How much does it cost? And what are the ongoing costs?

APEA is a non-profit, member-owned professional association. We exist to improve the professional lives of our members, and continuously strive to meet their expectations.

The RPEng assessment scheme is no exception. To meet the expectations of the membership, the program is administered on a cost-recovery basis, ensuring that members pay the lowest fee, without compromising the quality of the scheme.

Here are the current fees:

RPEng (and RPEQ)

Only available to APEA members
Not a member? Join today and we’ll waive the fee


For three years


RPEng renewal for members is


For three years

RPEQ only 

Only available for non-members
But wouldn’t you just become a member?


For three years

Ongoing eligibility for RPEQ


To remain eligible ongoing RPEQ status, applicants must meet the ongoing eligibility requirements for Professionals Australia. For the next 3 years.


Join APEA today, and we’ll waive the initial assessment fee, saving you $300.

Learn more about membership benefits here.