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ACE Member Organisation

Kamra tal-Periti (KTP)

The Professional centre - Sliema Road – Gzira GZR 06
Phone: +356 213 12 888
Fax: +356 213 43 002
Email: kamratalperiti(at)go.net(dot)mt
Website: www.ktpmalta.org

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Professional title

Protection of the title of architectYes
Protection of the function of architectsNo 
Professional title Perit
Mandatory RegistrationYes
If yes, Where ? Kamra tal-Periti (KTP)
Competent authority Warranting Board appointed by Ministry of Resources and Rural Affairs, with direct elections, and representatives of Kamra tal-Periti + Kamra tal Periti (Chamber of Architects & Civil Engineers).

Access to the profession: How to become an architect in this country ?



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• Programme 1:
- Academic training of 5 years
- Degree in Engineering and Architecture
- Compulsory professional experience of 1 year (supervised by a recognised architect)
- Compulsory professional examination by the Periti Warranting Board
- Continued training: not compulsory.

• Programme 2 (First intake October 2010)
- One year of design foundation studies
- Academic training of 3 years (Bachelor’s Honours degree)
- Academic training of 2 years (Master’s degree)
- Degree in Architecture
- Professional experience of 1 year.
- Continued training: not compulsory.

Entrance examinations Yes

Traineeship

Additional compulsory practical training- internship1 year
2 years if the academic qualification is obtained overseas
Requirement for undertaking a period of traineeship Final Diploma
Period of traineeship supervised (overseen)
By who ?
Yes
Supervised by professional authority
Practical training period
Where ?
To which conditions
No compulsory period in either the office or the site but the candidate has to show that he/she has gained experience in both places. 
Number of hours per month required Information not known
Compulsory Professional examinationYes
Complementary professional education
Remuneration of the TraineeshipInformation not known
Trainee accompanied Information not known
Specific supplementary courses organised Information not known
Model form of contract available Information not known
Traineeship and practical experience undertaken abroad taken into account Information not known
Evaluation of the Traineeship Yes 
Evaluation method used log book

Liability and insurance

No information available

Continuous Professional Development

Does a system of CPD for architects exists in your country ?Yes
If yes:
- Is it compulsory ?
- Is it encouraged ?
- Is it free ?
It is encouraged
If it is compulsory,
is it required by law,
or by a Code of Conduct ?
Not compulsory
 
If it is regulated, who regulates the system:
a professional body,
a governmental body,
a combination of the two ?


Is it organised ? On a national scale
Who provides the courses: Kamra tal Periti participate in the delivery of certain courses
What level of training is provided: Various within the Periti discipline
Are certain subjects mandatory ?No
What types of activities or provisions are accepted :


Do you have any evaluation criteria for the CPD material ? Not available
Who recognize (accredits) these trainings :Still to be established
Development of the trainings :
A. Estimated number of courses / year
B. Estimated number of participants / year
C. Estimated lesson hours / year

A. 25-35 courses per year
B. 400 participants per year
C 450 hours per year
Level of requirements for the architects :Various
 
Is this required level validated or checked and how:
A. Not requested,
B. Self-assessment of value,
C. Attendance tracking,
D. Self-assessment using self-test,
E. By regular checks,
F. Examination,
G. Thesis,
H. Others means (e.g. electronic monitoring) ?
C.  Attendance tracking

Is training (provision) delivered abroad accepted ? Possibly
What kind of sanction is applied for the non-compliance with CPD obligation:
A. None,
B.  Reprimand,
C. Expulsion from the register,
D. Other ?
To be established
Do you have a database of the content of your CPD Programme ? Not yet

Requirements to practice in this country

What requirements must a European architects fulfil to practice in this country ?

No information available

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