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Offering options for meeting the registration exam requirement

Classification: Non-Health

Regulatory Body

Ontario Association of ARCHITECTS

Ontario Association of ARCHITECTS


This practice provides options for meeting the registration exam requirement.

The Ontario Association of Architects provides applicants with an option to choose between the Examination for Architects in Canada and the Architect Registration Examination.

These exams have different fee scales and schedules.

This flexibility enables applicants to choose a registration pathway that meets their specific circumstances

Value to Regulator

  • Helps to accommodate diverse needs of applicants.
  • Makes registration process more efficient and less complicated; timelines are improved, unnecessary steps are eliminated, use of resources is optimized.
  • Helps to prevent potential for unintended or differential impact on non-traditional applicants.

Value for Applicants

  • Resources and alternative ways to meet registration requirements are available to applicants.
  • Enables applicants to meet registration requirements in more efficient way; process is streamlined and registration requirements are relevant and fair.

Duties from Registration Practices Assessment Guides

This practice falls under the following duties from the Registration Practices Assessment Guides:

  • Assessment of Qualifications
  • Fairness

Profession's Membership Size

Medium (2,000 to 10,000 members)

Date of publication:

May 31, 2013