RICS APC Ethics, Rules of Conduct and professionalism
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RICS APC Ethics, Rules of Conduct and professionalism

APC PASS Course
4.4 (15 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
27 students enrolled
Created by David Inman
Last updated 8/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The RICS requirements of the Ethics, Rules of Conduct and professionalism APC competency
  • How to understand the Ethics, Rules of Conduct and professionalism APC competency
  • Hot to apply the Ethics, Rules of Conduct and professionalism APC competency
  • Understanding of RICS rules of conduct for members and firms
  • Pass RICS APC
  • APC revision
  • APC final assessment preparation
  • Professional ethics
  • Real estate ethics
Requirements
  • To be enrolled on the RICS APC
  • To be a RICS member
  • Thinking about enrolling on the APC
  • Be an employer of an APC candidate
  • Be an APC counsellor or supervisor
Description

This course, delivered by APC Assessor Chairman and practising Chartered Surveyor David Inman FRICS, outlines what you need to understand in terms of the RICS regulatory requirements to be successful with the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

This course is designed for levels 1, 2 and 3 for the RICS APC competency "Ethics, Rules of Conduct and professionalism".

It is well known that if you get any item of this competency wrong your final assessment, you will not pass and be referred.

This is the second of the DIEM Ltd APC PASS courses that show you how to undertake your APC in a way that it is:

Professional

Achievable, giving you the

Specialist

Skills to succeed.


All RICS members are required to undertake learning in relation to the RICS Global Professional and Ethical Standards at least once every three years and this course, whilst tailored to APC candidates, will support this requirement.

Who this course is for:
  • APC candidates
  • RICS members
  • Chartered Surveyors
  • Surveying students
  • Trainee surveyors
  • APC supervisors
  • APC Counsellors
  • APC Assessors
  • Realtors
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Building Surveyors
  • Graduates
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 01:43:53
+ Ethics, regulations and professionalism for RICS members
3 lectures 29:22

The first unit outlines the requirements of levels 1, 2 and 3 of the Ethics, Rules of Conducts and Professionalism APC competency.

Preview 13:14

Here, we explain the 5 RICS Ethical and Professional Standards and how you can apply them to demonstrate compliance and commitment.

Unit 2 - The 5 RICS Ethical Standards
10:00

The unit outlines what is required for RICS members under the Rules of Conduct for Members.

Unit 3 -RICS Rules of Conduct for members
06:08
+ Regulations for RICS firms
6 lectures 01:10:27

The unit details the requirements that firms regulated by RICS must meet. Also what steps an organisation must take to become regulated by RICS on a voluntary and mandatory basis are covered.

Here, we include changes to the regulation of firms that is mandatory from 1 April 2020.

Unit 4 - RICS Rules of Conduct for Firms
23:20

All RICS-regulated firms must have adequate and appropriate professional indemnity arrangements under the requirements of our Rules of Conduct for Firms. This unit covers these requirements, including run-off cover and tips to what questions may arise on the subject at Final Assessment.

Unit 5 - Professional Indemnity Insurance
13:00

This unit covers the RICS' requirements for complaints handling. Whilst most complaints are quickly resolved, if no agreement is reached the complain can be escalated and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is used.

Also covered in this unit is the definition of mediation and arbitration, a classic APC final assessment question.

Unit 6 - Complaints handling
10:02

Here, we explain what clients' money is and what rules RICS has in place to ensure this money is safe.

Unit 7 - Handling Clients' money
06:30

Unit 8 outlines the different conflicts of interest and the RICS' requirements to prevent these.

Unit 8 - Conflicts of interest
04:50

In our final lecture, we look at how we can protect ourselves and our employers against bribery, money laundering and corruption and by doing this prevent terrorist finances. We also look at the RICS' requirements for Countering bribery & corruption, money laundering & terrorist financing

Unit 9 - Countering bribery & corruption, money laundering & terrorist financing
12:45
+ Putting theory into practice
1 lecture 04:04

In our final section, we invite our learners to apply the Ethics, Rules of Conduct and professionalism competency and as a desktop exercise outline, using the form supplied, how they must do to set up an RICS regulated firm.

Lecture 10 - Putting theory into practice
04:04