AICIP CODE OF ETHICS
The Code of Ethics applies to all members including inspectors, invigilators, examiners and industry associates. The Code should not be interpreted as a full or exhaustive list of the situations which may present as compliance or non-compliance. Members need to comply with the conditions and the spirit of the Code.
When performing your professional duties, you will:
- Demonstrate Integrity and dignity acting with integrity, honesty and impartiality; acting appropriately, and in a professional manner; comply with all legal and contractual obligations.
- Accept and perform work only within their areas of competence, i.e. within their capability, qualifications, training and experience.
- Not knowingly act, assist or engage in fraudulent or dishonest work or practice
- Apply skill and knowledge in the interest of, their client or employers to carry out work in a proper, impartial and proficient manner; and compete lawfully and faithfully,
- Avoid or advise where a conflict of interest may arise between clients, employers or the public.
- Ensure confidentiality of copyright information or material obtained in the course of your work is not transferred to other parties unless accompanied by the written authority from a duly authorised person.
- Provide professional advice and reports ensuring evidence, opinions or statements are accurate, objective and in a truthful manner; ensure reports and documents are based on adequate knowledge, identified interest, and state any limitations or conditions; and inform clients and employers when, in the interest of health and safety, further work is required or that work is outside your competence.
- Continue ongoing professional development supporting others to further develop their knowledge and experience to improve competence – knowledge and skill to match changes in technology.
- Demonstrate ongoing commitment and responsibility for the welfare and health and safety of the community and the environment, giving this priority before sectional or private interest.