Professional Registration

Information about and resources for professional registration


DMISA is the SAQA-approved professional body for Disaster Management in South Africa and therefore administers professional registration in Disaster Management. The first Disaster Management designation approved by SAQA was that of the Disaster Management Professional (PrDM).  Additional designations subsequently approved by SAQA are those of Disaster Management Technician, Disaster Management Associate and Disaster Management Practitioner.

DMISA is inviting applications for registration as Disaster Management Professional, Practitioner, Associate and Technician.

Follow the link below to the Professionalisation Portal, your one-stop source of information on professional registration.


Registered Professionals

The current list of registered Disaster Management Professionals (PrDM)

Registered Disaster Management Professionals as of 27 November 2015:

  1. Belle, JA (Mr) DMP010
  2. Bruwer, A (Ms) DMP005
  3. Donald, C, (Ms) DMP012
  4. Carstens, SW (Mr) DMP006
  5. Jordaan, A (Prof) DMP014
  6. Kesten, AR (Mr) DMP002
  7. Kunguma, O (Ms) DMP008
  8. Louw, E (Dr) DMP007
  9. Mazibuko, B (Mr) DMP003
  10. Minnie, JA (Dr) DMP001
  11. Ncube, A (Ms) DMP011
  12. Rabe, M (Mr) DMP009
  13. Reddy, M (Dr) DMP004
  14. Shwababa, SS (Mr) DMP015
  15. Storie, M (Dr) DMP013

The above individuals have been registered as Disaster Management Professional (PrDM) in accordance with the provisions of the Institute as SAQA-approved professional body for Disaster Management within South Africa and are entitled to practice as such, subject to a valid and current certificate to practice.

SAQA Approved Professional Body ID 940 Certificate PB0000061 Approved Designation ID 593

The following designations have subsequently been approved and persons can now apply for registration in these designations:

  • Disaster Management Technician (DMT)
  • Disaster Management Associate (DMA)
  • Disaster Management Practitioner (DMPc)

Please go to the Professionalisation Portal for more information.