Supervisors and Mentors

IDP Supervisor and Mentor

Understanding and completing AXP is every licensure candidate’s responsibility. However, they can’t complete it alone.

AXP supervisors and mentors play crucial roles throughout the experience process. Their knowledge, guidance, and support are invaluable to the development of a licensure candidate and add to the long-term quality of the profession. It is essential that they understand the requirements and objectives of the AXP in order to help licensure candidates complete the program in a timely manner.

Working With a Supervisor

An AXP supervisor is the individual who supervises a licensure candidate on a daily basis. [more]

Working With a Mentor

A mentor is a loyal advisor, teacher, or coach. [more]

Working With a Licensure Candidate

The purpose of the AXP is to develop competent architects who are prepared to practice architecture independently upon initial registration. [more]

Related Publications


AXP Guidelines
Updated June 2016! The AXP Guidelines is essential reading for licensure candidates, supervisors, and mentors participating in the AXP. The document includes steps to completing the program, reporting procedures, experience requirements, and more!

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Related Content

Approving Experience
When a licensure candidate submits an experience report, you will receive an email notification letting you know that it is ready for your review and approval.