IDP [Intern Development Program]
Beginning July 1st, 2009 NCARB will no longer accept paper verification forms and the six-month rule will apply for those establishing a new NCARB record. The six-month rule will be in effect for all NCARB Record holders beginning July 1st, 2010. For more information on the six-month rule please visit NCARB's website here.
For official IDP information please visit NCARB's website.
ARE [Architectural Registration Exam]
As of July 1st, 2009 you can take a portion of the ARE's concurrent with IDP.
ARE Scholarship from AIA National:
Please click on the link below for background and application information to the scholarship.
Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship
Q&A [follow up]
Answers to questions asked during the IDP presentation:
[IDP 2.0 Transition]
Phase 1 went into effect July 2009
· introduced opportunities for interns to earn minimum (core) training units and supplementary education credit when completing the Intern Development Program (IDP) while unemployed.
Phase 2 went into effect January 2010
· changes from training units to hours;
· redefines “supervisors” so people working as contract employees or independent contractors can still qualify as interns or supervisors;
· interns, whether or not employed, may earn minimum (core) training hours from the Emerging Professional’s Companion by having their mentor sign off on the activities. Exercises from the EPC will continue to be counted as supplementary education, and as of 1 January 2010 may be approved by a mentor.
Phase 3 to go into effect January 2011
· The current seven work settings will be condensed to three experience settings, and instead of IDP core competencies, there will be a list of tasks that interns must be able to perform competently prior to licensure for each experience area
[Earning credits without a supervisor or while unemployed]
· Mentor can approve activities completed from the Emerging Professional’s Companion;
· Interns whether or not employed in qualified work settings can earn up to 40 training hours toward the minimum (core) required training hours in each training area by completing qualified activities in the Emerging Professional’s Companion 2009 (EPC 2009);
· Interns whether or not employed in a qualified work setting can earn supplementary education training hours in the 16 training areas through completion of beginner-, intermediate-, and advance-level exercises that provide exposure to key practice issues, including liability; health, safety, and welfare; and ethical dilemmas;
· Interns whether or not employed in a qualified work setting, may earn 40 training hours in supplementary education by passing the LEED AP exam on or after 1 July 2009;
· Interns whether or not employed in a qualified work setting, may earn training hours for the following CSI Certificate Programs:
o CSI Construction Documents Technologist (CDT)
o CSI Certified Construction Specifier (CCS)
o CSI Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA)
Reporting for Certificate Programs
o Passage of the certificate programs shall be reported through the e-EVR in “My Supplementary Education.”
o A copy of certificates documenting completion or passing score reports must be uploaded to the e-EVR
· Interns whether or not employed in a qualified work setting, may earn supplementary education training hours by completing AIA-approved continuing education resources and programs;
· Interns, whether or not employed in a qualified work setting, may earn 16 minimum (core) training hours in Training Area 15 – “Office Management” by reading the NCARB Professional Conduct Monograph and passing the related quiz.
o Interns may access the NCARB Professional Conduct Monograph at no charge through “My NCARB Record.”
o Log on to “My NCARB Record” to take the online quiz.
o Upon passing of the quiz, “My Supplementary Education” in the e-EVR will be updated by NCARB to reflect the training hours earned within 4-6 weeks.
o Interns taking the NCARB Professional Conduct Monograph for IDP training hours will not be eligible to repeat the Professional Conduct Monograph for continuing education credit.