Types of Qualified Persons

Qualified persons fall roughly into two groups: registered professionals and accredited practitioners. Each group may become a qualified person in a variety of ways, as shown in Figure 1.

Types of Qualified Persons
Figure 1. Categories of qualified persons.

Being a registered professional or an accredited practitioner is necessary, but not always sufficient, to be considered to be a qualified person. Sometimes additional expertise or experience is required.

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