How many hours CPD do you need for RICS?
20 hours CPD
All practising* RICS members holding the designations AssocRICS, MRICS and FRICS must undertake a minimum of 20 hours CPD each calendar year (January to December). The 20 hours must include at least 10 hours of Formal CPD. All RICS members must record their CPD activity using the new online management system.
What counts as CPD for RICS?
Formal CPD can be any form of structured learning that has clear learning objectives and outcomes, such as a professional course, structured online training, technical authorship, learning that includes an assessment measure.
How do I record RICS CPD?
You can record your CPD by logging in to your RICS online account. You will need your email address and password that we have on file for you. If you have forgotten your password, you can set a new one at the login screen.
What can I put on my CPD log?
Here are some simple CPD examples to include in your log.
- Training courses, workshops and seminars.
- Educational conferences and events.
- eLearning and webinars you have attended.
- Formal development or personal study.
- Peer review, mentoring or shadowing.
- Reading relevant journal articles or reviewing books.
How much CPD do you need for APC?
All APC candidates are required to complete a minimum of 48 hours’ CPD. If you are undertaking structured training you must complete a minimum of 48 hours per 12 months of structured training.
What are some examples of CPD?
Lecturing or teaching.
How do you write a good CPD?
Five steps to perfect CPD
- Maintaining your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is simple – follow the five steps to perfect CPD: Plan.
What does CPD look like?
CPD combines different methodologies to learning, such as training workshops, conferences and events, e-learning programs, best practice techniques and ideas sharing, all focused for an individual to improve and have effective professional development.
What are APC assessment templates?
Used by Assessors to gauge a candidate’s level of competency and as source material for questions within the final interview, the templates are an integral part of the APC assessment. It is the first contact that an Assessor has with a candidate and as such provides the foundation of a candidate’s success – first impressions count!
How many hours of CPD do I need to complete RICS?
Or 96 hours of CPD undertaken during the last 24 months, if you are undertaking 24 months structured training. Following a 10-minute presentation by you on your case study, the panel of trained RICS assessors will ask questions on your presentation and your selected competencies.
How does RICS regulation Check my CPD records?
RICS Regulation can use the online CPD management portal to check compliance statistics and CPD records. This information may be shared with your employer if they are a regulated firm. Each year RICS Regulation will select a random sample of CPD records for comprehensive review.
When can I use the APC case study template?
This template can be used for APC interview assessments and APC preliminary review (written assessment) for those candidates on the newest pathways (from August 2018). Make sure you download the case study template below too.