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About Us

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) is an industry body for civil engineering professionals in South Africa that enhances the interests and needs of our members and facilitates a sustainable quality of life in collaboration with relevant stakeholders, including our members, divisions, the private and public sector and other organisations. We are involved in the development of policies, standards, structures, and systems that impact infrastructure engineering at national and international levels.

Why Should You Become a Member?

Are you a student that wants to connect and engage with professionals, such as mentors or possible employers? Are you interested in advancing your professional career with all of the right tools and resources available at your fingertips

Join SAICE today and let us help you shape your career for a brighter future and develop your career to the next level. We can support your journey to becoming professionally qualified by becoming a member!

Remember SAICE is a learned society – a society of branches and divisions, a centre of excellence for civil engineering knowledge, a source of industry guidance and a provider of resources to encourage innovation and excellence – so let us help and equip your civil engineering career.

Benefits of being a SAICE Member

SAICE provides a variety of services including:



Are provided to students studying civil engineering.


Guidance provided

To young members who want to register professionally.

SAICE Connect

This is a platform for members to access new employment, networking and mentorship opportunities


Community Outreach Programmes

We assist society through career guidance, awareness campaigns and capacity building for decision-makers.


Get Networking

Increase your professional profile by engaging in our branches, divisions, committees, panels and chapters, and by participating in our events.


Continued Professional Development

We provide courses and events whereby members can gain CPD points.


SAICE Learning Academy

The Academy offers a multi-disciplinary range of books and discounted CPD accredited courses aimed at growing and improving your professional development.


The Monthly SAICE Magazine

Civil Engineering keeps members informed and up to date with institutional affairs, technical viewpoints, other developments in the industry as well as national, local and provincial developments.

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Do you need more information for help with your application? Complete the form below and one of the SAICE consultants will contact you.