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The ECSA’s vision is to ensure that South Africa enjoys all the benefits of a strong, competent, growing, sustainable and representative Engineering profession; able to provide all the expertise necessary for the socio-economic needs of the country, and to exert a positive influence in South Africa.


Our mission is to create circumstances where society is confident that the South African Engineering profession is able to carry out the necessary functions for the socio-economic growth in the country. The ECSA achieve its mission through:


             Setting and monitoring of standards to international norms;

             Certifying and ensuring the competence of individuals through registration;

             Ensuring quality of engineering education through accreditation;

             Regulating Professional conduct; and

             Growing the profession in quantity and quality in partnership with stakeholders.