Architectural Practice Exams

Exam Dates

On behalf of the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA), the Northern Territory Architects Board conducts Architectural Practice Examinations (APE) each year in Darwin. Exams are generally held in early April and late August, examination and closing dates are listed below:

Closing Date for Applications

The dates for 2018 examinations are:

2018 exam datesClosing dates for applications

Tuesday 21 August 2018

Thursday 12 July 2018

** Note: From 2018 the National Practice Examination (part 2) will be conducted on-line. Further information will be made available through the Board and on this page as it is released.

For information on future exam dates, please contact the Registrar by phone on (08) 8936 4079 or by email .

Application Requirements

Exam information, guides, log books and resources are available from the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) website. Research of this site is recommended prior to submitting an application and should be checked for any updates on log book and application requirements.

To register for an exam, you will need to provide the following:

Exam fee part 1 and 2 is $465
(for second APE within 12 months $245)
Download form
AACA APE Application Form part 1 and 2Download form
Application fee for part 3 is $395Application forms are available from the Registrar
Statutory DeclarationAvailable from the NT Government website
Completed Log Book **Available from AACA website

** Note: Electronic log books are available on the AACA website at nil cost.

Further details are available from the Registrar, NT Architects Board by telephone on (08) 8936 4079 or by email.