Get Certified

SSSI Certification identifies your level of expertise in the surveying and spatial professions to your peers, clients, employers, and the wider community. Certification allows members and non-members alike to gain recognition of their competence and integrity via a formal “Portfolio-based” process.
Under the SSSI Specialised Certification Program, certification is available for spatial information, hydrographic surveying, remote sensing, engineering surveying professionals, and general certification.
Certification represents: 

  • the highest standards of professionalism
  • specialisation of skills and knowledge
  • currency of expertise
  • leadership.



As a Certified SSSI Professional, you: 

  • gain a mark of excellence, the differentiator in a crowd of other spatial professionals
  • achieve recognition from employers and enhance your career opportunities
  • attain an extra measure of credibility, respect and recognition within and outside of the professional community
  • obtain recognition from Government, community and the public for your contribution to the spatial sciences.

As an employer of a SSSI Certified Professional, you can: 

  • increase the confidence that a company’s clients have in the company
  • use the Program as part of a career-development roadmap for employees.


The SSSI Certification Program is available to SSSI Members and non-members. Each applicant must satisfy the requirements set out by that level of SSSI Certification. Applicants must also demonstrate a set of educational and professional experience requirements in order to be considered for that level of Certification.
Please visit the appropriate Certification below for more information.