South African Geomatics Council

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Welcome to the   South African Geomatics Council   website!
This Council was previously known as ...
South African Council for Professional and Technical Surveyors - PLATO.

All qualified Professional Surveyors, Technologist Surveyors, Technician Surveyors and GISc Practitioners have to be registered with the South African Geomatics Council SAGC (previously PLATO). Professional, Technologist and Technician Surveyors in training can also register with SAGC.
See Members under the various categories. (Members data is correct as of 6 October 2016)

To become a registered Geomatician with SAGC 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 SAGC registered surveyor as well as the current  Council fees.

The SAGC Council is an elected committee of members. The Registrar is based in the SAGC 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 SAGC members are registered according to the details in Table A in the Rules.

Please Contact us should you require any further information.



     Latest  updates  to  website . . .       

24 Oct 2016 - CPD - Events - new events PVT387, SAGI363a, SAGI388, register SAGI363a.
21 Oct 2016 - CPD - Events - ONLINE COURSES have been added to the CPD events.
20 Oct 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT385, new event IMSSA386.
17 Oct 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT385, register PVT349i.
14 Oct 2016 - CONTACT US - GPS office location and street view image added to page..
12 Oct 2016 - CPD - Rules - list of CPD FAQ has been added to the website.
12 Oct 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT384, register IMSSA381.
11 Oct 2016 - CPD - Events - new events SAGI382, GISSA383, registers IMSSA374, PVT380..
06 Oct 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 5 October 2016.
06 Oct 2016 - CPD - Events - registers PVT353b.
04 Oct 2016 - CPD - Events - registers SAGI329, SAGI378c, SAGI378d, HSSA379.
03 Oct 2016 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's Notification No 647 dated 21 September 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

This website was last updated 24 October 2016
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