The 3 Membership types available

Suitability

Accredited Membership is suitable for current practising and experienced consultant arborists. The purpose of accredited membership is for members to contribute to the ongoing development of professional consulting arboriculture and provide the highest standard of arboricultural consultancy to the community.

Benefits

  • Using IACA logo and accreditation details
  • Listing on IACA website
  • Using IACA logos and technical documents
  • Voting in IACA elections
  • Holding an Executive position
  • Participating in committees, working groups and sub-committees
  • Undertaking continual ongoing professional development through the OPAL scheme
  • Attending meetings
  • Participating in online discussions and viewing past judgements

Eligibility Requirements

  • Agree to the Code of Ethics
  • Satisfy the relevant criteria for membership set out in clause 6 of the Constitution
  • Satisfy the OPAL requirements of 10 points per year
  • Maintain Professional Indemnity Insurance (min $2m) and Public Liability Insurance (min $5m)

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Copy of AQF5 Arboriculture qualification or equivalent
  • Copy of Professional Indemnity Insurance (min. $2m) Certificate of Currency
  • Copy of Public Liability Insurance (min $5m) Certificate of Currency
  • Brief resume
  • 3 x Arboricultural Reports

$400.00 per year
+ A non-refundable $100.00 Application Processing Fee applies to new members

Suitability

Associate Membership is suitable for students, graduates and new practitioners. The purpose of associate membership is to provide guidance and support to those who may wish to become an Accredited Member in future, by offering collegiate dialogue and shared knowledge, with opportunities to be involved in arboricultural consultancy.

Benefits

  • Voting in IACA elections
  • Holding an Executive position
  • Participating on committees, working groups and subcommittees
  • Participating  in continual ongoing professional development via the OPAL scheme
  • Attending meetings
  • Participating with online discussions and view past discussions
  • Receiving mentoring from IACA Accredited Members

Eligibility Requirements

  • Agree to the Code of Ethics
  • Satisfy the relevant criteria for membership in set out in clause 7 of the Constitution
  • Satisfy the OPAL requirements of 5 points per year
  • Maintain Professional Indemnity Insurance (min. $2m)

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Copy of AQF5 Arboriculture qualification or academic transcripts
  • Copy of Professional Indemnity Insurance (min. $2m) Certificate of Currency
  • Brief resume

$300.00 per year
+ A non-refundable $100.00 Application Processing Fee applies to new members

Suitability

Affiliate Membership is suitable for professionals in related disciplines or retired members. The purpose of affiliate membership is to provide opportunities to exchange knowledge with those working in arboricultural consultancy to improve tree management through ongoing collegiate dialogue and shared knowledge.

Benefits

  • Participating on committees, working groups and subcommittees
  • Attending meetings
  • Participating with online discussions and view past discussions

Eligibility Requirements

  • Agree to the Code of Ethics
  • Satisfy the relevant criteria for membership in set out in clause 8 of the Constitution

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Brief resume/letter of introduction

$200.00 per year

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