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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 19 January 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 . . .       

4 Feb 2016 - CPD - Events - register for PVT276b.
1 Feb 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI326, SARWA327 and registers for PVT324, PVT053c.
28 Jan 2016 - CPD - Events - new event IMSSA325.
25 Jan 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT324.
22 Jan 2016 - CPD - Events - registers for PVT253, PVT286.
19 Jan 2016 - CPD - Events - new events PVT269d, PVT269e, PVT269f, PVT269g, PVT269h,
                                            PVT269i, PVT276b.
19 Jan 2016 - NEWS - For Sale - A Pretoria Land Survey Practice is for sale.
19 Jan 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 19 January 2016.
19 Jan 2016- NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's notification No 643 dated 15 January 2016.
19 Jan 2016 - REGISTRATION - Exam dates - May 2016 exams take place on Monday 9 May.
15 Jan 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SARWA323.
15 Dec 2015 - CPD - Events - new events PVT316a, PVT316b, IMSSA320 and registers
                                            GISSA249, PVT269b,PVT300, PVT302, PVT310a, PVT316,
                                            GISSA319, IMSSA320.
03 Dec 2015 - CPD - Events - registers PVT276a, GISSA321 and new event GISSA322.
26 Nov 2015 - CPD - Events - registers HSSA264.
24 Nov 2015 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA319, PVT119n, GISSA321, PVT276a, PVT310a
                                           and registers PVT317, PVT119n.
19 Nov 2015 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 14 November 2015.
18 Nov 2015 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's notification No 642 dated 17 November 2015.
10 Nov 2015 - CPD - Events - registers SARWA307, PVT310, UNI311, SAGI314, SAGI308.
02 Nov 2015 - CPD - Events - new event PVT317, PVT318.
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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