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1South African Council for the Architectural Profession Presentation atBCO ConventionThursday, 26 September 2014Presented by: Marella O’Reilly
2The South African Council for the Architectural Profession SACAP is the regulatory authority for the architectural profession, established under the Architectural Profession Act 44 of 2000Architectural 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 publicRegistered 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
3DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS BRIEF OVERVIEWThe 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.DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKSMr. Thulas NxesiCOUNCIL FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENTC B ESA COUNCIL FOR THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSIONENGINEERING COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICASA COUNCIL FOR THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSIONSA COUNCIL FOR THE PROJECT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONSA COUNCIL FOR THE PROPERTY VALUERS PROFESSIONSA COUNCIL FOR THE QUANTITY SURVEYING PROFESSION
4SACAP’s MANDATEProtect members of the public by regulating the professionTake steps to ensure that public health and safety is not prejudiced through provision of architectural services.Ensuring that the Public is aware of their rights with respect to the provision of architectural services.Ensuring that Registered Persons (RP’s) are aware of the importance of protecting the environment.Regulating architectural education in South Africa.Registering and maintaining an up-to-date database of all architectural professionals and candidates.To maintain the international best practice standard with respect to the quality of service provided by the architectural professionals.Identify, isolate and classify work that may be performed by Registered Persons.
5PEOPLE-CENTRED ARCHITECTURE FOR SOUTH AFRICA SACAP VISIONPEOPLE-CENTRED ARCHITECTURE FOR SOUTH AFRICA
6SACAP MISSIONSACAPWill Transform, Promote and Regulate the architectural profession through collaborative engagement in the pursuit of excellence!
7SACAP VALUESRESPONSIBILITY: being accountable for our decisions and actionsEXCELLENCE: promoting high standardsINTEGRITY: ethical behaviour, honesty and trustworthyRESPECT: ethos of dignity tolerance and considerationTRANSPARENCY: appropriate disclosure of information and open debateCOHESIVENESS: shared, coherent values and aspirations
8MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS COUNCIL COMPOSITIONMINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKSMr. Thulas NxesiSACAP11 COUNCIL MEMBERS, SERVING A TERM OF 4 YEARSGillian Bolton2 PUBLIC REPRESENTITIVES2 STATE MEMBERS7 ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSIONALSYashaen 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 LekotaGillian BoltonKrishnakumar Ranchod
9COUNCIL COMMITTEES COUNCIL Executive Committee (EXCO) Audit & Risk Corporate Communication & Stakeholder RelationsEducation CommitteeContinuing Professional DevelopmentCPDFinance CommitteeHR & Remuneration CommitteeInvestigation CommitteeManagement CommitteeProfessional FeesFrequently Asked Questions Task TeamRecognition of Prior Learning(RPL)Identification of Work(IDoW)
13REGISTRATIONS 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.
15REGISTRATION ON YMSACAP 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.
16SACAP CONTACT DETAILS Sacapsa @sacapsa Postal Address: PO Box 408 Bruma2026 Physical Address: 1st Floor, Lakeside PlaceCnr Ernest Oppenheimer andQueen StreetsJohannesburg Tel: (011)Fax: (011)Website:Sacapsa @sacapsa