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Round 12: Applications for certification close on 30 Sep 2017

Round 12 applications for certification will close on 30 September 2017. Further information about submitting an application can be viewed at: Information about the scheme, competencies and assessment processes can be found throughout the SCP Australia website are at: If you have any particular questions or concerns, please contact  or call (08) 8302 3933...

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Business Environment

At present, three schemes with relevance to site contamination practitioners have been developed by: EIANZ: CEnvP; Soil Science Australia: CPSS; and CRC CARE / SCPA: CP SAM While these schemes aim to deliver certification for the same professional sector, they are seen to be different by the profession, industry as well as regulatory jurisdictions. CRC CARE and EIANZ considering a single accreditation scheme Given the concerns raised by many about the existence of different schemes, both CRC CARE and EIANZ have agreed in principle to develop a scheme that merges CEnvP and SCPA: CP SAM. The resulting scheme is intended to address issues that concern the...

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Time to Renew

SCP Australia certification runs for each financial year from 1st July to June 30. For certified practitioners seeking to renew their certification, you will need to submit a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Diary demonstrating CPD activities over the last 12 months. ...

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Insights from successful certification applicants

Carly Clark who is Principal Scientist with SEMF and Sector Leader, Environment in Melbourne, Joe Pedicini who is Principal Consultant with LBW Environmental Projects in Adelaide, and Christopher Sandiford who is Senior Associate Environmental Scientist with Senversa in Melbourne share their experience of the assessment process. Podcast available...

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Interview with SCP Australia assessors

Todd Mitchell, Associate Director with AECOM in Melbourne and Ruth Keogh, Principal Environmental Scientist with FYFE in Adelaide share their experience as assessors for the SCP Australia certification scheme. Podcast available...

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