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.
CATEGORIES OF VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS
categories of voluntary association are hereby established:
whose membership consists of natural persons who, subject to the applicable
provisions of Rule 3, are practising in engineering in any particular
discipline or sub discipline of engineering; or in any particular category of
registration contemplated in section 18 of the Act.
whose membership consist of juristic persons, including sole proprietors
(corporate members) who, subject to the applicable provisions of Rule 4, are
engaged in carrying out work of an engineering nature.
Expiry date for these Voluntary
Associations below, is five (5) years from the date of recognition. They are
listed alphabetically, according to their acronyms, for ease of reference
Recognized Voluntary Association
Voluntary Association Recognition Framework
Voluntary Association Recognition Application Form