AND YOUR CAREER PATH
The public depends on the competence of
professional surveyors. The average person may not understand the
skills or expertise required for certain tasks. External
accreditation of the surveyor's competence is essential.
State and Territory Surveyors' Boards accredit
Cadastral surveyors via registration/licensing systems. Some states
have voluntary accreditation in geodesy, engineering and
ISA is investigating a voluntary
accreditation system for professional surveyors working outside the
jurisdictions of Surveyors' Boards. This scheme is being established
jointly with other associations under the banner of Spatial
Sciences Accreditation Australia.
The ISA has established the Australian
Hydrographic Surveyors Accreditation Panel. The panel relies on
the International Competency Standards for Hydrographic Surveyors as
established by the IHO and FIG.
ISA is also responsible for
accrediting university and TAFE spatial science courses around
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