These Voluntary Associations applied for recognition in terms of section 36(1) of the Engineering Profession Act, 2000 (Act 46 of 2000) and were recognised by the Council in terms of Section 25(3) of the above Act.
One of the benefits of recognition is that registered members of a Recognised Voluntary Association (Categories A and B only) enjoy partial exemption from payment of their ECSA annual fees. Expiry date for these Voluntary Associations below, is five (5) years from the date of recognition. They are listed in alphabetically order according the their acronyms, for ease of reference.
|Association||Society of Telkom Engineers (STE)|
|Telephone||(012) 311 4480|
|Fax||(012) 311 1850|
|Date Recognised||12 June 2008|
|Association||South African Colliery Engineers’ Association (SACEA)|
|Telephone||(011) 498 7547|
|Fax||(011) 834 3804|
|Date Recognised||11 August 2011|
|Association||South African Colliery Managers Association (SACMA)|
|Telephone||(011) 498 7327|
|Fax||(011) 834 3804|
|Date Recognised||24 January 2007|
|Association||Built Environment Professions Export Council (BEPEC)|
|Telephone||(012) 362 0522|
|Fax||086 668 7880|
|Date Recognised||24 November 2010|
Associations whose membership consists of natural persons who, subject to the applicable provisions of Rule 4, are –
- practising in any particular discipline or sub-discipline of engineering; or
- practising in any particular category of registration contemplated in section 18 of the Act.
Associations whose membership consists of natural persons who, subject to the applicable provisions of rule 5, are –
- practising in engineering or in any of the professions in the built environment contemplated in section 1(iv) of the Council for the Built Environment Act, 2000; or
- practising in engineering or in any of the scientific professions contemplated in Section A and B of Schedule I of the Natural Scientific Professions Act, 1993 (Act No. 106 of 1993).
Associations whose membership consists of juristic persons, including sole proprietors, who, subject to the applicable provisions of rule 6, are engaged in carrying out work of an engineering nature.