Architectural Practice Course


SIA is authorized by Board of Architects (BOA) to develop and manage the Architecture Practice Course (APC).

Attending APC is mandatory for candidates enrolling in BOA’s Professional Practice Examination (PPE). The course is specifically designed with a combination of both theoretical principles and best-practice curriculum.

The course covers several essential topics in areas of discipline, integrity, skills, judgment and practices to raise the standard of professional knowledge. Tutors for APC are primarily practicing professionals who not only impart core theories and concepts, more importantly share insights through real life experiences, relevant practical case studies and applied knowledge.

The curriculum is as follows:-

           Inception stage

           Feasibility study

           Outline Proposal

           Planning Submission

           Building Plan Submission

           Fire Safety & Security

           Green Mark and WSH

           Detail Design

           Product Information

           Tender Conditions & Action

           Site & Contract Administration

           Application for TOP/CSC

           Maintenance Period / Defects Liability

           Closing out of Project

           Professional Ethics

           Relevant Acts & Statutes

–           Managing an Architectural Practice