EMSC News - November 2022

November 2, 2022

welcome to new members

A special welcome to the EMS members who have recently joined SSSI.

  • Chad Mohr, QLD, Member
  • Rian Hornhardt, SA, Member
  • Lawrence Cayabyab, WA, Member
  • Laren Collen, WA, Member
  • Bevan Macdonald, QLD, Member
  • Johannes Matika, QLD, Member
  • Gareth Rowell, VIC, Member
  • Ersan Yeni, WA, Member
  • Yves Ntamuhanga, WA, Member
  • James Avens, TAS, Member
  • Troy Borton, VIC, Affiliate
  • Benjamin Sudlow, WA, Affiliate 
  • Andrew Stephenson, TAS, Associate Member
  • Luke Duffield, NSW, Associate Member
  • Biljan Stankovic, NSW, Associate Member
  • Jamie Buchanan, VIC, Associate Member
  • John Leonard, VIC, Associate Member
  • Stephen Williamson, NSW, Associate Member
  • Stuart Clarke, WA, Associate Member
  • Leon Sneddon, WA, Associate Member
  • Liam Au-Yeung, QLD, Associate Member
  • Luke Bradfield, NSW, Student
  • Claire Warren, NSW, Student
  • Scott Mills, QLD, Student
  • Despina Lambos, SA, Student 
  • Nicolas Mastrippolito, VIC, Student
  • Brett Kohlmann, VIC, Student
  • Maxwell Aubin, WA, Student



SSSI is committed to delivering a lively and robust CPD program. SSSI is proud of its National Webinar Series. Showcasing national and international speakers discussing relevant topics of interest to the spatial and surveying professions. 

To see a list of all upcoming events click here

Don't forget to check out what is on offer via our eCPD 


Did you know there are three pathways you can follow to gain ESP-AP Certification:

  • Emeritus Provision
    Emeritus achievement of ES P-AP is available to those SSSI members and non-members who have retired as an ES P-AP and wish to maintain the recognition of their professional standing in retirement. Emeritus ES P-AP is an honorary recognition and as such does not require an annual CPD return to maintain certification.
  • Qualification Based Provision
    Require AQF/NZQF Level 7 surveying related qualification and a minimum of 4 years of documented work experience. Or (at minimum) AQF/NZQF Level 6 certification and further education (to be gained either from a Non-Survey Diploma/Degree or alternatively through Course Points, Short courses and workshops, and Seminars and Conferences together) along with a minimum of 4 years of documented work experience. 
  • Long Term Practice Provision 
    This option requires a minimum of an Australian AQF or NZQF Level 6 surveying related qualification or AQF/NZQF Level 5 surveying related qualification  (obtained during or before 2015) along with 10 years’ documented work experience while also obtaining a minimum of 300 documented points within the Professional Experience component for ESP-AP. Please note - this provision is only available until the 1st of July, 2023

Want to know more? Then visit ESP-AP Certification for more details.

Please note - the ESP-AP Certification Application Form can now be completed online! Please visit the above website to access. 

Certification is invaluable to individuals as they move through all stages of their careers. It is a formal recognition that an individual is an expert in their field and keeps up to date with current technologies and direction of the industry. Certification can also present a competitive edge and provide new opportunities to take individuals further in their career journey.

Certification is also beneficial for employers and businesses, helping them to provide clients with assurance that the work they carry out will be to high industry standards and will cement their position as trusted advisors.

For more information about ESP-AP Certification, contact info@sssi.org.au


We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest from ESP-AP certified professionals who are interested in becoming an ESP-AP Assessor. If you have some extra time on your hands and would like further information - please contact Julie Fairman.


For further information about the EMSC contact:

Andrew Barkham
Chair, Engineering & Mining Surveying Commission
Email: chair.emsc@sssi.org.au 

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