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RICS Matrics webinars

RICS Matrics webinars

RICS has a well-established younger membership – RICS Matrics. RICS Matrics supports new members entering the profession, as well as working with RICS to shape the future of surveying and grow the size and respect of the profession across industries globally.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Matrics is hosting several webinars to support and inform the professional. Register now to join one of the upcoming webinars or click on links below to view one from our recently recorded series.

Catch up on past webinars

Matrics Liverpool

Smart Surveyors are Sustainable Surveyors Chartered Environmental Surveyor David Inman FRICS CEnv discusses the importance sustainability management and metrics are in today's real estate world.

This webinar will not only support your APC Levels 1, 2 and 3 Sustainability competency, but support you developing skills to make a difference in the marketplace.

The seminar concludes with a Q&A session.

RICS Matrics - Cavity Barriers in Masonry Facades

This webinar looks at some of the typical build-ups of masonry façades and the UK regulatory requirements for fire protection within this facade type including the latest changes regarding fire classifications.

Matrics Glasgow & CMS – Insurance – Professional Consultant’s Certificates Under the CML Handbook

This webinar will cover:
• What are PCCs and when are they needed
• The professional’s scope of services
• Risk management and PI Insurance cover
• Guidance from caselaw and key points to remember

This session is suitable for those already preparing for their Final Assessment and those who at the start of APC journey.

Matrics Merseyside: The banana skin of the RICS APC Ethics, Rules of Conduct and professionalism competency

In this webinar, APC Assessor Chairman David Inman FRICS shares the basics of what you need to know and some tips on how to give yourself the best chance of succeeding with this competency, including covering the new RICS Rules of Conduct. The seminar also includes a brief Q&A session.

RICS Matrics: COVID-19 and Other Commercial Lease Issues 2022

Hosted by Matrics Merseyside, Hill Dickinson Legal Director, Bill Chandler, explores the latest developments in law and practice relating to commercial leases, including:

• COVID-19
• RPI rent reviews
• Tenant insolvency
• Recent cases on service charges and break clauses
• Major changes proposed to Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES)

Glasgow Matrics Committee – APC support group 27/01/2022

The Glasgow and The West Matrics Committee hosted this APC Support Group alongside two guest speakers; Jelena Dusevska and Alistair Clelland APC Study/Support Group. The speakers discussed their APC experience, and the committee offered answers to questions that our delegates had.

This session is suitable for those already preparing for their Final Assessment and those who at the start of APC journey.

RICS Matrics Glasgow Committee APC Quiz

The Matrics Glasgow Chair runs an APC Quiz compiled by the committee with questions from across the Level 1 Mandatory Competencies which are applicable to all Pathways. Come along to test yourself and your Level 1 knowledge ahead of Assessment. This session is suitable for those already preparing for their Final Assessment and those who are at the start of APC journey.

Merseyside Matrics Committee - APC support group 13/01/2022

In this webinar, APC specialist and assessor, Jennifer Lemen BSc (Hons) FRICS, discusses the APC mandatory competencies which  include the following:-

  • How to write up your knowledge at level 1
  • How to write up your experience at levels 2 and 3
  • What do you need to know for your final assessment interview?
  • Current hot topics

Apprentices  Getting qualified, chartered and raising your profile

This discussion, chaired by RICS Matrics UK Chair Natasha Tyler, focuses on:

  • How to maintain your learning plan during furlough
  • Top tips for gaining AssocRICS
  • RICS support available for AssocRICS candidates (presentation on screen).
  • Staying motivated to achieve MRICS
  • Transitioning from being an apprentice to being a chartered surveyor
  • RICS Matrics YSOYA - why to apply for Apprentice of the Year
  • Q&A from the audience.

Join Natasha Tyler, Chair of RICS Matrics UK talking to past winners and judges of the Awards to share their experience. Since applications have just opened for YSOYA 2020, this webinar helps inspire and encourage you to apply, or nominate a colleague or mentor. They cover:

- Why they applied
- Did they self-nominate
- How to identify if you should apply/nominate
- Sharing experience and benefits of being shortlisted/winning
- Sharing their career journey so far
- What are judges looking for
- Encouraging applicants for 2020

Entries are now open for the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards. The awards recognise and celebrate the most inspirational young surveying professionals in the UK. Judges will be looking for outstanding role models who work to the highest standards of professionalism and act as advocates for the profession. 

Click here to find out more

Academia, students and Covid 19 – experiences of students, new graduates and lecturers

The discussion, chaired by RICS Matrics UK Chair Natasha Tyler, covers:

  • Sharing experience of the impact of coronavirus on studies and graduating.
  • How it has impacted dissertations, remaining exams and placements.
  • Experience of virtual classrooms vs face-to-face discussions
  • Discuss: challenges vs opportunities
  • Support for students
  • Looking beyond graduation
  • Q&A from the audience

APC Q&A – everything you need to know about your APC

This webinar, hosted by Natasha Tyler, Chair of RICS Matrics, covers the following topics:

• Getting your training and experience
• Impact of furlough on training for candidates
• How can counsellors and mentors help whilst furloughed
• Writing your case study and full submission
• Preparing for final assessment in the current climate
• Digital final assessment information (will need RICS input)
• Support and resources available

Furlough: Your experience, prospects and support from Lionheart

This RICS Matrics weekly webinar series, hosted by Natasha Tyler, Chair of RICS Matrics UK, covers the following topics:

• Three Matrics members sharing their furlough experience at different stages of their career.
• Using your time to benefit yourself and others.
• Job prospects for those furloughed and students.
• Benefit of networking and keeping in touch with contacts.
• Hear from Lionheart with a 20 minute mini-support session.
• Audience Q&A