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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 1 July 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 . . .       

27 July 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT056i, PVT128b, register GISSA014, PVT128b.
22 July 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT349h, SARWA370, register PVT353f, PVT349a,                                           PVT349e.
14 July 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT369, PVT349g, PVT117t, PVT353f, register PVT117t.
14 July 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT348.
12 July 2016 - MEMBERS - Member codes corrected to reflect new category description.
11 July 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT349e, PVT349f, PVT368.
04 July 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 1 July 2016.
04 July2016 - CPD - Events - registers PVT349b, PVT349c, PVT349d.
28 June 2016 - CPD - Events - registers SAGI363.
23 June 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT366, GISSA367, register GISSA355.
20 June 2016 - CPD - Events - new event IMSSA365 and register PVT269f.
17 June 2016 - CPD - Events - registers PVT364 and IMSSA357.
15 June 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT364 and register SAGI345.
13 June 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI363 and register PVT157d and PVT360.
10 June 2016 - CPD - Events - order of columns changed to have DATE placed after CPD No.
10 June 2016 - CPD - Events - tabs moved to show current year 5 as opening page.
09 June 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT362 and register PVT362.
08 June 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SARWA361 and register PVT353h.
02 June 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT360.
30 May 2016 - CPD - Events - registers PVT353c, PVT353d.
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 - 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 - Trimble 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.
17 Mar 2016 - NEWS - Equipment - STOLEN Wild Total Station, 3 x Ashtec GPS receivers -
                                          Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal (11 March 2016)
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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