Canadian Hydrographer Certification Scheme (CHCS)

Certification is desirable because of the following:

  • Allows public recognition of your professional excellence.
  • Provides a formally recognized and structured career.
  • Provides an internationally recognized career path whether in the private and public sectors.
  • Establishes the person’s level of expertise and competency.
  • Reduces the risks associated with unqualified and inexperienced persons providing these services to the public.
  • Provides the certificate holder with an enhanced profile within their industry.

The CHCS has been recognized by the FIG/IHO/ICA International Board on Standard of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC).

CHCP Career Brochure

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