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All qualified Professional Surveyors, Technologist Surveyors, Technician Surveyors and GISc Practitioners have to be registered with the South African Council for Professional and Technical Surveyors (PLATO). Professional, Technologist and Technician Surveyors in training can also register with PLATO.
See Members under the various categories. (Members data is correct as of 18 July 2014.)

To become a registered Surveyor with PLATO various specified exams have to be passed, council fees paid, work experienced tasks certified and registration forms completed.
See Registration section covering all the details of qualifying as a PLATO registered surveyor as well as the current  Council fees.

The PLATO Council is an elected committee of members. The Registrar is based in the PLATO Office and co-ordinates all the office and council functions.

Information about studying to become a Surveyor and the bursaries offered can be found in Studying section.

There are many Acts and Rules governing the practice of Surveying. All the Acts and Rules required for the examinations (open book and closed book) can be downloaded from this website.
See the Legislation section on this website for all the downloads.

Continual Professional Development (CPD) was implemented on the 1 June 2012.
All PLATO members are registered according to the details in Table A in the Rules.

Please Contact us should you require any further information.

latest updates on website

 

 

     Latest  updates  to  website . . .       

29 July 2014 - CPD - Events - SAGI141 split into SAGI141a, SAGI141b, for 0.5 CPD each.
28 July 2014 - CPD - Events - new events GISSA185, PVT186, PVT187, PVT187a, PVT187b,
                                       PVT188.
25 July 2014 - CPD - Events - registers added for SAGI062, SAGI156 and PVT061k.
25 July 2014 - CPD - Rules - updated Procedure information - pdf.
22 July 2014 - MEMBERS - PLATO database updated, correct as of 18 July 2014.
22 July 2014 - CPD - Events - new event   IMSSA184.
18 July 2014 - CPD - Events - new events PVT183, PVT 183a, PVT183b.
14 July 2014 - NEWS - Plato circulars - Registrar's Notification No 628, dated 7 July added.
14 July - REGISTRATION - Professional - GISc - info and link to web Self Assessment Tool (SAT).
14 July - REGISTRATION - Technologist - GISc - info and link to web Self Assessment Tool (SAT).
14 July - REGISTRATION - Technician - GISc - info and link to web Self Assessment Tool (SAT).
14 July - REGISTRATION - In Training - GISc - info and link to web Self Assessment Tool (SAT).
14 July 2014 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA181 and PVT182.
11 July 2014 - CPD - Events - new event PVT164d and register for PVT169.
9 July 2014 - CPD - Events - new event PVT164c and PVT175a and register for PVT175.
8 July 2014 - CPD - Events - register added for PVT116b and register PVT064 updated.
7 July 2014 - CPD - Events - registers have been added for PVT061e, PVT046h, GISSA170,
                                     PVT180, PVT145a,PVT126d, PVT123b, PVT115k, PVT118a, PVT117g,
                                     PVT126b, PVT145.
7 July 2014 - NEWS - Equipment - STOLEN - Sokkia Set 33ORK3 total station - Port Elizabeth.
30 June 2014 - CPD - Events - new event PVT180.
23 June 2014 - CPD - Events - new event PVT178, PVT179.
19 June2014 - NEWS - Equipment - Sokkia Set 6 Total Station for sale.
19 June 2014 - CPD - Events - registers added PVT154 and GISSA136.
13 June 2014 - CPD - Events - new events PVT175, PVT177, PVT115p, q, r, s, t, u, PVT116n, p, q,
                           PVT116r, s, PVT117k, m, n, p, PVT119i, j, k, m, PVT120b, c, d, PVT121b, PVT122c,
                           PVT125b, PVT126e, f, g, PVT145b, c, d.
13 June2014 - CPD - Events - registers added PVT046n, PVT164, PVT164a, PVT164b, SAGI149,
                           GISSA095, PVT061j, PVT157.
12 June 2014 - NEWS - Plato circulars - Registrar's Notification No 627, dated 6 June added.
3 June 2014 - CPD - Events - new event PVT174.
2 June 2014 - CPD - Events - new events GISSA170, PVT171, PVT172, PVT154a.
2 June2014 - CPD - Events - registers added PVT153, PVT165, PVT166.

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