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 2 June 2015.)

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 Jul 2015 - CPD - Events - new events PVT283, PVT284 and register for PVT284.
23 Jul 2015 - CPD - Events - database to open on Year 4 and Year 6 tab added.
23 Jul 2015 - CPD - Events - register for UNI234.
20 Jul 2015 - CPD - Events - new event IMSSA281.
17 Jul 2015 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA282.
14 Jul 2015 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's notification No 638 dated 30 June 2015.
14 Jul 2015 - CPD - Events - new events GISSA278, PVT279, PVT280, PVT267e.
14 Jul 2015 - CPD - Events - register for IMMSA277, SAGI274, PVT267b, PVT267c, PVT267d,
                                                     PVT276, IMMSA096, IMMSA097, IMMSA98, IMMSA167, PVT279,
                                                     GISSA278.
18 Jun 2015 - CPD - Events - register for PVT269, SAGI271.
05 Jun 2015 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - 2 June 2015.
05 Jun 2015 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's notification No 637 dated 2 June 2015.
02 Jun 2015 - CPD - Events - new events SAGI275, PVT276 and IMSSA277.
02 Jun 2015 - Lodge a complaint - email addresses updated.
01 Jun 2015 - CPD - Events - register for PVT268 and SAGI265.
25 May 2015 - CPD - Events - registers for PVT267, PVT267a, GISSA270,
                                                    _7 added to UNI236, GISSA266.
19 May 2015 - CPD - Events - new event PVT273 .
15 May 2015 - CPD - Events - new event PVT272, venue for PVT267c changed.
14 May 2015 - LEGISLATION - new version of National Water Act 36 of 1998.
11 May 2015 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI271, register _6 added to UNI236.
07 May 2015 - CPD - Events - events GISSA270 added.
07 May 2015 - CPD - Events - events PVT113 now 11 Nov 2015, PVT133 now 10 Nov 2015.
07 May 2015 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's notification No 636 dated 30 April 2015.
06 May 2015 - CPD - Events - register for UNI236_5, PVT241a, PVT241d.
05 May 2015 - REGISTRATION - Council Fees - new fees for 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.
05 May 2015 - Contact us - PLATO banking details removed - please contact PLATO office.
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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