Media Release: Shepherd Surveyor passes assessment of professional competence


GAVIN Miller, a residential surveyor working from the Falkirk and Stirling offices of Shepherd Chartered Surveyors, has passed his final Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and been elevated to MRICS status.

Commenting on his newly qualified status, Auchterarder-born Miller said: “Shepherd’s continued involvement throughout my training period helped ensure that I received all the training and expertise required to be successful at final assessment.

“The firm has a dedicated group of APC assessors and mentors that have assisted me through all stages of the APC process. I now look forward to starting my career as a Chartered Surveyor.”

Adrian Stott, an assessor and partner at Shepherd, said, “Surveyors such as Gavin are the end product of our continuous programme of investing in graduate surveyors, training them and putting them through their professional qualifications.

“Our clients in Falkirk and Stirling are now set to benefit from Gavin’s expertise as he embarks on the next stage of his career in the surveying profession.”

Shepherd has a well-established programme of investment in training new graduate surveyors.

As well as partner Adrian Stott’s additional roles as assessor, chairman of assessors and auditor of assessors with overall responsibility for APC training, fellow Shepherd partner, Ewen Sparks, and associates William Laidlaw, Richard Blanski, Jamie Savage and Andrew Sykes act as APC assessors, demonstrating the firm’s unparalleled commitment to the APC process and ability to provide candidates with all the information, advice and assistance they need to help them through their APCs.


For further information please contact Adrian Stott at Shepherd tel 0131 653 3456

Issued on behalf of Shepherd by Liquorice Media tel 0141 561 4018

Date 11th May 2012.

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