Resources for Supervisor
and Mentors


Certification Guidelines

The Certification Guidelines outlines the requirements for NCARB certification for U.S., Canadian, and foreign architects. This document replaced the Handbook for Interns and Architects in July 2012. [download]

AXP Guidelines

Essential reading for licensure candidates, supervisors, and mentors participating in the Architectural Experience Program (AXP). The document includes introductory information, steps to completing the program, reporting procedures, work settings, training requirements, and core competencies licensure candidates should understand before becoming licensed. [download]


AXP Supervisor e-News
This electronic publication is sent to AXP supervisors. Provides tips for successful supervising and resources that will assist both supervisors and licensure candidates navigating the program. [more]

AXP e-News
This electronic publication is sent to NCARB Record holders currently completing the Architectural Experience Program (AXP). Topics cover the latest news about the program, Record-processing information, important reminders, and information related to the program from NCARB’s Annual Meeting and Conference held each June. [more]

Social Media

Join the AXP Supervisors group on LinkedIn— a community where supervisors and mentors can learn about the latest program changes, share best practices, and more!


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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.