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SACAP: Professional Practice Examination - 13 September 2017

Friday, 14 July 2017   (0 Comments)
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Announcement – Professional Practice Examination

SACAP announced today that the next Professional Practice Examination (PPE) will be written on 13 September 2017 at both standard and non-standard venues. Candidates who are eligible to write the PPE are advised that the online applications will open on 31 July 2017 and the closing date will be on 11 August 2017.


31 July 2017:  Online applications open and information published - syllabus, general information, list of study material and past papers. The information will be published on the SACAP website under the REGISTRATION - Professional Practice Exam drop down menu.

11 August 2017: Closing date for applications and payments

14 August 2017: Eligibility to write the PPE will be communicated to applicants by e-mail.

28 August 2017: Confirmation of details of the venues.

08 September 2017: Communication regarding final arrangements regarding the PPE.

25 October 2017:  Announcement of results, by e-mail


Candidates can apply and write the PPE if at least 50% of the required recognised practical experience has been completed.  This implies that at least half of the prescribed period of internship must have been completed, monthly training records submitted for this period and at least half of the required value units obtained.

The length of the training period is:

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;

o   The period of internship shall commence only after a candidate has been registered by SACAP.



1. Log onto your YM Online profile to complete and submit your application – this will ensure that you receive an invoice for payment.

2. Print a summary of your Monthly Training Records (MTR’s) from the MTR website: A PDF summary of your MTR submissions must be uploaded when you complete your online application.

3. Applications will only be accepted on receipt of payment - proof of payment must be sent to: before the closing date: 11 August 2017.

4. SACAP will advise you, by e-mail, whether your application has been approved on 14 August 2017.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: No application and/or payment will be accepted after the closing date.


IF YOU CANNOT ACCESS YOUR YM PROFILE: Please call the SACAP Contact Centre on Tel : 011 479 5000 or email :

IF YOU HAVE A QUERY FOR THE REGISTRATION UNIT: Please call SACAP's Registration Unit on Tel : 011 479 5000 or email :

Please contact the SACAP Recognised Voluntary Associations about PPE workshops in your region – please click on the hyperlink to access the VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS