The Survey and Spatial NZ Certification of Professional Land Development Engineering Competence is formal recognition by Survey and Spatial New Zealand of those who have been assessed against a defined set of professional and technical competencies which meet the Civil Engineering standards and technical sign off criteria required by private and public asset owners, Territorial and Local Authorities and other such entities (as it relates to land development).
The Annual Practising Certificate as a Survey and Spatial New Zealand Certified Professional Land Development Engineer sets a quality benchmark for the industry to maintain public confidence across the following areas:
Before clicking on the apply now button, it is essential that all Candidates watch this short video guide on how to apply APPLY NOW VIDEO GUIDE.
The Reference links below give a Candidate’s Referees access to a Reference Form which needs to be filled in. Candidates should direct their Referees to the Reference Form links. See Candidate Guide for how many References are required.
If you have been requested to complete a reference on behalf of a S+SNZ member who has applied for certification, please use the following forms:
This Certification recognises prior learning and current competency to the standard required to sign (but not limited to):
 This Certification assesses to the standards required and recommended by (but not limited to): NZS 4404 (2010), NZS 3910, the Construction Contracts Act 2002 and the Resource Management Act (RMA); specifically, the s223 and s224c RMA process.
Applications are now open exclusively to S+SNZ members.