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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Following the implementation of the OISCs new principle-based code of standards, and after changes to the CPD schemes of other legal services regulators, the OISC has decided to make changes to its own CPD scheme.
They also gain access to CISI's suite of globally recognised qualifications and CPD scheme, designed to ensure that employees continually maintain standards of compliance and competence.
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'.
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.
There are now in excess of 100 universities and colleges imparting medical and dental undergraduate teaching in the country and these could be engaged to participate in the CPD scheme by involvement of their faculty in educational meetings in their geographical areas and other outreach events, besides offering refresher teaching modules in their institutions.
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.