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2020 Assessor Recruitment has now closed

We will be in touch with all applicants in early January with news of assessor selection for 2020.

If you have any questions please contact the Membership Team on +44(0)20 7929 9462 or by email at

 The next recruitment for Assessors will be in November 2021.


APC Assessors

Assessors play a critical role in shaping the membership of the RTPI and are responsible for assessing the following types of applications:

Assessors are involved in one of the key stages of a planner's career, and are central to ensuring that the Institute's high professional standards are maintained. It is vital that assessors carry out assessments in a thorough and professional manner. This ensures that all candidates receive both a consistent standard of assessment and constructive feedback on their submissions.

You can find out what's required in assessing all routes to Chartered membership here:

Assessor selection

Being an assessor is a demanding but rewarding role which affords you the opportunity to gain first hand experience of the membership assessment process. It can be a great form of continuing professional development (CPD) and can help you broaden your understanding of what it means to be a Chartered Town Planner.

You can find out more about what's involved here: