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GISP-AP Certification

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The internationally recognised Geographic Information Systems Professional (Asia Pacific) (GISP-AP) Certification informs the general public and other professionals that your skills and expertise in spatial information and cartography are recognised at the highest level.

The 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.
GISP-AP Certification

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).

Both Geospatial Council 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.