Suitably Qualified Professional

IECA Australasia Position Statement – Definition of a Suitably Qualified Professional

A suitably qualified and experienced professional must demonstrate all of the following:

  1. Certification under a nationally recognised professional program in Erosion and Sediment Control (RSP-ESC or similar).
  2. Completion of an advanced training course in erosion and sediment control, provided under the auspices of a reputable body such as the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Australasia, Soil Science Australia, or similar, and be able to provide evidence of training.
  3. More than 2 years’ experience in implementing and designing erosion and sediment control plans and controls on site, which can be verified by an independent third party.
  4. Professional affiliation with an engineering, environmental engineering, soil science, and/or scientific organisation (e.g. the International Erosion Control Association, Engineers Australia, Soil Science Australia, New Zealand Soil Science Society, Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand, or Stormwater Industry Association).

20th November 2023