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FREE Online Supervisor and Counsellor Training

with Jon Lever FRICS

How to be an effective APC Supervisor or Counsellor and best practice tips to support you and your APC candidates and get them through the APC!

Our FREE hour-long online Supervisor and Counsellor training sessions help you understand how to effectively support your APC candidates and get them through the APC as effectively and efficiently as possible , giving you some valuable formal CPD hours (half your yearly Formal CPD requirement) along the way.  


All of the following DeLever FREE Supervisor and Counsellor training events focus specifically on the Supervisor and Counsellor roles, but would also be highly beneficial for HR/Training Managers too.


Formal CPD

The training sessions

Free Online Supervisor and Counsellor Training


Session 1. The APC Process and latest updates or changes

This session will help you to understand the APC Process, including the key milestones .  Jon will also talk through the latest changes to the APC process and templates.


Session 2. Roles and responsibilities, starting your candidates on the APC and managing them through the process

Jon discusses the roles and responsibilities of candidates, supervisors and counsellors, how best to start candidates on the APC process and best practice tips for managing your candidates.


Session 3. Competencies, levels and CPD

This session covers how candidates should write up their competencies and levels in the Summary of Experience Template and how you can tell when a candidate is competent.  This session does not cover any specific competencies in detail.  Jon will also discuss CPD and how best to record it.


Session 4. The case study explained

Jon will discuss best practice for candidates writing their case study report, including what the assessors will be looking for and common mistakes made by candidates.


Session 5. The final assessment and testing your candidates

This final session explains the structure of the final assessment and how you can help your candidates prepare.  Jon will also discuss how you should question your candidates like an assessor to ensure they are fully prepared. Please also see our mock interviews available every assessment session.  

Each session is delivered by

Jon Lever FRICS

Jon has been training the APC process for over 20 years and therefore he really knows the APC!

Jon is the RICS UK Licenced Assessor Trainer, an RICS Training Advisor and APC Chairman of Assessors.


In-house Training (sadly, not free!)

If you would prefer for this training to be delivered in-house, Jon is available to discuss your requirements and either come to your office and deliver the training in two half days or one full day session(s).  Alternatively, Jon can provide bespoke training if you would prefer.   Please contact Jon as soon as possible as his diary fills up very quickly.  [email protected]  


Counts as Formal CPD!

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You will need

  • A computer (PC or Mac) or a tablet or smart phone (iPad, iPhone, Android etc)

  • An internet connection of a reasonable broadband standard

  • A set of speakers or headphones turned on and plugged in

  • A free hour to focus on the training session

  • And that’s it!

DeLever Supervisor and Counsellor CPD is Formal CPD

Each supervisor and counsellor training session contains key skills and learning to become an effective supervisor or counsellor, so as long as you feel you have achieved a learning outcome it should qualify as formal CPD.  A certificate will be issued to each attending delegate.  Attend each session and you will be half way towards your yearly quota of ten hours Formal CPD!



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Five 1-hour  sessions each with

Q&A time

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The updates focus on:

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