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PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE EXAMINATION (PPE): 25 JULY 2018

SACAP would like to confirm that a total of 3 (three) Professional Practice Examinations will be written during the 2018 Calendar year.

The second of these examinations will take place on 25 July 2018.

The following dates should be noted:

21 May 2018           -           Applications open;

22 June 2018          -           Closing date for applications to write the PPE;

29 June 2018          -           Confirmation eligibility to write the PPE.

The third PPE for the calendar year is scheduled October 2018.  Details regarding the application date for this examination will be published closer to the exam date.

PLEASE NOTE:

CONCESSION WITH REGARDS TO THE ELIGIBILITY TO WRITE THE PPE IN JULY 2018

Due to the fact that a number of Candidates indicated that they made arrangements and started with the preparation for the July 2018 PPE, before the publication of the revised conditions, the following have been approved:

 

1.         Eligibility of Candidates to write the PPE in July 2018, will still be determined, based on the conditions that existed before the recent amendment.

2.        This implies that Candidates will be eligible to write this PPE if they have complied with all of the following conditions:

2.1      The Registered Candidate must have:

2.1.1   Been registered with SACAP for at least the following period:

Candidate Architects

A minimum period of 12 months.

This does not include any period(s) that the Candidate’s registration was cancelled for whatever reason.

Candidate Senior Architectural Technologists

Candidate Architectural Technologists

Candidate Architectural Draughtspersons

A minimum period of 18 months.

This does not include any period(s) that the Candidate’s registration was cancelled for whatever reason.

 

2.1.2  Submitted Monthly Training Records (MTRs) on the SACAP online MTR system for the minimum period of registration stated above.  MTRs must have been submitted and signed off by the Candidate’s mentor within 14 days of the end of each month;

2.1.3   Claimed a minimum of 200 Value Units in total on the MTRs during this period;

3.         Despite any of the conditions listed above, a Candidate cannot apply for an upgrade of his/her registration to a Professional registration category after passing the PPE, before they have:

3.1       Completed the full period of internship;

3.2      Submitted MTRs, in time, for the full period of internship.  MTRs must have been signed off by the candidate’s mentor.

3.3       Claimed the minimum number of value units required for each of the sub-categories of the MTRs;

3.4      Claimed a minimum of 400 value units in total for the MTRs submitted.

4.         The revised conditions for eligibility to write the PPE (listed below under REVISED CONDITIONS FOR ELIGIBILITY TO WRITE THE PPE, will, without exception, be applicable to all Candidates applying to write after the July 2018 PPE.

examination fee

·                Applications to write the PPE are no longer in the form of a Preliminary Applications and Final Payment.

·                Only a, FINAL PAYMENT will be required with this application.  This means that all applicants will be required to pay the full PPE fee with the submission of this application.

·                No application will be considered without the full payment.

 

There are 2 different application forms available:

1.              PPE:  Application – Standard Venues

Cost R2 057.00 per application

This form must be submitted if you want to write the examination in:

·                Bloemfontein;

·                Cape Town;

·                Durban;

·                East London;

·                Johannesburg;

·                Port Elizabeth or

·                Pretoria

 

PLEASE ensure that you select only 1 venue.

 

2.             PPE:  Application – Non-Standard Venues

Cost R4 657.00 per applicant

This form must be submitted if you want to write the examination at any other venue, whether in South Africa or abroad.

 

PLEASE ensure that you indicate the city/town that you wish to write in, at the space provided on the form.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

REVISED CONDITIONS FOR ELIGIBILITY TO WRITE THE PPE

As from the PPE, scheduled for October 2018, the following the following will be required from a Candidate before he/she can write the PPE:

·                A Candidate can only apply to write the PPE if he/she has completed the full period of required recognised practical experience.  This implies that the Candidate must adhere to the following conditions, before he/she will be allowed to write the PPE:

·                Candidates must have been registered for the following number of months:

o      A minimum of two years for persons registered as Candidate Architects, Candidate Senior Architectural Technologists and Candidate Architectural Technologists;

o      A minimum of three years for persons registered as Candidate Architectural Draughtspersons.

·                Candidates must have submitted the required number of Monthly Training Records (MTRs) for the period stated above.

·                The period of internship shall commence on the date of registration, confirmed to the Candidate in the letter confirming their SACAP registration number.

·                MTRs for any period of time that a Candidate has not been registered or that a Candidate has been removed will not be taken into consideration;

·                The minimum value units for each category of experience, as set out in the Practical Training Policy, must have been claimed.

 

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