Members of the Professional Body the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland are obliged always to comply with the CPD Rule of Conduct, Rule 2.5: “Members shall plan, undertake, record and evaluate appropriate continuing professional development in accordance with the CPD Policy and, on request, provide the Society with evidence that they have done so in accordance with the Society’s CPD Policy and in accordance with Part 5 of these Rules”
CPD Mandatory Requirements/Policy
It is a mandatory requirement for all members to use the SCSI MyCPD online recording tool to record their CPD activities.
All members must record 20 hours CPD per calendar year in accordance with the Society’s CPD Policy – New CPD minimum requirements with effect from 1st January 2018.
The CPD Calendar year runs from 1st January to 31st December each year and surplus CPD hours cannot be carried over into the next year.
100% of Members CPD records are audited for compliance on an annual basis.
Members have until 31st January of each year to upload any outstanding records to MyCPD in preparation for audit by the Regulation Department.
SCSI/RICS Dual Members: SCSI monitor the CPD records of dual members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors on their behalf.
Part 5 of the Society Members Professional Conduct Rules, Monitoring and Investigation Procedures, Disciplinary Rules and Procedures sets out the policy and procedures to be followed by the Director of Regulation in regulating the CPD Policy
Publication for breaching CPD Policy
The Sanctions Policy section 3 Publication of Regulatory/Disciplinary Matters paragraph 2.2 states:
“Where a Member has breached the CPD Policy on two occasions, within a five-year period, as provided for in Rule 5.2, the Society will publish on the Society’s website a list of members who are non-compliant for a second time. This publication to remain on the website for a period of one year from imposition of sanction”.