CPD (Continued Professional Development)
The requirement of 30 hours Continued Professional Development (CPD) per annum is mandatory to stay registered. It is a way of keeping skills and knowledge up-to-date. CPD is split into 15 hours self-study & 15 hours with others, certified by the provider. It can consist of lectures, seminars, courses, workshops, meetings, conferences, background reading and research. All must be relevant to practice and accepted by the GOsC.