Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)Mandatory
No minimum hours, but IFST requires members to keep a record of CPD.
Chartered Scientists are audited by the Membership Assessment Panel to ensure CPD standards are being maintained.
A balanced portfolio of CPD activities should include a selection of activities in at least 3 of the following categories:
- 1. Work-based learning
- 2. Professional activity
- 3. Formal / Educational
- 4. Self-directed learning
- 5. Learning outside of normal employment
It is expected that you maintain continuous, up-to date and accurate records which demonstrate mixture of the different learning activities above.