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Guides and Templates for the Adaptation Route

Before commencing your APC, you must read the following guides in order to fully understand the requirements of the Professional Route.

Candidates Guide — Professional Route

Guide for Employers, Supervisors and Counselors

Requirements and Competencies Guide

Ethics Guide

Ethics Decision Tree

Mandatory Competencies Guide

Once you have selected the competencies you wish to be assessed against for your chosen pathway, you can begin recording your structured training.
The records must be completed using the following APC templates:

Competency Achievement Planner
Is required to ensure that each candidate has interpreted the competencies correctly for their chosen pathway. Each Competency Achievement Planner is vetted by the Education and Membership Department before you commence your APC. It is not required to be submitted for Final Assessment.

APC Diary
Is to be used to assist you and your supervisor/counselor in recording your progress and maintaining your Logbook. These are not required to be submitted for Final Assessment but may be requested by Assessors.

APC Logbook
You are required to record your Core and Optional Competencies in your Logbook. Logbook entries should be recorded in days and not hours. You are not required to record your Mandatory Competencies in the Logbook. The Logbook is to be submitted as part of your Final Assessment submission.

APC PQSL Record
You are required to record 48 hours PQSL per year. The Record of PQSL is to be submitted as part of your Final Assessment submission.

APC Record of Progress
Your Record of Progress details your competencies to the required levels and are signed by your supervisor/counselor. The Record of Progress is to be submitted as part of your Final Assessment submission.

Supervisor’s Progress Reports
To be completed every three months. These are not required to be submitted for Final Assessment but may be requested by Assessors.

Counsellor’s Progress Reports
To be completed every six months. These are not required to be submitted for Final Assessment but may be requested by Assessors.

Final Assessment Record
To be completed at the 24 month stage when you have achieved all the required levels of the competencies. It is to be submitted as part of your Final Assessment submission. It comprises a summary and supervisor and counselor comments and signatures.

Referred Candidate Record
Is required to be submitted by all referred candidates as part of the Final Assessment submission. It comprises a forward plan, summary and supervisor and counselor comments and signatures.