ECSA takes the road to registration presentation to Eskom
The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 made a presentation at the Eskom Research and Innovation Centre to share knowledge with on-site engineers on the process of registrations and the benefits thereof.
The information sharing session was led by Khotso Pharoe a registered Professional Engineering Technician at Eskom, who is also involved in the educational evaluating committee at ESCA.
During the presentation Mr Pharoe explained the process of registration as well as the different categories and the times it takes for the application to be approved. Mr Pharoe further elaborated that one can register as a Professional Engineer, Technologist or Technician and the registration process is also open for foreign candidates.
Pertaining to the benefits of registrations Mr Pharoe said, “By registering one receives recognition from ECSA’s committees that one meets the minimum requirements expected of a professional person and that through registration one becomes internationally recognised”.
Speaking to Mpumelelo Mabetshe an attendant candidate at Eskom, he said that the presentation gave him guidance and he was able to know the professional development models of the program and what was required of him.
ECSA will continue engaging with its stakeholders through this platform in the aim to reach more engineers and emphasise the importance and benefits of a registered engineer not only for the organisation but also industry recognition for the engineer itself.