Online Learning

Locate a Completion Certificate for Online Learning

Locate a Completion Certificate for Online Learning
 

Not every course has a certificate, however, some courses do give you a certificate of completion when you finish it.

Completion Certificates for Online Learning are not available in your My Portal. 

To get your certificate, go to learning.api.org.au and then Login. 

Go to the course you are seeking a Certificate for.  Click on the certificate option which appears after the quiz option on your course menu. 

This will take you to the page illustrated here.  

Simply click on the Get your certificate button and a pdf file of your certificate will be made available for you to save.

Your certificate will open up in a separate window as a pdf file that you can print and/or save.

For further help or if you have any difficulties or need to re-enrol please email: education@api.org.au

 

International Valuation Standards

Accessing International Valuation Standards

Go to: https://www.api.org.au/international-valuation-standards and complete the form for access

After this you will receive an email advising that you have been given access to the International Valuation Standards and instructions on how to do this via the elearning webpage.

You should receive a copy of this email and instructions within the next business day.

Enrolling in an online course

Please note: Online Learning Modules cannot be purchased in the API's Online Learning platform. 
All Online Learning Modules must be purchased via www.api.org.au before they become available in the API Online Learning platform.


Purchase the Module

1. To purchase an Online Learning Module, first Log into the API Website.  

  • Go to: www.api.org.au
  • At the top of the page Click on Login
  • You will then be asked to log in - please use the email you have registered with the API.
2. Locate the Module you wish to undertake at www.api.org.au/online and click on the Module name
3. Click Add to Cart
4. Complete the payment steps via the Cart.


Access the Course

1. Once the purchase has been completed, click in My Portal (top right on a desktop browser).
2. Once in the My Portal, click on Online Courses on the left side menu.
3. Click the Access Your Courses Here button.  This will redirect you to the API Online Learning Platform.
4. Login to the API Online Learning Platform if it is not already showing you as being logged in.
5. Select the Module you wish to complete from the available Modules.
 
Having issues with access? 
Please email education@api.org.au of call 1800 111 274.

 

Membership Applications

Applying for Student Membership

How do I apply for Student Membership?

Step 1

If you do not yet have an account with us please Create a New Account.  If you already have an account but have forgotten your password, please Reset your Password

Once logged in, go to our Apply for Membership page.

Step 2

On the Apply for Membership page, select Add to Cart against the level of wish to apply for 

Step 3

Your Application Fee is sent to your Cart. Follow the on screen prompts to checkout or go to your Cart (top left of screen on desktop on in the menu structure on mobile).  Once in your Cart, click on the ‘Checkout’ button. 

Step 4

Complete the requested information and click on the Next button. 

Step 5

The confirmation page is shown so you can check the details entered. Click on the ‘Place order’ button to proceed or ‘Previous’ to change if necessary.

Step 6

Enter your credit card details as requested and click on the ‘Make Payment’ button.  Your Tax Invoice is sent in an email. This can be re-sent if necessary.

Step 7

You will be taken to the Payment summary page.  Under the Membership Applications section, this page will ask you to return to your My Portal to complete your application.

Step 8

Return to your My Portal where you will see steps that need to be taken to fill in the necessary information. 

Step 9

Each applicant for Student Membership is required to upload proof of enrolment in their current course.  This forms part the 'Student Information' section.

As each step is completed it will disappear from the list. 

Step 10

Once all of the steps have been completed, please go to the 'Assessment' option on the left side menu.  Please click on Request Assessment and complete the questions to finalise your application.

 

Applying for Provisional Membership

How do I apply for Provisional Membership?

Step 1

If you do not yet have an account with us please Create a New Account.  If you already have an account but have forgotten your password, please Reset your Password

Login to your account.

Step 2

On the Apply for Membership page, select Add to Cart against the level of wish to apply for 

Step 3

Your Application Fee is sent to your Cart. Follow the on screen prompts to checkout or go to your Cart (top left of screen on desktop on in the menu structure on mobile).  Once in your Cart, click on the ‘Checkout’ button.

Step 4

Complete the requested information and click on the Next button. 

Step 5

The confirmation page is shown so you can check the details entered. Click on the ‘Place order’ button to proceed or ‘Previous’ to change if necessary.

Step 6

Enter your credit card details as requested and click on the ‘Make Payment’ button.  Your Tax Invoice is sent in an email. This can be re-sent if necessary.

Step 7

You will be taken to the Payment summary page.  Under the Membership Applications section, this page will ask you to return to your My Portal to complete your application.

Step 8

Return to your My Portal where you will see steps that need to be taken to fill in the necessary information. 

Step 9

You will be asked a series of questions and asked to upload certain information including your academic transcript.  

As each step is completed it will disappear from the list. 

Step 10

Once all of the steps have been completed, please go to the 'Assessment' option on the left side menu.  Please click on Request Assessment and complete the questions to finalise your application.

 

Applying for Associate Membership

How do I apply for Associate Membership?

Step 1

If you do not yet have an account with us please Create a New Account.  If you already have an account but have forgotten your password, please Reset your Password

Login to your account.

Step 2

On the Apply for Membership page, select Add to Cart against the level of wish to apply for 

Step 3

Your Application Fee is sent to your Cart. Follow the on screen prompts to checkout or go to your Cart (top left of screen on desktop on in the menu structure on mobile).  Once in your Cart, click on the ‘Checkout’ button.

Step 4

Complete the requested information and click on the Next button. 

Step 5

The confirmation page is shown so you can check the details entered. Click on the ‘Place order’ button to proceed or ‘Previous’ to change if necessary.

Step 6

Enter your credit card details as requested and click on the ‘Make Payment’ button.  Your Tax Invoice is sent in an email. This can be re-sent if necessary.

Step 7

You will be taken to the Payment summary page.  Under the Membership Applications section, this page will ask you to return to your My Portal to complete your application.

Step 8

Return to your My Portal where you will see steps that need to be taken to fill in the necessary information. 

Step 9

You will be asked a series of questions and asked to upload certain information including your academic transcript, work samples, referee reports and experience journal/s.

As each step is completed it will disappear from the list. 

Step 10

Once all of the steps have been completed, please go to the 'Assessment' option on the left side menu.  Please click on Request Assessment and complete the questions to finalise your application.

 

Applying for Fellow Membership

How do I apply for Fellow Membership?

Step 1

Login to your account.

If you already have forgotten your password, please Reset your Password

Step 2

On the Fellow Membership page, select Add to Cart next to Fellow Membership Application at the bottom of the page. 

Step 3

Your Application Fee is sent to your Cart. Follow the on screen prompts to checkout or go to your Cart (top left of screen on desktop on in the menu structure on mobile).  Once in your Cart, click on the ‘Checkout’ button.

Step 4

Complete the requested information and click on the Next button. 

Step 5

The confirmation page is shown so you can check the details entered. Click on the ‘Place order’ button to proceed or ‘Previous’ to change if necessary.

Step 6

Enter your credit card details as requested and click on the ‘Make Payment’ button.  Your Tax Invoice is sent in an email. This can be re-sent if necessary.

Step 7

You will be taken to the Payment summary page.  Under the Membership Applications section, this page will ask you to return to your My Portal to complete your application.

Step 8

Return to your My Portal where you will see steps that need to be taken to fill in the necessary information. 

Step 9

You will be asked a series of questions and asked to upload certain information including your referee reports.

As each step is completed it will disappear from the list. 

Step 10

Once all of the steps have been completed, please go to the 'Assessment' option on the left side menu.  Please click on Request Assessment and complete the questions to finalise your application.

 

Applying for Provisional Membership with Residential Property Valuer

How do I apply for Provisional Membership with Residential Property Valuer?

Step 1

If you do not yet have an account with us please Create a New Account.  If you already have an account but have forgotten your password, please Reset your Password

Login to your account.

Step 2

On the Apply for Membership page, select Add to Cart against the level of wish to apply for 

Step 3

Your Application Fee is sent to your Cart. Follow the on screen prompts to checkout or go to your Cart (top left of screen on desktop on in the menu structure on mobile).  Once in your Cart, click on the ‘Checkout’ button.

Step 4

Complete the requested information and click on the Next button. 

Step 5

The confirmation page is shown so you can check the details entered. Click on the ‘Place order’ button to proceed or ‘Previous’ to change if necessary.

Step 6

Enter your credit card details as requested and click on the ‘Make Payment’ button.  Your Tax Invoice is sent in an email. This can be re-sent if necessary.

Step 7

You will be taken to the Payment summary page.  Under the Membership Applications section, this page will ask you to return to your My Portal to complete your application.

Step 8

Return to your My Portal where you will see steps that need to be taken to fill in the necessary information. 

Step 9

You will be asked a series of questions and asked to upload certain information including your academic transcript, work samples, referee reports and experience journal/s.

As each step is completed it will disappear from the list. 

Step 10

Once all of the steps have been completed, please go to the 'Assessment' option on the left side menu.  Please click on Request Assessment and complete the questions to finalise your application.

 

Applying for Connect Membership

How do I apply for Connect Membership?

Step 1

If you do not yet have an account with us please Create a New Account.  If you already have an account but have forgotten your password, please Reset your Password

Once logged in, go to our Apply for Membership page.

Step 2

On the Connect Membership page, select Add to Cart next to Connect at the bottom of the page.  

Step 3

Your Application Fee is sent to your Cart. Follow the on screen prompts to checkout or go to your Cart (top left of screen on desktop on in the menu structure on mobile).  Once in your Cart, click on the ‘Checkout’ button. 

Step 4

Complete the requested information and click on the Next button. 

Step 5

The confirmation page is shown so you can check the details entered. Click on the ‘Place order’ button to proceed or ‘Previous’ to change if necessary.

Step 6

Enter your credit card details as requested and click on the ‘Make Payment’ button.  Your Tax Invoice is sent in an email. This can be re-sent if necessary.

Step 7

You will be taken to the Payment summary page.  

Step 8

To complete your application, please go to your My Portal (see top right of the API website or see the menu structure on a mobile device). At Create Declaration please select the Create box to complete the online form and finalise your application.

 

Risk Management Modules (RMM)

Bulk registrations and in-house workshops

Organisations who would:

  • like to register multiple attendees and/or
  • arrange for an in-house workshop

can contact education@api.org.au for assistance.

 

When do I renew my RMM

If you undertake valuations of Australian property (intellectual, personal, real and leasehold property including plant and machinery) and hold a Risk Management Module Completion Certificate that is to expire on 31 December this year then you are required to complete one of the available Risk Management Modules before the end of the current calendar year.

Not sure when you last completed a Risk Management Module?

Your CPD Diary in My Portal at www.api.org.au shows your recent CPD event history.  If you have a current Completion Certificate from a Risk Management Module which is not listed in your CPD Diary please contact education@api.org.au for assistance.

 

Advice for Membership Applicants

Applicants for Provisional Membership with Residential Property Valuer or Associate Membership with Certified Practising Valuer must complete a Risk Management Module as part of the Future Property Professionals Program.  

Applicants for other levels of membership are not required to complete a Risk Management Module, however, are welcome to undertake one.

Completion requirements

All API Members who undertake valuations of Australian property (intellectual, personal, real and leasehold property including plant and machinery) are required to hold a current Risk Management Module Completion Certificate from an API approved Risk Management Module.  Risk Management Module Completion Certificates last for three years from 31 December in the year of completion. 

The number of parts which must be completed is determined by your previous completion of Risk Management Module:

  • Participants who are yet to complete an RMM must complete Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3 (5 CPD points)
  • Participants who have already completed an RMM must complete Part 2 & Part 3 (3 CPD points).  Participants who have already completed an RMM are welcome to complete Part 1, however, such completion is not mandatory.
     

Risk Management Module pricing structure

 MembersNon-Members
Part 1: Introduction to RMM only (2 CPD points)$75.00$125.00
Part 2 & 3: Workshop & Assessment only (3 CPD points)*$225.00$375.00
* Part 2 and Part 3 are included in the one price  
   

About the Risk Management Modules

The Risk Management Module (RMM) program has been a requirement for practising Valuers since 2003 as a collective way to manage professional risk and ensure access to Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance.

All API Members who undertake valuations of Australian property (intellectual, personal, real & leasehold property or plant & machinery) must hold a current RMM Certificate. Certificates expire on 31 December of the third year following completion.

Applicants for Provisional Membership with Residential Property Valuer (RPV) and Associate Membership with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) must complete a RMM as part of the Future Property Professionals Program.

RMM 2018 is a blended learning program combining self-paced online Introductory Module, live Interactive Workshop, Online Assessment and online resources. A Certificate is provided on successful completion.

For more information please go to https://www.api.org.au/about-risk-management-module-rmm-2018

My first Risk Management Module

All current members and new applicants who undertake valuations of Australian property and are yet to complete a Risk Management Module must complete Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of the Risk Management Module.

Risk Management Module pricing structure

 MembersNon-Members
Part 1: Introduction to RMM only (2 CPD points)$75.00$125.00
Part 2 & 3: Workshop & Assessment only (3 CPD points)*$225.00$375.00
* Part 2 and Part 3 are included in the one price  
   

Do I have to do the online Module all at once?

No, you do not have to do it all at once.  You can go in and out of the online module as often as they like.

Can the online assessment for RMM be paused mid-way?

You do not have to do the quiz/assessment all at once.  You can go in and out of the quiz as often as you like, and your answers can be saved.

How long do I have to complete the assessment? Does the link" run out"?

There is no time limit on the quiz.  Also, there are no limits on how many time you can go in and out of the quiz/assessment

My Portal

Choose which emails I receive from the API

API Members can select the emails they receive from the API.  To set your preferences:

  • Login at www.api.org.au
  • Go to My Portal
  • Go to Communication Preferences on the side menu bar
  • Choose which emails you would like to receive from the API
  • Click Save

Online Purchases

Subscribe to the Australia and New Zealand Property Journal

A subscription to the API's Australia and New Zealand Property Journal is included as one of the benefits of being an API Member. 

Non-members can subscribe to the Journal.  A subscription gives online access to each edition as well as past editions back to 2012.

To subscribe:

Once you have made your purchase, please return to https://www.api.org.au/magazines/australia-and-new-zealand-property-journal  to access the Journal.