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 19 January 2017)
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.
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 . . .
17 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new eve PVT407, register PVT276e.
09 Feb 2016 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's Notification No 650 dated 9 February 2017.
09 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new events SAGI404, PVT405, PVT405a, PVT405b, SAGI406.
08 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new events UNI403 - 12 guest lectures.
07 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new events SAGI402.
06 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new events SAGI401, PVT316f, PVT316g, register IMSSA400.
02 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new event IMSSA399, IMSSA400.
26 Jan 2017 - CPD - Events - new event PVT398.
24 Jan 2017 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 19 January 2017.
23 Jan 2017 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI397.
17 Jan 2017 - CPD - Events - new event PVT396, PVT396a, PVT115ac, PVT115ad, PVT117u, registers for PVT396, PVT396a, PVT115ac, PVT115ad, PVT117u.
17 Jan 2017 - CPD - Events - new event PVT115ab, PVT276e, PVT269j, PVT269k, PVT269l,
PVT269m,PVT269n, PVT269p, PVT269q, register PVT115ab.
03 Jan 2017 - HOME - SAGC website moved from PLATO domain to SAGC domain.
19 Dec 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SARWA394, SARWA395, completed course W001
09 Dec 2016 - COUNCIL - Members - new SAGC Council members details
09 Dec 2016 - COUNCIL - Alternate Members - new Alternate Council members details
09 Dec 2016 - REGISTRATION - Exam dates - next SAGC exams 8-10 May 2017
08 Dec 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT393, register PVT269i.
02 Dec 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 2 December 2016.
02 Dec 2016 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's Notification No 649 dated 1 December 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 17 February 2017
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