before it's due to start, you'll receive a 75% refund.

RICS APC Short Courses - Online Enquiry Form

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