Become a Technical Professional Member
If you are carrying out Human Factors/Ergonomics as a significant part of your work and have done a number of significant HFE projects over recent years you could be eligible for Technical Professional Membership.
You have detailed knowledge of at least one topic, and some knowledge of another topic from: anatomy and physiology, the work environment, people and systems, psychology, methods and tools, and be working with a 'systems' approach.
Technical Professional Members work in a narrower field of practice than Certified Professionals. Work is afoot to develop a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme that will likely include all Professional Membership grades.
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Yes, you can apply to become a Certified Member. You will need a minimum of three years tertiary education for Certified Membership. You must be able to demonstrate a much broader knowledge and experience of ergonomics for Certified Membership. You should read the information about Certified Membership as soon as you become a Technical Member.
Application fee $75 +GST, Annual Membership Fee $250 +GST.
It is recommended that Technical Professional Members hold Professional Indemnity, Public Liability and Statutory Liability insurances.
Technical Professional Members may refer to themselves as either an Ergonomist or Human Factors Professional, using the title: Technical NZ Human Factors and Ergonomics Professional or Technical NZ Ergonomist or Technical NZ Human Factors Professional, and the post-nominal TechNZHFE.
Technical Professional Members must abide a Code of Conduct, and a Complaints and Disciplinary Process applies to these members.
Certified Professional Members are eligible to apply for HASANZ Registration. This requires a separate application fee and application process which is verified by HFESNZ. HASANZ Registration is able to be searched by anyone seeking a health and safety professional, across a wide range of disciplines. This will make you more easily accessible by New Zealand businesses.