Professional Code of Conduct

Professional Code of Conduct

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 

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.

CPD Audit Process

100% of Members CPD records are audited for compliance on an annual basis by the Society. 

Members have until 31st January of each year to upload any outstanding records to MyCPD in preparation for audit by the Society’s Regulation Department.

SCSI/RICS Dual Members

SCSI monitor the CPD records of dual members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors on their behalf and shares compliance and non-compliance with RICS. 

CPD Non-Compliance

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”.

Valuer Registration

Statutory Obligations for Chartered Surveyors

98% of Chartered Surveyors, as well as their regulatory professional obligations to the Society, will also have obligations:

As dual members of the international body for Chartered Surveyors – The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors  –

As property service providers under The Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011

For further useful information for members on PSRA Compliance click here 

As Registered Building and Quantity Surveyors under the Building Control Act, 2007 – Registration Body

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