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APA 6th Edition

If the competencies are only available to course members and the instructor via a password-protected course website, the information isn't publicly accessible to anyone outside of the course. Since the information is therefore not recoverable in the public domain, please use the format for personal communication to cite the information in-text only (American Psychological Association, 2020, p. 179) and note Royal Roads University as the author of the information.

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. 

APA 7th Edition

If the intended reader of the document is the instructor who can access the materials, use the appropriate formatting to cite and reference the competencies in the document; see How to cite and reference PowerPoints in APA Style? for information and a sample reference.

If the competencies are only available to course members and the instructor via a password-protected course website, the information isn't publicly accessible to anyone outside of the course. If the document will be read by an audience who doesn't have course access, cite the competencies as personal communication in-text only (American Psychological Association, 2020, p. 260) and note Royal Roads University as the author of the information.

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000