Is CPD certification accredited?

Thousands of CPD training courses, events, e-learning programs, conferences, workshops and seminars are formally accredited by us every year adding significant value for audiences and providers alike.

Is CPD a Recognised qualification in UK?

The CPD Service is the largest CPD certification recognised in the UK, with nearly 25 years’ experience supporting training providers across all industry sectors.

What does it mean if something is CPD accredited?

Accredited CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality.

Is CPD the same as NVQ?

CPD is a recognised qualification that confirms your learning has met the necessary Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. Whereas an NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) is a vocational qualification based on national occupational standards.

Is CPD accreditation legit?

CPD or Continuing Professional Development was established in 1996 and is an independent accreditation service that is recognised. This body appraises the educational programs according to the highest standards and their accreditation is a symbol of quality and credibility.

Is CPD a qualification?

No, CPD is not a qualification. The CPD Certificate is not a qualification either. Qualifications (e.g. GCSEs) are awarded by organisations that are regulated by a Government’s department such as, in the UK, Ofqaul. Qualifications can be academic or vocational.

What is a CPD certificate equivalent to?

CPD Points are equivalent to the number of hours spent learning on a verified course. A CPD verified course allows you to carry those points to the total required by the governing or regulatory industry body in your sector.

Does CPD count as a qualification?

Will CPD help me get a job?

The research found that CPD is directly linked to employability, and adding a CPD section to a CV can improve job prospects significantly, with the opportunity of securing a dream job increased by 10% (the CPD Research Project 2010).

Do CPD points expire?

Certification renewal is required every two years from the date of certification.

Is CPD a professional qualification?