Compulsory professional development (CPD) - settlement agents
The compulsory professional development (CPD) program is designed to increase the knowledge, skills and professionalism of those working in the settlement industry. The aim of the program is to increase Consumer Protection and promote consumer confidence in the settlement industry.
The CPD program is part of the licensing framework and requires that all settlement agents comply with the requirements of the program. The requirements of the CPD program are prescribed by legislation Failure to comply may result in a penalty of up to $5000.
The CPD Program
The CPD program operates on an annual cycle based on the calendar year (the CPD cycle). In each 12 month CPD cycle, participants are to accumulate a total of six points of CPD approved activities. Of these six points, at least four points are to be earned from the core activities and the remaining two points from either core or elective CPD activities.
The CPD Guide
Further information about the CPD program can be found in A guide to the Compulsory Professional Development program for settlement agents operating in Western Australia.
If you have any queries about the CPD program please contact us by email or phone 1300 304 054 (for the cost of a local call state wide) 8.30am – 5.00pm weekdays.
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