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 (previously PLATO).
See Members under the various categories. (Members data is correct as of 25 August 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 (previously 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 SAGC (previously 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  to  website . . .       

23 Sept 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT053d, PVT269h, GISSA375 and new event HSSA379.
20 Sept 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT349i and register SAGI346.
15 Sept 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI377, SAGI378, SAGI378a, SAGI378b, SAGI378c,
                                              SAGI378d, SAGI378e, SAGI378f, SAGI378g, SAGI378h, SAGI378i.
12 Sept 2016 - CPD - Events - new event UNI376 and register SARWA370.
10 Sept 2016 - ALL PAGES - Website is updated to South African Geomatics Council (SAGC)
                                              as the PLATO Council has been replaced.
09 Sept 2016 - CPD - Events - register IMSSA365.
06 Sept 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT353b.
05 Sept 2016 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA375.
01 Sept 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT372 and new event IMSSA374.
31 Aug 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 25 August 2016.
30 Aug 2016 - CPD - Events - new event GISSA371, PVT276d, PVT372, PVT115aa, PVT373.
30 Aug 2016 - CPD - Events - registers PVT056i, PVT369, PVT349g, PVT349h, PVT349f,
                                          PVT115aa
30 Aug 2016 - NEWS - Plato Circulars - Registrar's Notification No 646 dated 18 August 2016.
30 Aug 2016 - Exam dates - November exams Mon 7 Nov, Tues 8 Nov, Wed 9 Nov 2016
27 July 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT056i, PVT128b, register GISSA014, PVT128b.
22 July 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT349h, SARWA370, register PVT353f, PVT349a,                                           PVT349e.
14 July 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT369, PVT349g, PVT117t, PVT353f, register PVT117t.
14 July 2016 - CPD - Events - register PVT348.
12 July 2016 - MEMBERS - Member codes corrected to reflect new category description.
11 July 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT349e, PVT349f, PVT368.
04 July 2016 - MEMBERS - full member data base updated - correct as of 1 July 2016.
04 July 2016 - CPD - Events - registers PVT349b, PVT349c, PVT349d.
28 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - registers SAGI363.
23 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT366, GISSA367, register GISSA355.
20 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - new event IMSSA365 and register PVT269f.
17 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - registers PVT364 and IMSSA357.
15 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT364 and register SAGI345.
13 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SAGI363 and register PVT157d and PVT360.
10 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - order of columns changed to have DATE placed after CPD No.
10 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - tabs moved to show current year 5 as opening page.
09 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT362 and register PVT362.
08 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - new event SARWA361 and register PVT353h.
02 Jun 2016 - CPD - Events - new event PVT360.
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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