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 13 October 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 . . .       

14 Oct 2014 - MEMBERS - PLATO database updated, correct as of 13 October 2014.
14 Oct 2014 - CPD - Events - register for GISSA209 and IMSSA202 and new event SAGI220.
10 Oct 2014 - CPD - Events - register for PVT213, PVT061n and UNI134 reloaded.
6 Oct 2014 - CPD - Events - register for PVT214 and new event PVT219 added..
2 Oct 2014 - CPD - Events - new events GISSA216, PVT217, PVT111a, PVT111b, IMSSA217 and
                                        register for PVT053b, GISSA216.
25 Sept 2014 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI215.
22 Sept 2014 - CPD - Events - register for IMSSA184 and new event PVT214.
17 Sept 2014 - CPD - Events - new events GISSA209, GISSA210, GISSA211, SAGI212, PVT213
                                        and register for GISSA210, GISSA211, PVT061m, PVT208, PVT069
                                        (reload), PVT206, PVT187b.
17 Sept 2014 - NEWS - Plato circulars - Registrar's Notification No 629, dated5 Sept 2014 added.
8 Sept 2014 - CPD - Events - register for GISSA181 and SARWA207.
4 Sept 2014 - CPD - Events - register for PVT205a, PVT205b, SAGI199.
29 Aug 2014 - CPD - Forms - new form and payment schedule for CPD event approval form.
28 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - register for PVT183a new event PVT205.
26 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - register for PVT175b new event PVT208.
26 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - SARWA205 renumbered SARWA207.
21 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - registers added for GISSA200.
19 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - register for PVT164c, PVT164d, new events SARWA205, PVT206.
14 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - new events PVT205, PVT205a, PVT205b, GISSA200, GISSA201,                                      IMSSA202,  UNI203, UNI203a, UNI204. Registers for PVT119c, PVT183b,
                                     UNI132, UNI134, PVT187, PVT183.
7 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - new events PVT175b, PVT175c, SAGI199 and registers for PVT175,
                                    PVT162, PVT186.
4 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - new events PVT189, PVT190, PVT190a, PVT191, PVT191a, PVT192,
                                    PVT193, PVT194, PVT194a, PVT195, PVT195a, PVT196, PVT196a, PVT196b,
                                    PVT197, PVT197a, PVT197b, PVT198.
1 Aug 2014 - CPD - Events - register for SAGI079 added.
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.

This website was last updated 14 October 2014
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