ENGINEERING PROFESSION IN SOUTH AFRICA: ORGANISATION AND EDUCATION.
The organization of the engineering profession in South Africa, as a result of initiatives taken by engineers themselves, took place when the Professional Engineers Act was passed in 1968. It divides engineering manpower into three distinct categories, namely, professional engineers, engineering technicians and technologists, and artisans. A description is given of the three categories and their areas of operation. Education and career objectives are discussed.