GISP-AP Certification

SSSI-GISP-AP117-1.pngIn the Spatial Information & Cartography Commission expertise is acknowledged under the internationally-recognised Geographic Information Systems Professional (Asia Pacific) (GISP-AP) Certification. Endorsement under this Certification informs the general public and other professionals that your skills and expertise in spatial information and cartography are recognised at SSSI's highest level.

The GISP-AP Certification process requires a professional to initially demonstrate that an advanced level of expertise has been achieved, including: 

  • successful completion of particular formal tertiary education in a particular spatial science discipline
  • achievement of further relevant professional experience
  • contributions to the profession.

Additionally a GISP-AP is a certified Geographic Information Systems Professional who has been assessed as meeting the minimum standards for ethical conduct and professional practice, as defined by the program (refer to the GISP-AP Code of Ethics and Rules of Conduct).

SSSI Members and non-members are eligible to apply for GISP-AP Certification.

Certificate holders are required to re-certify every five years in order to maintain certification.