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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 12 May 2016)

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 . . .       

26 May 2016 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA358, GISSA359, registers GISSA336, GISSA350,
                                          GISSA358, GISSA359, PVT353, PVT353a.
20 May 2016 - CPD - Events - new event IMSSA357.
17 May 2016 - CPD - Events - register GISSA340, new event SARWA356.
16 May 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 12 May 2016.
16 May 2016 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA355.
12 May 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 14 May 2016.
12 May 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT333a, PVT349a, PVT349b, PVT349c, PVT349d.
12 May 2016 - CPD - Forms - suggested layout for   2 DAY  and  3 DAY   CPD events.
11 May 2016 - CPD - Events - register SAGI212, SAGI245, SAGI263.
11 May 2016 - NEWS - Equipment - CHC X91 base and rover for sale.
11 May 2016 - NEWS - Equipment - TYYrimble R8 GPS receiver and TCS3 controller for sale.
6 May 2016 - CPD - Events - new events IMSSA352, PVT353, PVT353a, PVT353c, PVT353d,
                                          PVT353h, SAGI343, SAGI354.
6 May 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT276c, PVT339, PVT316, PVT316a, PVT316b, SAGI343,
                                          SAGI354.
29 April 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT251h, PVT115y, PVT115z, PVT116v, PVT117s,
                                          PVT119p, register PVT115y, PVT115z, PVT116v, PVT117s, PVT119p.
26 April 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT251, PVT251a, PVT251b, PVT251c, PVT251e,
                                          PVT251f, PVT251g.
25 April 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT349.
25 April 2016- NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's notification No 645 dated 20 April 2016.
21 April 2016 - CPD - Events - registers SAGI335, SAGI334, PVT056h.
19 April 2016 - CPD - Events - new events GISSA350, PVY351, register SAGI341.
18 April 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT276c, register UNI235.
15 April 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI346, SAGI347, PVT348, PVT349 and
                                          registers for IMSSA344, SAGI347.
12 April 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT056h.
7 April 2016 - REGISTRATION - Council fees - updated and valid for 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017.
6 April 2016 - CPD - Events - new events IMSSA344, SAGI345.
30 March 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 30 March 2016.
29 March 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT338, PVT338a.
23 March 2016- NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's notification No 644 dated 23 March 2016.
18 March 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT056g, GISSA337
17 Mar 2016 - NEWS - Equipment - STOLEN Wild Total Station, 3 x Ashtec GPS receivers -
                                          Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal (11 March 2016)
15 March 2016 - CPD - Events - registers SARWA327, SARWA323, SAGI332,
                                          new events UNI204c, UNI204d, UNI256a, SAGI343.
14 March 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT056f, PVT269e
11 March 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT056e, PVT269d.
10 March 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT056d.
8 March 2016 - NEWS - Employment - Professional Land Surveyor or PLS in Training.
8 March 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT342.
4 March 2016 - CPD - Events - new events GISSA340, SAGI341, PVT342, - register PVT056c.
2 March 2016 - CPD - Events - new events SAGI334, SAGI335, GISSA336, GISSA337, PVT338,                                           PVT338a, PVT339 - register PVT056a, PVT331.
2 March 2016 - CPD - Events - registers for PVT056b, SAGI326, PVT115v, IMSSA328, PVT117j.
2 March 2016 - CPD - Events - new events PVT331, SAGI332, PVT056a, PVT056b, PVT056c,                                           PVT056d, PVT056e, PVT056f, PVT056g, PVT251h, PVT316b, PVT333.
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

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