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REGISTRATION: BUILDING INSPECTORS

Monday, 10 June 2019  
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REGISTRATION: BUILDING INSPECTORS

 

The South African Council for the Architectural Professions (SACAP) has approved the registration of Building Control Officers (BCOs) in terms of Section 18 (1) (c) of the Architectural Profession Act (Act No. 44 of 2000).

In terms of this Section: “Council is empowered to register persons in the architectural profession in a specified category of registration”.

SPECIFIED CATEGORIES OF REGISTRATION:

The specified categories for registration are as follows:

Professional Registration Category

Main Qualifications

Years EXP

Qualifications

Chartered Building Surveyor / Officer

Degree / ND + Post Grad.

above 10 years

Level 8

Chief Building Officer/ Surveyor

Degree / ND

9 - 10 years

Level 7

Senior Building Officer/ Surveyor

Degree / ND

7 - 8 years

Level 7

Building Officer/ Surveyor

Degree / ND

5 - 6 years

Level 7

Building Inspector/ Assessor III

N6 / ND

3-4 years

Level 7

Building Inspector/ Assessor II

N4 - N6 with Trade Test

2 years

Level 6

Building Inspector/ Assessor I

N3 with Trade Test

1 year

Level 5

 

ADMINISTRATION AND ANNUAL FEES:

Applicants for registration in these specified categories, will be charged the following fee for registration:

R500.00 administration fee; and

R1000.00 annual fee, with yearly increment.

 

BENEFITS OF REGISTRATION:

REGISTRATION CRITERIA:

Ø  SACAP will assess the applications, and register qualified persons;

Ø  Registration will be based on the applicant’s experience, knowledge and capabilities as prescribed in the qualification outcomes requirements;

Ø  A person will obtain registration once they have submitted all the required documentation and have met the registration criteria in full.  Application fees must also be paid.

 

WHAT IS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION?

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Ø   All applications must be completed online on the SACAP website;

CLICK HERE to register your application

Ø   The transitional phase of registration will be a period of 6 months, commencing on 1 July 2019; and

Ø   All Building Inspectors (BI) will be deemed registerable in at least the category of Building Inspector/Assessor II (Level 6) during the transitional phase.

 

CLICK HERE to register your application online.