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Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998)


Constitution for the Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA)


Annexure A : Scope Of Coverage


The construction sector includes all building, civil engineering and related activities (which are performed in an Office, on site, in a workshop or factory) associated with the design of, planning for, preparation for, and the building, construction, erection, fitting, installation, completion, maintenance and repair of buildings, structures, factories, dam walls, weirs, reservoirs, pipelines, canals, tunnels, roads, runways, driveways, and parking areas, as well as building and civil engineering infrastructure. It includes, but is not limited to the following activities as outlined in the regulation 316 of the Act as amended on 31 March 2005 and occupations:

Activities of land surveyors
Activities of non-registered, architecture, e.g. tracers and draughtsman of plans dwellings
Activities of professional organizations
Activities of property valuers
Activities of quantity surveyors
Architectural activities
Architectural and engineering activities and related technical consultancy
Building construction and project management
Building installation, services and completion
Ceiling and partition erection
Conservation, restoration and refurbishment of buildings, structures, etc
Construction and maintenance of water supply, sewage and storm water infrastructure
Construction by specialist trade contractors
Construction management and supervision
Construction of buildings
Construction of civil engineering structures
Construction of homes
Construction of other buildings
Construction of other structures
Construction, maintenance and repair of roads, runways, bridges, tunnels and related structures including draining and road services
Consulting engineering activities
Contractor development
Cutting, bending and fixing reinforcing steel
Cutting, shaping and finishing stones
Demolition of buildings and structures
Dimensional stones trades
Earth crust drilling
Excavation, earth-moving and tunneling
Fire protection , fire suppression and fire prevention structures covered by national buildings regulations
Floor covering
Installation of refractory ceramic products
Joinery and wood machining including manufacture and installation of timer and other building fixtures
Kitchen cabinet making for customized requirements on site
Landscape architecture
Manufacture and assembly of building related aluminum components and fixtures, including aluminum fenestration and skylight installation
Manufacture of articles of concrete, cement and plaster
Manufacture of articles of concrete, cement and plaster including precast building and civil engineering products on-site and off-site
Manufacture of builders carpentry and joinery
Manufacture of construction material, hardware, plumbing and heating equipment
Manufacture of memorial tombstones
Manufacture of refractory ceramic products
Manufacture of roof trusses except where the manufacturing of timber roof trusses is carried out as a sawmill as ancillary part of the process of producing timber
Manufacture of tiles and sanitary ware
Other building completion, etc
Other building installation N.E.C
Painting and decorating
Plant operation
Plastering, tiling and paving
Road construction and maintenance
Road surfacing and repair; hot and cold asphalt manufacture; bituminous slurpy, bituminous emulsion and modified bituminous binder manufacture
Shoring and piling
Site preparation
Structural steel and cladding contracting
Sub-contracting for building and construction
Testing the strength of concrete
Timber construction
Total subcontraction material only and subcontraction for building and construction
Town and regional planning
Waterproof contracting