Kick start 2018 by getting your CPD points early: Settlement agents bulletin issue 77 (January 2018)
8 January 2018
Kick start 2018 by getting your CPD points early!
Compulsory Professional Development (CPD) is a legal requirement for all licensed settlement agents. Failure to complete your CPD requirements could result in your triennial certificate not being renewed.
Consumer Protection’s website provides detailed information about the CPD program for licensed settlement agents, including details of the approved subjects for 2018.
The program provided by our contracted trainers is of high quality, with approximately 90% of attendees surveyed in 2017 finding the content of sessions to be relevant and the presenters to be both professional and knowledgeable.
The Australian Institute of Conveyancers (WA Chapter) (AICWA) is under contract to deliver CPD activities to the settlement industry in 2018. The AICWA can be contacted directly for bookings and the first sessions are scheduled for 21 February 2018.
Distance Learning in 2018
In 2018, distance learning will be administered by Consumer Protection. Distance learners will be able to complete their CPD requirements via eLearning modules administered through a Learning Management System called LearnBook.
Further information on the eligibility criteria for distance learning is available on Consumer Protection’s website.
If you need to complete your CPD activities by distance learning, please contact the CPD team by email after the dates below so that you can be provided with access to the resources.
The eLearning modules are being developed in the first half of 2018 and will be ready for you to undertake by the dates below.
Core CPD modules (from August 2018)
- Review of the Australian Consumer Law provisions
- Managing Agency Risk in Electronic Settlements
- Cybercrime and identity fraud
- Amendments to the Joint Form of General Conditions
Prescribed Elective CPD module (From September 2018)
- Online Document Lodgement with Landgate
Bookings for face-to-face sessions can be made by contacting:
- AICWA online booking or phone (08) 9361 1166
For elective CPD activities offered by the Office of State Revenue:
Please do not contact Consumer Protection to make bookings.
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