The Acknowledged Acoustic Specialist (TCA) is the professional figure, established by Law No. 447/95, “suitable to carry out the measurements, verify compliance with the values defined by the current regulations, draw up the noise recovery plans, carry out the related control activities”.

The profession of Acknowledged Acoustic Specialist can be carried out after registering in the relevant list, originally established in each Region of residence and today unified in the Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land and Sea.

The requirements for registration and the general criteria for the exercise of the profession (which falls within the professions not organized in orders or colleges referred to in Law 14 January 2013, No. 4) are defined in Legislative Decree No. 42/2017.