Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the process of learning and developing your knowledge and skills whilst you work. This shows colleagues, clients and the regulator that you are committed to upholding conduct and competency within the Financial Services Industry.
At FINSIA we offer you opportunities to develop your expertise through online resources, professional qualifications, events and publications.
Undertaking CPD shows that you are invested in your career, and committed to your ongoing learning.
Enables you to recognise your knowledge gaps and helps you to address these.
CPD strengthens your personal branding, employability skills, and is a key differentiator in your professional career profile.
As an existing member you are required to complete 14 hours of CPD on an annual basis to maintain your membership, with 10 hours minimum being structured learning - One hour must be in Ethics and Integrity. Exemptions may apply please see our FAQs.Please refer to our CPD policy for more information.
As a new member who is not undertaking our qualifications, you are required to complete 14 hours of CPD on an annual basis to maintain your membership, with 10 hours minimum being structured learning - One hour must be in Ethics and Integrity.Please refer to our CPD policy for more information.
As a member undertaking professional qualifications you are required to complete a certain number of hours of CPD per annum in order to maintain your post-nominals. These requirements vary according to the qualification undertaken and they must include ethics and integrity components.
Please refer to our CPD policy for more information.
FINSIA will also recognise internal training and other external activities as long as it is relevant to your role and aligns with our CPD themes and knowledge areas.
FINSIA CPD log is accessible through the member portal and allows members to track record their CPD hours. Any structured activities undertaken with FINSIA will be automatically recorded into the log. External CPD will need to be uploaded into the log by members.