Referee check; making sure that other professional engineers have witnesses your work experience and commitment to professionalism.
To be eligible, you must provide contact details for three Professional Referees.
These may be either your supervisors or colleagues who are familiar your work experience activities highlighted in your CV and must have known you for a period of at least 12 months. Two of the applicants must be able to attest to your Australian experience.
Professional Referees must satisfy one of the following requirements:
- CPEng, CP, RPEQ or equivalent status as outlined in Section 3.6. The referee’s accreditation must be in the discipline or similar discipline to which the applicant is seeking accreditation.
- Engineer with a Bachelor degree (or other historically or internationally recognised equivalent by the Washington Accord or higher qualification) in the discipline or similar discipline to which the applicant is seeking accreditation. This referee must also have more than seven years of work experience in the discipline or similar discipline in which the applicant is seeking accreditation. Finally, the referee would satisfy the eligibility criteria of Section 3.6.