Achieving your CPD requirements

CPD requirements are very flexible.  There is a wide range of approved learning activities to assist you with the minimum CPD you must do each year.

CBOS has provided a CPD events calendar, a list of ongoing CPD training and list of additional training resources to help avoid any activities not approved.

Examples of approved activities can include:

  • training or briefings delivered by or on behalf of the Administrator
  • nationally accredited training delivered by an RTO
  • conferences - industry specific
  • forums or workshops
  • face-to-face classroom style
  • online/e-learning programs
  • webinars
  • membership of industry associations
  • tool box meetings which include skills updates
  • reading trade or professional journals
  • approved trade events designed to update you on new technologies or new methods of work
  • research to update skills
  • formal membership briefings by industry associations

and each of these are suitable towards obtaining your CPD points.

We have also recognised that for some there may be difficulties in attending face-to-face courses therefore E-learning/online programs are also available through Government Bodies, Registered Training Organisations, Unions or Industry Associations.

The minimum amount of CPD you do is indicated by ‘points’ – points are broadly indicative of hours, so 12 points is generally 12 hours, but it is possible for the Administrator to allocate additional points for high value activities, for instance if the wiring rules are changed then attending an activity to find out the new rules would be considered a high value activity and attract additional points.

To find approved activities, go to the CPD events calendar to find a range of events available.   The Calendar also lists the types of CPD activities and their point’s value.

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Updated: 03 Jun 2020