Points for learning

CPD activities earn you either one or three points per hour. You must complete activities related to at least one of 15 Continuing Professional Development topics to make up 12 points per year. Lunch and travel time do not count towards points. Up to 11 surplus CPD points earned in a year can be carried forward for 12 months. Some CPD must be done each year.

One point per hour learning

You can earn a maximum of four points a year doing one point per hour learning.

To earn one point per hour, the learning must:

  • relate to one of 15 topics
  • have an identifiable learning outcome, which means you are able to say what it is you have learned
  • be interactive, which means you must participate to complete your learning
  • be delivered as a course, workshop, trade session, forum or conference as either an online or e-learning activity or a face-to-face activity where you participate in person
  • be delivered by an organisation or person with specialist industry expertise.

Three points per hour learning

To earn three points per hour, the learning must:

  • relate to one of 15 topics and
  • have an assessable learning outcome (the learning is linked to a relevant national training package or an Australian university qualification)
  • be delivered online or face-to-face by an Australian university or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

OR

  • have an identifiable learning outcome, which means you are able to say what it is you have learned
  • be interactive, which means you must participate to complete your learning
  • be delivered as a course, workshop, trade session, forum or conference as either an online or e-learning activity or a face-to-face activity where you participate in person
  • be delivered by an approved industry association or Government agency.
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