PD Resources and Policies

Members are responsible for self-reporting their learning activities via the Online Reporting tool and for ensuring that the learning activities being reported are in keeping with the guidelines of the PD program. 

Members are encouraged to review the PD Guidelines below prior to reporting their learning activities. Further questions can be directed to education@aaa.ab.ca.

The requirements for the 2018 – 2020 reporting period are 70 learning hours (LH) over the two-year reporting period with a minimum of 35 Structured LHs. Members are encouraged to review the PD Activities Allocation Chart below for complete details.

PD Program - Summary of Guidelines 2018 - 2020 Reporting Period

Last Modified: 01/31/2019

The Alberta Association of Architects’ (AAA) Professional Development Program (PDP) has been put in place to ensure that its registered and licensed members, who have exclusive statutory rights of practice, are able to respond to professional obligations to clients, the public and the profession...

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PD Program 2018-2020 Learning Activities Allocation Chart

Last Modified: 12/14/2018

The requirements for the 2018 – 2020 reporting period are 70 learning hours (LH) over the two-year reporting period with a minimum of 35 Structured LHs. All learning activities for this period must be taken and reported between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2020...

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2018- 2020 Reporting Period FAQ

Last Modified: 01/31/2019

1. How do I access my AAA Transcript? Login to the website. Links are provided if you have forgotten your username or password. Once logged in, select ‘Online Reporting Tool’ from the Professional Development menu...

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PD Primary Jurisdiction Policy

Last Modified: 12/14/2018

The Primary Jurisdiction Policy is intended to streamline the reporting for out-of-province members. The primary jurisdiction for Canadian members is defined as the member’s principal place of practice and residence in Canada...

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PD New Member Policy

Last Modified: 01/31/2019

Newly registered architects and licensed interior designers should consult the points and table below to determine their professional development requirements...

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PD Intern Policy

Last Modified: 12/14/2018

Effective January 1, 2016, the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) Intern Professional Development Program applies to all Intern Architects and Intern Interior Designers who have completed seven (7) years in the applicable Internship Program...

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PD Non-Compliance Policy

Last Modified: 01/31/2019

Members are required to complete and report their professional development requirements by the June 30th reporting deadline of the two-year reporting period. Further, new members are required to complete the AAA mandatory courses by the corresponding deadline...

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PD Audit Policy

Last Modified: 12/14/2018

AAA members are responsible for self-reporting their learning activities via our online professional development (PD) reporting system. It is the member's responsibility to ensure that the learning activities being reported are in keeping with the guidelines of the PD program...

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PD Detailed Structured Learning Topics

Last Modified: 12/14/2018

The following is a detailed list of Structured Learning Topics: 1. Legal Issues and Legislation...

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