The meeting will be held online on Tuesday 26 October 2021, 5pm
Please register, to be able to download a calendar invitation with the Zoom
link (Meeting password: AAS-VicDiv).
The Victorian Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019
commenced on 1 July 2021. This Act requires professional engineers to be
registered with the Business Licensing Authority (BLA) to provide professional
engineering services in a prescribed area of engineering in Victoria, or from a
location outside Victoria, if the services are intended for Victoria.
The registration scheme includes acoustic engineering
as a sub-discipline of mechanical engineering, for which registration will
become mandatory on 1 December 2023. If you work in the building industry you
may need to be registered now. Information on the registration scheme is
available from the Consumer Affairs Victoria website (www.consumer.vic.gov.au/licensing-and-registration/professional-engineers).
The steps to apply for registration and endorsement are also
detailed on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website (www.consumer.vic.gov.au/engineersapplication). The first
step is to apply to have your qualifications and experience or competencies assessed
by an approved assessment entity, listed in the public record of assessment
Division of the Australian Acoustical Society has invited the two assessment
entities whose areas of engineering approved for assessment include mechanical engineering,
Australia and Professionals
Australia, to present their assessment schemes.
second presentation, held on Tuesday 26 October, Lyal Douglas, Manager
Engineering Capability, will present Engineers Australia’s assessment scheme as
an assessment entity for the BLA. Information on this scheme is available from Engineers
Australia’s website (engineersaustralia.org.au/engineering-registers/statutory-registration), which also
includes guidelines on how to apply for assessment of qualifications,
experience and competencies for Victorian state registration (engineersaustralia.org.au/sites/default/files/resource-files/2021-08/guide-competencies-assessment-victorian-state-registration.pdf).