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 19 April 2013.)
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.
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.
Please Contact us should you require any further information.
Latest updates to website . . .
23 May 2013 - CPD - Events - GISSA066 added to CPD events.
17 May 2013 - CPD - service providers - SA Right of Way Association added as approved service provider
14 May 2013 - CPD - Events - details changed PVT057c (Potchefstroom 20-06) and PVT057f (Limpopo 26.06).
14 May 2013 - CPD - Events - Register for CPD event SAGI045, PVT057, PVT057a, PVT057b added.
14 May 2013 - Plato Circulars - Registrar's Notification No 616 dated 7 May 2013 added to page.
7 May 2013 - CPD - Events - PVT065 and PVT065a Bentley Conference in Sandton and Cape Town added.
3 May 2013 - CPD - Events - PVT063 and PVT 064 added.
3 May 2013 - Plato Circulars - Registrar's Notification No 615 dated 17 April 2013 added to page.
26 April 2013 - CPD - Events - Register for CPD event SAGI049 added.
26 April 2013 - NEWS General - FIG newsletter - March / April 2013 linked on NEWS page
25 April 2013 - CPD - Rules - a presentation with information about CPD Procedure.
25 April 2013 - CPD - Events - PVT061 and SAGI 062 added
25 April 2013 - NEWS Employment - Technical Surveyor, Richards Bay
25 April 2013 - NEWS Employment - LiDAR processor, Southern Mapping, Gauteng
19 April 2013 - Members - PLATO members database updated.
18 April 2013 - CPD - Events - change of CPD credits for PVT013 - see letter of explanation.
15 April 2013 - CPD - Events - Register for CPD event SAGI060 added.
8 April 2013 - REGISTRATION - Council Fees - new Council fees 1 April 2013 - 31 march 2014
8 April 2013 - REGISTRATION - Professional - Prof Engineering, procedure, notes for guidance and forms
8 April 2013 - REGISTRATION - Exam dates - November 2013 dates added - (11 - 13 November 2013)
8 April 2013 - CPD - Events - Venues added for CPD events PVT057a, b, d, e, g, h, i.
This website was last updated 23 May2013
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