Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)

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Mandatory IOM3 recommends members should complete a minimum of 35 hours CPD per year. IOM3 members can keep an online record of their CPD. A written account of increasing professional competence will be required for progression through the membership grade structure of the Institute and at any time when a member is called upon to… Read more »


Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)

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(mandatory for HPC regulated members) IPEM stipulates no minimum hours. Members should maintain a record of their CPD activities. This is compulsory for members regulated by the Health Professions Council (HPC). Every 2 years the HPC will audit a sample of CPD records from Clinical Scientists on their register.


Institute of Physics (IOP)

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No minimum hours, but requires chartered members to undertake and record CPD. Learning events only count if members have reflected upon what they have learnt and applied the learning. Chartered Physicists must submit a record of CPD every 3 years for revalidation.


Institute of Corrosion (ICorr)

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Although you are required to submit an annual CPD return there is no prescription on number of hours undertaken per year. ICorr recommends 100 hours undertaken over any 3 year period. ICorr will audit a random selection of CPD returns annually to ensure their accuracy. This may include contacting the individual to confirm the nature… Read more »


Institute of Clinical Research (ICR)

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ICR requires 60 points to be gained over a period of one year. A random sample of Professional members and Fellows will be audited yearly, requiring evidence of the member’s personal development activities each year.


Royal Society of Biology (RSB)

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The Society CPD scheme is points based. We ask that you attain 50 CPD points throughout the year, and allocate between one and three points per hour depending on the activity As a member of the Society, you gain access to their online members’ portal (mySociety), where you can register for, and begin, your CPD…. Read more »


BCS: The Chartered Institute for IT

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BCS adopts a reflection learning approach to CPD with no minimum hours. Limited CPD support and resources available


The Geological Society of London (GeolSoc)

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It is recommended that you record at least 90 hours of CPD for each year. A minimum of 30 hours must be from On-the-Job-learning. The remaining 60 hours* (= 90 – 30 hours) of CPD should be spread across at least 2 of the other 5 new CPD categories. The new 2017 CPD scheme is… Read more »



Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)

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IFST  have adopted a set of standards for Continuing Professional Development Participants should: Maintain a continuous, up-to-date and accurate record of their CPD activities Demonstrate that their CPD activities are a mixture of learning activities Maintain a portfolio containing evidence of their CPDCPD requirements will vary depending on the level of membership. The following total… Read more »