Step 3. Complete the Architectural Practice Exam (APE)
The APE is a three-part process:
Part 1 - Logbook and Statement of Practical Experience (SOPE)
Part 2 - National Examination Paper (NEP)
Part 3 - Oral Exam
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Once you have achieved the minimum logged hours of experience, you are ready to submit your Logbook and SOPE to the BOAQ for Part 1 of the APE assessment process. Progression through the APE process is dependant on passing each Part consecutively. Completion of all three Parts is necessary within two years of receiving a successful result in the NEP (Part 2).