RPS-Soil Management accreditation is available to members and non-members of Soil Science Australia.
Ensure you have all required documents before starting your application, although if you get interrupted you will able to save and resume.
Before you start, please ensure you have the following
1. A copy of your ID
2. Copies of your qualifications. Where possible, your qualifications should show the units/skills that were successfully completed as part of the qualification
3. A PDF of your CV/Resume which has contact details for two (2) professional referees*
4. A PDF copy of (or link to) a soils case study/report/etc in which you were an active participant
* a professional referee is one that can speak to your professional soils related skills.
Having your documents already prepared will make it easier to complete your application.
For specific more specific help, please read through the Information for RSP-Soil Management applicants and RSP-Soil Managment application form guide.
You will be asked to make your application fee payment of $495 ($195 for current SSA members, you may join right before you submit your application) as part of your application process. Your application will not be submitted and assessed until payment has been received. This application fee is non-refundable.
Once you have been recommended for accreditation, to be accredited you must pay a further accreditation fee ($595 for non SSA members, $235 for SSA members).
All fees are listed as inclusive of GST.
Important note for CPSS members: If you already hold CPSS accreditation with Soil Science Australia, as a CPSS you already meet the standard for RSP-Soil Management accreditation. You do not need to complete this application, however if you wish to obtain this accreditation, please contact the Accreditation team at email@example.com