Benefits of membership
Membership of SAGI is a gateway to the following benefits;
- Networking opportunities
- Gateway to job and career opportunities
- Brand recognition
- Mark of quality in the profession
- Access to information
- Access to advisory notes
- Peer recognition
SAGI Membership consists of the following categories.
Honorary life member (Voting)
Any person shall be eligible for election as a honorary life member who has rendered outstanding service to the industry or has reached a position of eminence in the field of Geomatics, as deemed by the SAGI council.
Professional member (Voting)
A Professional Geomatics Practitioner who is registered with PLATO – the Statutory Licensing Council.
Full member (Voting)
Any Technologist who is registered with PLATO – The Statutory Licencing Council.
Associate member (Voting)
Any Technician who is registered with PLATO – The Statutory Licencing Council.
Affiliate member (Non –Voting)
At the sole discretion of the SAGI EXCO.
Student (Non –Voting)
A person who is registered at an institution of higher learning as defined in the SAGI Rules or doing articles and who intends to qualify for a higher grade of membership, shall be eligible for election as a student as prescribed in the SAGI Rules.
A member may change his status to that of Retired after application to and approval by the EXCO and may only carry a vote if such member was entitled to vote prior to retirement.