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RECOGNISED VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS

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 alphabetically, according the their acronyms, for ease of reference.

Recognition as a Voluntary Association: Rules (2013 Currently applicable version) 

Recognition as a Voluntary Association: Rules (2017 New version. Note that this version will be effective from 01 June 2018)

List Of Recognised Voluntary Associations


  

CATEGORY A

Association Aeronautical Society of South Africa (AeSSA)
Telephone (012) 662 5113
Fax (012) 641 2706
E-Mail admin@aessa.org.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA A0022

Association Association of Mine Managers of South Africa (AMMSA)
Telephone (011) 498 7547
Fax (011) 834 3804
E-Mail beyers.nel@harmony.co.za ; simono@mpas.org.za
Date Recognised 4 June 2015
Reference VA A0031

Association Association of Mine Resident Engineers (AMRE)
Telephone (011) 498 1377
Fax (011) 834 3804
E-Mail elaineg@mpas.org.za
Date Recognised 4 June 2015
Reference VA A0032

Association Clinical Engineering Association Of South Africa (CEASA)
Telephone (021) 918 1583
Fax 086 681 1845
E-Mail jeffery.fry@lifehealthcare.co.za
Date Recognised 26 August 2010
Reference VA A0040

Association Concrete Society of Southern Africa (CSSA)
Telephone (012) 348 5305
Fax (012) 348 6944
E-Mail admin@concretesociety.co.za ; hanlie.turner@ppc.co.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA A0019

Association Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers South African Section (IEEE)
Telephone (CPD): (021) 650 4490; (Chair): (087) 828 0123
Fax (CPD): (021) 650 3465
E-Mail (CPD): komla.folly@uct.ac.za ; kaplans@ieee.org ; lysko@ieee.org
Date Recognised 22 August 2013
Reference VA A0036

Association Institute of Professional Engineering Technologists (IPET)
Telephone (011) 787 9706
Fax (011) 787 9706
E-Mail engineer@netactive.co.za
Date Recognised 19 October 2010
Reference VA A0004

Association Institution of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (ICMEESA )
Telephone (011) 615 4304
Fax 0866 718 533
E-Mail icmeesa@icmeesa.org.za
Date Recognised 24 November 2010
Reference VA A0002

Association Institution of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA)
Telephone (031) 266 3263
Fax (031) 266 5094
E-Mail info@imesa.org.za ; duncan.daries@capetown.gov.za
Date Recognised 14 April 2011
Reference VA A0003

Association International Council on Systems Engineering (SA Chapter) (INCOSE SA)
Telephone 012 841 3403
Fax 018 841 3179
E-Mail president@incose.org.za
Date Recognised 22 June 2012
Reference VA A0030

Association Lift Inspectors Association of South Africa (LIASA)
Telephone (031) 208 1367
Fax 086 812 7278
E-Mail iliasa@zamail.co.za
Date Recognised 15 March 2012
Reference VA A0026

Association National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Telephone (033) 345 0783/0778/1583
Fax (033) 345 1856
E-Mail Caesar.mtetwa@transnet.net  ; admin@nsbe.org.za
Date Recognised 23 May 2013
Reference VA A0037

Association Society For Asphalt Technology (SAT)
Telephone (011) 709 8420
Fax 086 637 9844
E-Mail lucase@uwp.co.za
Date Recognised 26 August 2010
Reference VA A0043

Association Society of Telkom Engineers (STE)
Telephone (012) 311 4480
Fax (012) 311 1850
E-Mail ste@telkom.co.za ; irma.moraal@telkom.co.za
Date Recognised 22 August 2013
Reference VA A0035

Association South African Colliery Engineers’ Association (SACEA)
Telephone (013) 498 7100/7533
Fax (013) 655 2339
E-Mail simono@mpas.org.za
Date Recognised 19 May 2016
Reference VA A0005

Association South African Colliery Managers Association (SACMA)
Telephone (011) 498 7678 / (012) 307 4086
Fax (011) 834 3804
E-Mail Lucky.mabuza@sasol.com ; simono@mpas.org.za
Date Recognised 4 June 2015
Reference VA A0029

Association South African Institute of Agricultural Engineers (SAIAE)
Telephone (012) 842 4009
Fax (012) 842 4317
E-Mail Isobel@sabi.co.za  ; moemat@arc.agric.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA 0020

Association South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE)
Telephone (011) 487 3003
Fax 086 645 1586
E-Mail geyerg@saiee.org.za ; tc@igopda.co.za
Date Recognised 14 April 2011
Reference VA A0008

Association South African Institute of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (SAIMENA)
Telephone 031 274 1800
Fax 031 205 5238
E-Mail LouisG@sa-shipyards.co.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA A0010

Association South African Institute of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning (SAIRAC)
Telephone 011 392 6630
Fax (041) 466 0608
E-Mail nationalsecretary@sairac.co.za  ; jasac@iafrica.com
Date Recognised 10 May 2012
Reference VA A0028

Association South African Institution of Chemical Engineers (SAIChE)
Telephone (011) 704 5915
Fax 086 672 9430
E-Mail saiche@mweb.co.za ; DuVuuren@cri.co.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA A0007

Association South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE)
Telephone (015) 297 7207
Fax +27 (011) 805 5971
E-Mail chris@herold1.co.za ; Sharon@saice.org.za
Date Recognised 4 June 2015
Reference VA A0006

Association Southern African Asset Management Association (SAAMA)
Telephone 012 665 3387
Fax 012 665 3322
E-Mail info@saama.org.za  ; shamic@telkomsa.com
Date Recognised 4 June 2015
Reference VA A0025

Association Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineers (SAIIE)
Telephone (012) 420 6478
Fax (011) 899 3277
E-Mail president@saiie.co.za ; admin@saiie.co.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA A0009

Association Southern African Institute of Mining And Metallurgy (SAIMM)
Telephone (011)  834 1278/7
Fax (011) 838 5923
E-Mail sam@saimm.co.za
Date Recognised 14 April 2011
Reference VA A0011

Association The Chamber of Engineering Technology (COET)
Telephone (011) 787 1302
Fax (011) 787 1302
E-Mail engineer@netactive.co.za
Date Recognised 19 October 2010
Reference VA A0001

Association The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE)
Telephone (011) 615 5660
Fax (011) 388 5356
E-Mail info@saimeche.org.za ; anisa@saimeche.org.za
Date Recognised 14 April 2011
Reference VA A0021

 

Association South African National Committee on Large Dams  (SANCOLD)
Telephone (012) 460 9100
Fax
E-Mail secretary@sancold.org.za
Date Recognised 4 December 2014
Reference VA A0046

  

Association South African Society for Railway Engineering (SASRE)
Telephone (012) 315 3313
Fax (012) 842 6235
E-Mail sizwe.nkosi@transnet.net
Date Recognised December 2014
Reference VA A0047

 

Association Lifting Equipment Engineering Association of South Africa (LEEASA)
Telephone (011) 7891302
Fax (011) 7891302
E-Mail ken@lmi-academy.co.za
Date Recognised December 2014
Reference VA A0048
 

 

CATEGORY B

 


 

Association South African Black Technical & Allied Careers Organisation (SABTACO)
Telephone (011) 403 2165
Fax (086) 672 6735
E-Mail Sabtaco1@iafrica.com  ; motshene@sabtaco.co.za
Date Recognised 23 May 2013
Reference VA B0045

Association South African Federation of Hospital Engineers (SAFHE)
Telephone (012) 841 3007
Fax 012 841 3539
E-Mail Kevin.poggenpoel@mediclinic.co.za ; Angelique.dewet@mediclinic.co.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA B0023

Association South African Institute of Draughting (SAID)
Telephone (021) 975 8191
Fax (021) 532 0261
E-Mail saidraughting@global.co.za
Date Recognised 22 August 2013
Reference VA B0033

Association Society for Automation Instrumentation Measurement and Control (SAIMC) NPC
Telephone 011 312 2445 / 086 107 2462
Fax 086 651 5238
E-Mail admin@saimc.co.za  ; vinesh.maharaj@saimc.co.za 
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA B0024

Association Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA)
Telephone (011) 805 3537
Fax (011) 315 1258
E-Mail operations@wisa.org.za
Date Recognised 12 June 2008
Reference VA B0038

CATEGORY C

Association Association of Municipal Electricity Undertakings (AMEU)
Telephone (011) 061 5000
Fax (011) 789 1385
E-Mail Roosj@ekurhuleni.gov.za  ; susan.botha@ekurhuleni.gov.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA C0027

Association Built Environment Professions Export Council (BEPEC)
Telephone (012) 362 0522
Fax 086 668 7880
E-Mail con@bepec.co.za ; ria@bepec.co.za
Date Recognised 24 November 2010
Reference VA C0044

Association Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA )
Telephone (011) 869 4200
Fax (011) 463 7383
E-Mail lynn@itse.co.za ; gillian.stanley@rhdhr.com
Date Recognised 19 May 2016
Reference VA C0013

Association Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa (IESSA)
Telephone (011) 476 4171
Fax (011) 476 2178
E-Mail sue@iessa.org.za ; Roberth.za@gmail.com
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA C0012

Association Institute of Quarrying Southern Africa (IQSA)
Telephone (011) 704 5037
Fax (011) 791 7655
E-Mail iqsa@global.co.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA C0014

Association Institute of Timber Construction (ITC)
Telephone (011)  974 1061
Fax (011) 392 6155
E-Mail enquiries@itc-sa.org ; amanda@itc-sa.org
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA C0015

Association South African Forum of Civil Engineering Contractors (SAFCEC)
Telephone (011) 418 6300
Fax (011) 450 1715
E-Mail thembinkosi@nokweja.co.za ;  ddubuisson@basilread.co.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA C0017

Association South African Flameproof Association (SAFA)
Telephone (011) 872 4225
Fax (011) 872 5101
E-Mail Paul.meanwell@joyglobal.com
Date Recognised 19 May 2016
Reference VA C0016

Association South African Fluid Power Association (SAFPA)
Telephone (011) 465 1126
Fax 086 503 4524
E-Mail ctr@safpa.org.za ; eugene@axiom.org.za
Date Recognised 4 June 2015
Reference VA C0039

Association South African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC)
Telephone (011) 726 6111
Fax (011) 482 9644
E-Mail tiana@saisc.co.za
Date Recognised 11 August 2011
Reference VA C0018

Association South African Institute of Welding (SAIW)
Telephone (011) 298 2100
Fax (011) 836 4132
E-Mail dimitra.kreouzi@saiw.co.za
Date Recognised 22 August 2013
Reference VA C0034

Association South African Road Federation (SARF)
Telephone (011)394 9025
Fax 011) 403 7736
E-Mail operations@sarf.org.za
Date Recognised 4 December 2014
Reference VA C0042

Association Southern African Society For Trenchless Technology (SASTT)
Telephone (012) 567 4026
Fax (012) 567 4026
E-Mail director@sastt.org.za ; sam@trenchless.co.za
Date Recognised 26 August 2010
Reference VA C0041


 

Category A
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.
Category B
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).
Category C
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.