On-going learning means you are keeping your industry knowledge current and relevant

You earn 1 CPD point for each hour of learning you complete.

Points are either:

  • Non-verifiable:  Self-study that you keep a record of yourself, e.g. reading industry articles.

  • Verifiable: You have to prove your learning, e.g. provide an attendance certificate from seminars, workshops, etc. A minimum of 8 verifiable points required (12 points minimum for Certified Technical Financial Accountant, Certified Technical Public Accountant, and Certified Financial Accountant members).

Keeping record of your CPD points: 

Professional people must keep record of their continuous learning. You could be required to show this to ta professional body when applying or renewing your membership, but it is always best to connect with your preferred professional body to determine their qualifying criteria.