Objective 1 – knowledge, capability and excellence

To support architects in the delivery of professional services for the benefit of the community and advancement of the industry.

Strategic initiatives

• Undertake proactive communications, education and engagement with registered and future architects about the importance and value of registration
• Engage with Victorian universities about preparing graduates to meet requirements for practical experience and becoming registered architects
• Communicate the importance of fulfilling Continuing Professional Development obligations
• Work with the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia to support nationally consistent accreditation and registration of architects in Australia
• Support, recognise and monitor high standards of architectural education in Victorian universities

Measures of success

• Increase in registration numbers, particularly among persons who meet registration requirements but are not registered as architects
• Increase in the number of initiatives and events delivered to Victorian universities and future architects about professional practice, regulation and pre-registration and registration requirements
• Ensure the National Standard of Competency for Architects is embedded in pre-registration programs and that registered architects comply with Continuing Professional Development obligations