Accredited Event

Sustainability Practitioner

Competency Assessment

Event Sustainability Practitioner

Competency Assessment

For events professionals with competency in sustainable event management.


  • Professional events experience
  • SEA Member

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How long will it take?

All things being equal, each section would take an hour or two, depending on how quick a thinker and typer you are!

There are five sections, and you can do each section at any time and in any order. You can take as long as you need to complete each section. There is a 'save' option in case you get interrupted. However for safety, if there will be a long break between starting and finishing a section, we advise to you copy your answers into a separate document just in case of IT error!

Steps to assessment

1. Provide your details

Give us your details. This form will be the foundation of your final profile online when you are completed.

2. Access the assessment topics and purchase access

Upon purchasing access you will be redirected to the assessment page.

3. Complete the assessments

The assessment is online and open-book, and completed through online forms. You will be required to respond to questions and give examples of your work on various topics.

Upon completion of each section, you will receive an email acknowledging our receipt of your assessment submission.  

4. Peer Review

Once you have completed the competency assessment, your submission will be anonymously reviewed by industry experts.

Please allow three weeks for assessments to be processed. If any clarification of your answers are required by the assessor, we will contact you.

5. Certificate of Competency

Upon a successful assessment of all five sections, you will receive a certificate of competency. 

SEA Members Only

Competency assessment is only for SEA members. If you're not already an SEA member, join first and then return to this page to purchase your assessment access.

Applicant details

We would like to know more about you and also list you on our website once your assessment is finalised. If you'd like to do that, please fill out this form.

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