Our Membership pathways are easy to follow and are specifically designed to support you throughout your entire career. With both an academic and non-academic entry point there are multiple ways for you to join our elite network of property professionals.
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Academic Entry Pathway
The academic entry pathway is our most common pathway into a future in property. Our student memberships are well suited to these incoming professionals with plenty of benefits to help our students when it becomes time to start looking for job placements. But don’t leave it to the last minute, find out why you should become a student member today.
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We also offer a non-degree pathway for those who have been working in property and have a wealth of experience and knowledge however lack a formal qualification. We can support you with industry recognised credentials to help you continue to develop your career and be recognised for your skills and experience.
Find the membership that suits you!
Open to those studying full or part-time, regardless of the area of study.
Open to anyone who has completed a degree or has completed 3 years of professional experience within the property industry
Graduates of an API degree accredited for RPV or CPV may apply for Provisional Membership.
Graduates of an API degree accredited for CPV with at least two years professional experience in the industry, may apply for Associate Membership as a pathway to the Certified Practicing Valuer Certification.
Fellow Membership is awarded to Members in recognition of dedication and commitments to the property industry and the API.
For those who have retired from work but want to stay in touch and up to date with industry information. This option is only available as a transfer from an existing membership.
Life Fellow (Honorary)
The Life Fellowship is conferred on the recommendation of the API Board, following a stringent nomination, endorsement and referee process. This is the most prestigious honour which the API awards to members for outstanding service and leadership.
Open to anyone interested in the property industry but who may not meet the requirements for Professional Membership.