CPD for builders and pool builders
You must keep a diary record of how you met your CPD obligations, including documentary proof of your participation wherever possible.
To assist you keep track of your CPD activities, Fair Trading has developed a CPD diary.
If you participated in any face-to-face CPD activity the person or organisation providing the learning must give you a Record of Attendance containing:
Your name, contact details and NSW Fair Trading licence or certificate number
Title of the course/event/activity/training and the CPD topic area covered
Course code (if any)
Date, time and place of the course/event/activity/training
Duration of the course/event/activity/training
Type of assessment (if applicable)
Name of the trainer and organisation
CPD points earned.
If you participated in formal learning for 2 points per hour, you will also receive a Qualification, or Statement of Attainment/Achievement/Attendance specifying what has been assessed.
You are not required to send these records to Fair Trading. However, if you are audited by Fair Trading you must be able to prove that you complied with CPD requirements, or face the possibility of losing your licence.
Your licence may be audited by Fair Trading annually, or as part of the licence renewal process. Fair Trading will send warning letters to any licensee who fails to address the CPD question in their lincence renewal or advises they have undertaken CPD but not achieved the number of required points. Any licensee who knowingly misrepresents their compliance with CPD will have action taken against their licence.
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