CPD scheme

CPD scheme

Continuing professional development scheme. A format of continuing professional development in the UK, which differs according to specialty; most schemes require at least 250 CPD points (usually 1 CPD point/hour) over a 5-year period, and require that a CPD logbook be maintained annually.
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We encourage other banks to become supporters, to take advantage of our qualifications and CPD scheme and to help us raise standards across the industry as a whole.
Maintaining your CPD should not be an onerous task and the IED has, along with many other engineering institutions, signed up to the Engineering Council's CPD scheme 'MyCareerPath'.
During the Hillhead 2014, Colin Jenkins, President of the Institute of Quarrying made the declaration and at Volvo CE, who underlined how delighted both he and the company were to be working with the Institute through both the CPD scheme and PRIME, he was joined onstage by Paul Kersley, Director of Service & Engineering.
He also commented that initiatives such as the CPD scheme reflect the commitment of the Swedish manufacturer and the Institute of Quarrying towards securing competence for future business needs.
Through membership of the Institute, practitioners can complete all aspects of RDR CPD by taking advantage of the CISI's CPD scheme and its extensive range of CPD activities, such as CPD events and seminars, CISI TV, industry publications and elearning modules.
The APC involves two years of structured training, a CPD scheme and logging relevant experience before concluding with a rigorous final assessment and interview with a panel of assessors.
In the same week that the College of Optometrists (with an eye to the forthcoming requirement for revalidation) launched its new CPD scheme, the Royal College of General Practitioners unveiled a new system of 'learning credits' that GPs must now start collecting in the run-up to the introduction of revalidation for doctors.
When it comes to accountancy, to add value to their clients, all accounting professionals must remain competent and up to date throughout their careers - and with ACCA this is done through our dedicated CPD scheme called ACCA Realise.
The CPD scheme works by assessing skills and competencies against professional marketing standards, and then asking the individual to set goals for the year to come.
So, come January, when CIMA's new flexible, output-based CPD scheme takes effect, it's going to be pretty much business as usual.
The IPR's Continuous Professional Development scheme is part of these criteria and like any other professional CPD scheme, means that its members are constantly learning and moving with the times.
A reminder that the IED has signed up to the 'MyCareerPath' CPD scheme, run by the Engineering Council and specifically designed to help Members with personal and professional development.