Architectural Practice Exams

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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 and Alice Springs. Exams are generally held in early April and late August, examination and closing dates are listed below:

Closing Date for Applications

Applications for 2015 have closed. 

The dates for 2016 examinations are:

2016 exam dates Closing dates for applications
Tuesday 5 April 2016 Tuesday 8 March 2016
Tuesday 23 August 2016 Tuesday 26 July 2016

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 $450
(for second APE within 12 months $230)
Download form
AACA APE Application Form part 1 and 2 Download form
Application fee for part 3 is $395 Application forms are available from the Registrar
Statutory Declaration Available from the Department of Justice 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.