|Protection of the title of architect||Yes |
|Protection of the function of architects||No|
|Mandatory Registration||Yes. |
To use the title but not to practise the profession
|If yes, Where ?||Bureau Architectenregister (BA)|
|Competent authority||Bureau Architectenregister (BA)|
Architects who are registered with the BA can, if they so wish, become member of the Bond van Nederlandse Architecten (BNA), the only Dutch professional association of architects in the Netherlands.
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- Academic training of 5 years at Technical Universities (Delft or Eindhoven) and, after 4 years of Higher Technical School and 4 years in an Academy of Architecture, combined with the practice of the profession in the architectural sector.
- Degree of MSc in architecture (Technical Universities) or degree of Master of Architecture (Academy of Architecture).
- 2-year professional experience will be required as from January 2015.
- Compulsory registration with the SBA to be able to use the title but not to practice the profession.
- Compulsory Continued training.
|Additional compulsory practical training- internship||2 years (as from January 2015) |
|Requirement for undertaking a period of traineeship|
|Period of traineeship supervised (overseen) |
By who ?
|Practical training period|
To which conditions
|Number of hours per month required|
|Compulsory Professional examination|
|Complementary professional education|
|Remuneration of the Traineeship|
|Specific supplementary courses organised|
|Model form of contract available|
|Traineeship and practical experience undertaken abroad taken into account|
|Evaluation of the Traineeship|
|Evaluation method used|
Design contracts are mostly covered by standard conditions on the mutual rights and obligations of the contracting parties (usually the DNR). According to these standard conditions architect liability expires after five years from the day on which the assignment ends. In the standard conditions architect liability is often limited to its extent. In particular the architect liability is limited to the architects fee or to the advisory costs.
|Does a system of CPD for architects exists in your country ?||Yes|
|If yes: |
- Is it compulsory ?
- Is it encouraged ?
- Is it free ?
Architects are obliged to carry out at least 16 hours of CPD per year. BNA members are responsible for carrying out 30 hours of CPD per year; the training is organised, promoted and audited by the BNA
|If it is compulsory,|
is it required by law,
or by a Code of Conduct ?
| Required by laws and by a code of conduct |
|If it is regulated, who regulates the system:|
a professional body,
a governmental body,
a combination of the two ?
|A professional body,|
A governmental body,
|Is it organised ?||On a national scale|
|Who provides the courses:||Professional/architects’ bodies; schools of architecture; other institutions or firms|
|What level of training is provided:||General awareness; Regulation and legislation, Detailed knowledge; Advanced knowledge|
|Are certain subjects mandatory ?|
|What types of activities or provisions are accepted :|
Recognised courses; Other courses; Workshop; Presentations; Excursions or visits
|Do you have any evaluation criteria for the CPD material ?||Yes|
|Who recognize (accredits) these trainings :|
|Development of the trainings :|
A. Estimated number of courses / year
B. Estimated number of participants / year
C. Estimated lesson hours / year
60 courses / year
1200 participants /year
240 hours per year
|Level of requirements for the architects :||16-30 h / 1 year |
|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,
H. Others means (e.g. electronic monitoring) ?
| Self-assessment of value, Attendance tracking |
|Is training (provision) delivered abroad accepted ?|
|What kind of sanction is applied for the non-compliance with CPD obligation:|
C. Expulsion from the register,
D. Other ?
|Expulsion form the Register|
|Do you have a database of the content of your CPD Programme ?||Yes|
What requirements must a European architects fulfil to practice in this country ?
No information available