WHAT IS THE ECSA?
The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) is a
statutory body established in terms of the Engineering Profession Act (EPA), 46
of 2000. The ECSA's primary role is the regulation of the engineering profession in
terms of this Act. Its core functions
are the accreditation of engineering programmes, registration of persons as
professionals in specified categories, and the regulation of the practice of
Consequently, the ECSA is the only body in South Africa that
is authorised to register engineering professionals and bestow the use of
engineering titles, such as Pr Eng, Pr Tech Eng, Pr Techni Eng, Pr Cert Eng, on
persons who have met the requisite professional registration criteria.
The ECSA is under the leadership of Cyril Gamede, Pr Eng,
President; and Keith Jacobs, Pr Eng, Vice President.