AICP Training, Exam and Study Resource Information
APA LA, OC, IE AICP Study SessionSaturday, March 30th
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
University of Southern California
Cost: $40. Lunch is provided.
Prepare for the AICP exam in May or November with APA LA's annual AICP Study Session. Distinguished faculty and planning professionals will give targeted lectures and answer questions on a variety of exam topics, including housing, historic preservation, planning history, urban design, planning law, and planning ethics. Enrollment is limited. Reserve your spot today: http://www.brownpapertickets.
The Exam is given twice a year in May and November. The next exam application window is for May 2013.
Application window open: December 1, 2012
Early Bird Application Deadline: December 15, 2012
Final Application Deadline: January 24, 2013
Early Bird Notification Date: February 15, 2013
Final Notification date: April 4, 2013
Testing window: May 7-21, 2013
APA is also accepting applications for the Advanced Specialty Certification exams
Visit the National APA website for information about ASC that includes eligibility criteria, application instructions, an Exam Candidate Bulletin, a suggested reading list to help you prepare for either the AICP CEP or AICP CTP exam, and testimonials from some of the experts who helped APA develop the criteria and exams for both credentials. Also, sign up to receive e-mail alerts from APA about Advanced Specialty Certification in the months ahead.
Be in the vanguard of certified professional planners! Earn an Advanced Special Certification in environmental or transportation planning and demonstrate to your peers, employer, and colleagues in related professions that you are both an expert and leader in your chosen specialization.
2012 AICP Training Opportunities:
Click on the link for the schedule and info for San Diego's AICP exam prep classes, every 1st and 3rd Saturday, starting Feb. 20th. The training has been updated to reflect the content of the exam, based on my November audit and several others who recently took the exam. There is limited seating of 25 people
San Diego Section: http://www.sdapa.org/exam/index.php
We hope to be able to offer other training opportunities through LA APA in 2010. Email blasts will be sent about these events.
For questions regarding the AICP Exam, please don’t hesitate to contact Pintu Behera, Professional Development Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants can refer all exam related questions to email@example.com.
Reduced Exam Fee Scholarship Program:
This program was put into place to offer assistance to those individuals who may defer taking or are unable to take the AICP exam because of the high cost. Please contact Marissa Aho, AICP at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be considered for this program.
Reduced Fee Scholarships for the May 2013 AICP Exam
If you are NOT already a member of AICP or FAICP, AND you meet the minimum educational and experience qualifications required to take the May 2012 AICP Exam, AND you are experiencing real financial hardship… consider applying for one of the APA California AICP Exam Reduced Fee Scholarships. The deadline to apply by email is 5 PM on Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
This scholarship program was put into place to offer assistance to APA members in California who may defer taking, or are unable to take the AICP exam, because of its high cost. All applications received by the deadline will be evaluated by a subcommittee of the Chapter board, and a final determination of Chapter scholarship recipients will be made by January 20, 2012.