Certified Environmental Site Assessor

Relevant training and experience in line with industry practice

The QAEA recognizes that an environmental site assessment must be directed by a professional who has the personal qualities and relevant experience needed to ensure effective leadership and management of the assessment process.

By certifying an Environmental Site Assessor, the QAEA is expressing its confidence that that person is capable of directing site assessments and signing the reports.

  • Why choose Environmental Site Assessors? CESAs are environmental professionals with the training and experience necessary to perform an environmental site assessment, conduct interviews and carry out all other activities related to the field, all in accordance with recognized practice.
  • What do they do? They conduct environmental site assessments according to industry practice, using standards and guidelines that are generally recognized for the purposes of environmental site assessment. They will subsequently deliver an opinion on the condition of the site.
  • What are their obligations? They must demonstrate professionalism in their practice, as well as respect for their own profession and other professions. In addition, they undertake to adhere to the QAEA Code of Good Practice.