Registered Landscape Architect(RLA) Oral Interview Assessment Criteria
An oral interview is usually conducted in the Applicant’s Chapter by a state-based panel of three (3) senior Registered Landscape Architects. Interviews run for approximately 45 - 60 minutes.
The Panel assesses the applicant against some or all of the following:
1. A review of professional experience using the applicants’ portfolio
2. Knowledge of AILA as a Professional Body – including:
• The legal status of the Institute under Corporations Law including the Company Constitution
• The structure of the Institute
• The Institute’s Strategic Plan
• The Institute’s key objectives, including key policy and position statements.
3. Responsibilities as an AILA Registered Member – including:
• Professional responsibilities to the community, the Institute and other AILA members
• The Code of Professional Conduct
• A commitment to a personal CPD (Continuing Professional Development) program
• An anticipated contribution to the profession and membership.
4. Responsibilities as an AILA Registered Member – including:
• Current issues of professional practice
• Relationships between the building design professions and the importance of collaborations between professions
• Current environmental and community issues –and their relevance to Landscape Architecture
• Current and emerging social, environmental and professional issues.
Please find below the relevant documentation to help you prepare for your interview:
Pre- interview workshop presentation slides
The Code of Conduct
AILA CPD Policy
AILA Membership Policy
Revised AILA Strategic Plan 2018-2022
Registration Guide and Assessment Report for Mentors and Applicants (RLA Standard Mentorship Pathway Applicants only)
The Interview Panel may ask a range of questions and seek comments relating to the documents above and policies of AILA including the constitution and other policies available at http://www.aila.org.au/policies/.