Associate Membership is the most sought after qualification for those working in the Australian property sector. It is the home for property professionals across a broad range of property disciplines and is available to applicants with two years or more of property experience.
Associate without a Certification is available to applicants who meet the API's entry requirements but do not have two years of full time (or equivalent) experience in one of the areas which can lead to a Certification. Certifications can be added to an existing Associate membership at any time.
Applying for a Certification gives further weight to your Associate Membership as it shows your particular experience and skills to clients and colleagues.
All applicants for Associate Membership are required to meet the API’s Educational and Experience requirements and the pass the Competence test.
For more information, please select the certification which best describes your particular experience:
|API Certification||For applicants with more than two years of experience in|
|Certified Asset Manager||CAM||Asset Management|
|Certified Commercial Property Manager||CCPM||Commercial Property Management|
|Certified Development Practitioner||CDP||Property or Land Development (including Construction)|
|Certified Facilities Manager||CFacM||Facilities Management|
|Certified Funds Manager||CFM||Funds Management|
|Certified Property Practitioner||CPP||Property Transactions (including Sale, Leasing and Negotiation) and/or Corporate Real Estate and/or Property Consultancy and/or Property Research|
|Certified Property Practitioner – Education||CPP (Ed)||Property Education|
|Certified Property Practitioner – Finance||CPP (Fin)||Property Finance|
|Certified Property Practitioner – Government||CPP (Gov)||Property within Government|
|Certified Property Practitioner – Law||CPP (Law)||Property Law|
|Certified Practising Valuer||CPV||Valuation of Real Property|
|Certified Practising Valuer (Business)||CPV (Bus)||Valuation of Businesses|
|Certified Practising Valuer (Plant and Machinery)||CPV (P&M)||Valuation of Plant and Machinery|