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.
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.
- List of qualified persons working in the natural resource sector
- Report: “Use of qualified persons in the Provincial administration and management of natural resources in British Columbia”, also known as “the QP inventory.”