Welcome to the PLATO website!
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 21 April 2015.)
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.
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.
Please Contact us should you require any further information.
Latest updates to website . . .
23 Apr 2015 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated.
23 Apr 2015 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's notification No 635 dated 17 April 2015.
20 Apr 2015 - CPD - Events - new event PVT268.
15 Apr 2015 - CPD - Events - new events PVT267, PVT267a, PVT267b, PVT267c, PVT267d.
09 Apr 2015 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA266, registers for GISSA258, PVT243.
07 Apr 2015 - CPD - Rules - CPD procedure updated.
07 Apr 2015 - CPD - Events - new event HSSA264, SAGI265, registers for SAGI261, SAGI262,
31 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI263, registers for SAGI259, SAGI260.
24 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - new events SAGI261, SAGI262 added.
23 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - register for PVT244, PVT244a, PVT244b, PVT244c, PVT244d,
PVT244e, SARWA242, UNI236_4 and new event PVT241b,
19 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - register for SAGI240, new events SAGI259, SAGI260 added.
18 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - register for GISSA246 added.
17 Mar 2015 - EXAM DATES - May exam date changed now 18,19,20 May 2015.
16 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - register for UNI236_2 and _3 added to UNI236.
16 Mar 2015 - CPD - Forms - ammended layout for CPD Events attendance register.
13 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - new events PVT257, GISSA258.
12 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - new events UNI203b, UNI203c, UNI204a, UNI204b, UNI256.
11 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - register for PVT250.
09 Mar 2015 - CPD - Events - register for IMSSA239, new events PVT252, PVT253, SAGI254,
24 Feb 2015 - CPD - Events - new event PVT251, PVT251a, PVT251b, PVT251c, PVT251d,
24 Feb 2015 - CPD - Events - new event PVT250.
24 Feb 2015 - NEWS - Equipment - STOLEN Nikon Vivo 5.c - Umzali Civils, Gugulethu hijacking
14 Jan 2015 - NEWS - Equipment - STOLEN Leica TC407 - Mangosuthu University Technology
This website was last updated 23 April 2015
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