Discover A Cost Effective Way To INSTANTLY Validate Your Training Or Learning Experience Whilst Being Able To Sell To A Much Wider Audience Using CPD Accreditation

At this moment in time there is a huge demand for CPD accredited courses, events, conferences, speakers and coaches who can deliver high quality training at scale to small, medium and large companies across the globe.

How The Process Works:

Step 1:
Choose A Date & Fill In The Application Form
Step 2:
Attend A 30 Minute CPD Eligibility Call
Step 3:
Take The Assessment And Become CPD Verifed

Alternatively, you can call the number below to speak to one of our CPD specialists between the hours of 9am – 5pm GMT (Monday to Friday) and they’ll see if you’re eligible over the phone:

Alternatively, if you prefer to skip step 1 and jump straight in then you can click the button below to call our CPD specialists between the hours of 9am – 5pm GMT, and they’ll walk you through the whole process over the phone:

Why Get Accredited With Us?

Get ahead of your competitors and gain a HUGE market share

Becoming CPD accredited helps you to stand out in an already overcrowded marketplace and turns your learning experience into an authority

Demonstrate to customers you are adopting the latest technologies

A pioneer in the field of independent accreditation, the CPD Standards Office has partnered with Gradbase to utilise Blockchain technology.

Stay ‘in the loop’ with relevant market updates and meaningful insights

CPDSO is also home to the CPD research project, so you’ll receive cutting edge insights, recent CPD trends and news on a weekly basis

Build your brands reputation and be known as a premier provider

Having the mark of accreditation from The CPD Standards Office means you’ll be known as a premier provider of CPD

Attract more professionals and organisations that need CPD training

Get your foot in the door with some of the best known corporations and companies who are looking for CPD accredited courses and training programs

Join a network of successful providers committed to being the best

Attend online and offline events with our constantly growing CPD community to network and share knowledge with each other

‘Be recognised as the expert that you are’

Anyone and everyone can now create learning content and offer it for digital delivery and it’s because of this that most businesses are struggling to stand out in an already overcrowded, unqualified marketplace of training providers.

It’s now more important than ever that you can prove to potential clients that your offering is of the highest quality and a completely different standard than the rest.


Individuals need that reassurance before they purchase effective learning activities.


So, for the past 10 years The CPD Standards Office have been supplying 1,000s of speakers, course creators, event organisers, coaches and trainers with world renowned ‘digital trustmarks’ which also allow you to offer CPD points to your attendees.

CPD, which stands for continuing professional development, has been around for a long time and is undertaken by thousands of professionals from all different sorts of industries on a daily basis, to help them keep up to date with their knowledge and skills.

And at this moment, there is a huge demand for CPD accredited courses, speakers and coaches who can go out there and deliver this kind of training.


By becoming CPD accredited, you’ll be able to sell your training or learning activities to large companies in the UK, South Africa, Europe, America, Australia, New Zealand and even the Middle East.

All that’s required is an independent assessor to go through your learning experience to check that it meets the criteria. If it does, you can get a CPD approved certificate which will allow you to go out and provide these professionals with CPD points.


The process is really straightforward. Just click the button below to book your CPD eligibility call with one of our specialists who will guide you through the entire process from start to finish in a relaxed environment.


The accreditation is valid for two years and is renewed biannually after a review from our team that your learning provision still meets our criteria. Accreditation starts from £995 +VAT for 1 activity and when you join us we’ll lock your price in so you don’t see any increase whatsoever. 


Even if you’ve been with us for 5 years.

The CPD accreditation process is only for high quality training or learning experiences such as online and offline courses, public speaking, events, conferences and coaching. To be eligible, your activity must be up and running, or about to be up and running within the next 6 months.

Book your call now and you’ll no longer have to constantly fight to prove to people that you’re so much better than your low quality competitors and will be able break away from those kinds of struggles, enter new markets that wouldn’t normally be available to you and have a better chance of achieving long term success.

Latest Client Testimonials

“Having our courses independently evaluated and quality assured, has given our clients that extra confidence in knowing that what they are paying for is a quality service.”

Anita Devi

Team ADL

“I was looking for a professional organisation to support my coaching offerings. There’s a lot to choose from in a crowded market, but I ended up selecting the CPDSO because they really care about their customers, their products and their services.”

Simon Rickman

Development Coach

“CPD has not only enhanced my presence and reputation as a speaker, but it’s also developed new opportunities that enable me to engage with audiences at a broader range of events.”

Dale Howarth

Accredited CPD Speaker

Join a prestigious, global community of trainers, coaches & educators

When you become accredited by the CPD Standards Office, you get more than just a mark of accreditation with the CPD logo. You also become part of our CPD Standards Community, along with over 1,000 other accredited providers. This community is growing stronger every day, with its huge range of connections to membership organisations, employers and universities.

Regular, Ongoing Support
Dedicated Account Manager
Free Digital Resources
Monthly Networking Events
Amanda - CPD Standards Member Event

Our community is also supported by the on-going work of the CPD Research Project. This means that just as your clients and delegates can be sure that your training, learning or coaching activities are independently assessed to the highest standard, you too can be sure that other members of the CPD Standards Community have also been assessed the exact same way. This gives you peace of mind as you exchange best practice and network with other providers, professional bodies, universities and authorities.

“The bottom line is this. Becoming accredited with The CPD Standards Office is a really great way to get more business.”

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CPD Proof - CPD Course - Medical

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much does getting CPD accredited cost with you?

Our cost effective CPD accreditation can provide your business with a certification to deliver CPD points through your accredited training activities. Our accreditation fees start from £995+VAT for one training or learning activity.

How long does my CPD accreditation last for?

Your membership with The CPD Standards Office is for a minimum of two years. After the first two years, you are then contracted on a 1 year rolling basis. You only pay the accreditation costs for the first year. Members also get a discount of 15% on their second year as part of our loyalty scheme.

How long does the CPD accreditation process take?

There are two options for our assessment process: SWIFT – you can have your full CPD Badge and documents within 14 days of full application submission. ROUTINE – From the day of full submission, it generally takes up to 30 working days for you to receive your accreditation which includes your CPD trustmark as a digital badge, PNG & JPEG and documents.

Do you offer payment plans for those that need one?

There are a variety of payment plans available for businesses that need one. The fees are determined during your eligibility call with one of our advisers, who will discuss the best CPD subscription to suit your needs.

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