Presentation on theme: "South African Council for the Architectural Profession Presentation at BCO Convention Thursday, 26 September 2014 Presented by: Marella O’Reilly."— Presentation transcript:
South African Council for the Architectural Profession Presentation at BCO Convention Thursday, 26 September 2014 Presented by: Marella O’Reilly
THE SOUTH AFRICAN COUNCIL FOR THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION SACAP is the regulatory authority for the architectural profession, established under the Architectural Profession Act 44 of 2000 Architectural professionals are required by law to be registered with SACAP, and once registered they are accountable to SACAP in terms of providing services to the public Registered persons have a responsibility to practice in a professional and ethical manner, both for the benefit of the public and the profession as a whole governed by the Scope of Conduct, B.N 154 of 2009
BRIEF OVERVIEW The South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) A statutory body established by an Act of Parliament and Governed by The Architectural Profession Act, No 44 of 2000.
SACAP’s MANDATE Protect members Protect members of the public by regulating the profession public health and safety Take steps to ensure that public health and safety is not prejudiced through provision of architectural services. Public is aware of their rights Ensuring that the Public is aware of their rights with respect to the provision of architectural services. protecting the environment. Ensuring that Registered Persons (RP’s) are aware of the importance of protecting the environment. architectural education Regulating architectural education in South Africa. up-to-date database Registering and maintaining an up-to-date database of all architectural professionals and candidates. international best practice standard quality of service To maintain the international best practice standard with respect to the quality of service provided by the architectural professionals. Identify, isolate and classify work Identify, isolate and classify work that may be performed by Registered Persons.
SACAP VALUES RESPONSIBILITY: RESPONSIBILITY: being accountable for our decisions and actions EXCELLENCE: EXCELLENCE: promoting high standards INTEGRITY: INTEGRITY: ethical behaviour, honesty and trustworthy RESPECT: RESPECT: ethos of dignity tolerance and consideration TRANSPARENCY: TRANSPARENCY: appropriate disclosure of information and open debate COHESIVENESS: COHESIVENESS: shared, coherent values and aspirations
MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS Mr. Thulas Nxesi MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS Mr. Thulas Nxesi SACAP 11 COUNCIL MEMBERS, SERVING A TERM OF 4 YEARSSACAP COUNCIL COMPOSITION Gillian Bolton 2 PUBLIC REPRESENTITIVES 2 STATE MEMBERS 7 ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSIONALS Yashaen Luckan President (Pr Arch) Maureen Gerrans Vice President (PSAT) Rowen Ruiters (PAT) Linda Mampuru (Pr Arch) Niel Lombard (PAD) Sithiwe Thubane (PSAT) Vacant (TBA) Sushma Patel (Pr Arch) Rakau Lekota (Pr Arch) Gillian Bolton Krishnakumar Ranchod
COUNCIL COMMITTEES COUNCIL Executive Committee (EXCO) Audit & Risk Committee Corporate Communication & Stakeholder Relations Education Committee Continuing Professional Development CPD Finance Committee HR & Remuneration Committee Investigation Committee Management Committee Frequently Asked Questions Task Team Identification of Work (IDoW) Professional Fees Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
SACAP ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS
SACAP ORGANOGRAM Registrar Marella O’ Reilly Office Facilities & Management Officer Omeshnee Govender General Assistant Olga Samodien Driver Senzo Khubisa HR Officer Vacant Call Centre Administrators Philasander Ndodada Grace Sibaya Virquila Johnson Sandra Gwebu Mmthabo Seleke Receptionist Eva Kock HEAD : LEGAL & COMPLIANCE Adv. Toto Fiduli Legal & Investigations Officer Yingisani Nyambi Legal & Compliance Officer (Vacant) FINANCE: CFO Thiru Mudaly Financial Officer Dipuo Sello Finance – Debtor Controller Mosadi Ndwande Finance 2 x Clerks (Vacant) HEAD : CSR Pappie Maja CSR Manager Jacquie Cullis IT Officer (Vacant General Manager Barbara van Stade Committee/PA Secretariat Mahlodi Rakgetsi & Rachel Nhlapo Secretariat/PA to Registrar/CEO Genevier Abdulrahim (Temp) Registration Officer Nita Schmidlin Registration Administrators Thuli Maphanga Mafa Kgoahla
THE REGISTRATION PROCESS
REGISTRATIONS SACAP has 8919 active members on its database. The total number is the combination of all categories; Candidates and Professionals in Draughtsperson, Technologist, Senior Technologist and Architect. All categories pay an annual fees per year. SACAP suspends membership of the Registered Persons (RPs) for non-compliance in terms of sec 20 of the Act. All suspended RPs are responsible for the re-registration after being suspended. There is a penalty fee for re-registration.
Professional Development Unit
REGISTRATION ON YM SACAP is now an online system which is called Your Membership (YM). YM enables all RPs to register and upload all necessary and relevant document online. YM is an interactive system between SACAP RPs and the employees. SACAP will not be accepting any paper going forward to encourage paperless processes. We are also on social networks: FB Page, Sacapsa and twitter handle: sacapsa.
SACAP CONTACT DETAILS Postal Address:PO Box 408 Bruma 2026 Physical Address:1st Floor, Lakeside Place Cnr Ernest Oppenheimer and Queen Streets Bruma Johannesburg Tel:(011) Fax:(011) Website: