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 17 March 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.

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 . . .       

20 Mar 2017 - Members - SAGC members database updated 17 March 2017.
20 Mar 2017 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA414, registers PVT269k, SARWA394, SARWA395,
                                            GISSA409.
15 Mar 2017 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI413, SAGI406a.
13 Mar 2017 - CPD - Events - registers UNI403.1 and 1a, UNI 403.2, PVT269j, SAGI397, PVT405,
                                            PVT405a, PVT405b.
07 Mar 2017 - CPD - Events - register W001, W002.
28 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - register PVT407, SAGI406.
22 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new events SAGI410, SAGI410a, PVT411, PVT412.
21 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new events PVT408, GISSA409.
17 Feb 2017 - CPD - Events - new event 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.



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

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