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About joining our group

 

Please submit all requirements by mail or email:  A resume,

sample surveys, and membership fees  must be included.

 

Please discuss these items with ACMS before submitting.

 

Membership Levels, Qualifications, and How to Qualify

 

We offer interested Marine Surveyors who are not yet certified an

opportunity  to advance through our procedure to certification.

 Our mission is to provide appropriate credentials to members

and assist those members in keeping up to date with industry

advances and technology. 

Membership Levels

           ACMS has three levels of membership, Certified Marine Surveyor

Members, Marine Surveyor members and Associate Members.

 

          Certified Marine Surveyors  (CMS) surveyors have completed a

comprehensive list of requirements of their knowledge of the

Marine Surveyor Trade. We have an optional test procedure for

certification. We also have a variety of certified categories, shipping,

cargo, food inspectors, shipping containers, etc.

           The criteria we use to determine if a surveyor is to be certified is

his  history, his work experience, his progress in the trade, and his

marine related references.

        

  Marine Surveyor Members (MS) include professionals in the

marine surveyor business who are practicing but have not yet

completed the criteria for certified membership.

 

          Associate Members are individuals working in the Marine

Trades who  wish to, some day, be involved with Marine Surveying 

or a related marine survey field.

Qualifications for Certification

          Five years of Marine Surveyor service, including part time, and

 successful completion of the comprehensive procedure qualifies for

full certification. We need copies of your surveys dating back at least

five years, marine related references, your resume, and a telephone

 chat before processing your membership.

          Applicants who are certified or accredited with a recognized

organization are automatically eligible for our certification. If you want

 to join as a certified member, we need proof of completion of the above 

 requirements and payment. If you are interested forward your paperwork

along with $300 US,  which is the annual dues and a one time application

fee of $100., and we will process your enrollment.

Qualifications for Marine Surveyor Members

           Marine Surveyor Members are individuals who are working

 Marine Surveyors working toward certification. If you want to join as an

 Marine Surveyor Member we need your resume and payments,

only. If you are interested forward your paperwork along with $300 US,

  which is the annual dues and a one time application fee of $100.,

and we will process your enrollment.

Qualifications for Associate Members

Associate Members include individuals working  in other related marine

 trade business who have an interest in Marine Surveying.

If you are interested forward your paperwork along with $300 US,  

which is the annual dues and a one time application fee of $100.,

and we will process your enrollment.

 

Please give us a call (401) 397-1888 to discuss your situation,

or with any questions you may have.

 

Any questions may also be directed to  (membership@acms-usa.com),