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 The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) is a statutory body established in terms of the Engineering Profession Act, (EPA No 46 of 2000). ECSA is charged with the responsibility to regulate the engineering profession with the objective to register engineering practitioners. ECSA has recently finalised the New Registration System (the "NRS") and as enjoined by section 36 of the EPA, the Council has taken a decision to embark on a public consultation process in respect of NRS.

ecsaThe New Registration System documents and annexures are available for public comment on the ECSA website or on as published in the Government Gazette 38454 dated 06/02/2015.

You are invited to comment thereon by way of submitting written comments and/or by attending any of the planned national NRS roadshows which is suitable to your location. The provincial schedule is as follows:

02 March        - Cape Town, Southern Sun – Cape Sun, 13:00 – 17:00pm
09 March        - East London, Premier Hotel - King David, 13:00 – 17:00pm
                     - Port Elizabeth, Protea Hotel – Marine, 13:00 – 17:00pm
                     - Kimberley, Protea Hotel – Kimberley, 13:00 – 17:00pm
12 March        - Nelspruit, Protea Hotel – Nelspruit, 13:00 – 17:00pm 
                     - Bloemfontein, Protea Hotel – Central, 13:00 – 17:00pm
23 March        - Mafikeng, Protea Hotel – Mafikeng, 13:00 – 17:00pm
                     - Polokwane, Bolivia Lodge, 13:00 – 17:00pm
                     - Johannesburg, Protea Hotel Balalaika – Sandton, 13:00 – 17:00pm
25 March        - Durban, Hilton Hotel, 13:00 – 17:00pm
                     - Richards Bay, Protea Hotel – The Richards, 13:00 – 17:00pm
                     - Pretoria, The Premier Hotel, 13:00 – 17:00pm

RSVP and confirm your dietary requirements before or on 27 February 2015 @ 16:30pm with Mrs Vatiswa Dondashe on


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