RICS Rules of Conduct

Who should attend?

This course is for all Graduates and Placement Students in the final year of their APC.

What’s the course about?

This course is designed to give candidates a detailed overview of the RICS Rules of Conduct and Ethics

What will be covered?

  • The APC Rules of Conduct and Ethics Competency - for Members & Firms
  • Why do we need Rules of Conduct?
  • Ethical Standards (Members)
    • Act with Integrity
    • Always Provide a High Standard of Service
    • Act in a way that promotes trust in the profession
    • Treat others with respect
    • Take responsibility
  • Personal & Professional Standards for Members
  • Rules of Conduct for Firms
    • Proportionality
    • Accountability
    • Consistency
    • Targeting
    • Transparency
  • Firm Administration
    • Use of designations
    • Providing information to the RICS
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
    • Why do we need it?
    • Who does it protect?
    • Levels required based on turnover
    • Run off cover
  • Complaints Handling Procedure
  • Handling Clients Money
    • Separate client accounts
  • CPD
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • The Bribery Act 2010
  • Setting up your own practice
    • Inform the RICS and regulate
    • PII cover
    • Complaints Handling Procedure
    • Procedure in place in the event of retirement / death (LOCUM)
  • Typical APC Questions (Level 3)

Learning Outcomes

Following attendance at this course the candidate will have a better understanding of the Rules of Conduct and Ethics with specific reference to:

  • The 5 Ethical Standards and examples of each
  • Bribery Act – giving and receiving of gifts / hospitality
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Handling client’s money
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Understanding the steps undertaken when setting up in practice as a Chartered Surveyor

Trainer: Mark Hoffman

Duration: 2 hours

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Duration: 2 months
Price: £49.00

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