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Why become a licensed surveyor?
to see how a career as a Licensed Surveyor is a varied and rewarding one.
How do I become registered as a licensed surveyor?
To qualify for registration as a Licensed Surveyor you will need to complete an approved course of study, undertake practical training under supervision and pass the Board examinations.
What do I need to know about professional training agreements?
A Professional Training Agreement (PTA) is a formal agreement that documents a structured training program for a graduate surveyor to achieve all the competency levels required by the Board for registration as a Licensed Surveyor.
How do I find a supervisor?
A graduate surveyor needs a Licensed Surveyor to be his/her Supervising Surveyor. A Supervising Surveyor must have been registered in Victoria for at least 3 years and cannot have more than 2 concurrent Professional Training Agreements.
What are the examination and registration fees?
All Licensed Surveyors are required to pay registration fees. There is no fee for registering a Professional Training Agreement with the Board. Fees apply for written and oral examinations. The current fees are set out in the
Surveying (Registration Fees) Regulations 2015
I am from outside Victoria, how can I gain registration in Victoria?
If you are registered as a Licensed Surveyor in another jurisdiction (national or international). Surveyors from another Australian State/Territory or New Zealand may apply for reciprocal registration in Victoria under the provisions of the
Mutual Recognition Act 1992
. Overseas surveyors must have their tertiary qualifications assessed by the Bureau for Assessment of Overseas Qualifications (BAOQ) to determine their eligibility to enter into a Professional Training Agreement.
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