Continuous Professional Development
CPD is a learning programme that helps trustees to maintain and nurture their skills and competencies. As a registered professional body, Batseta is authorised to offer a CPD programme to designated trustees within the retirement fund industry.
CPD Hour Requirement
A recognised CPD programme is linked to the time spent by trustees for professional development. One (1) hour spent on any training activity equals 1 CPD point. There are prescribed hours of learning linked to the role of a trustee. Designated trustees must complete at least 40 hours CPD within a two year period to maintain their designation.
What is the registered designation for trustees?
Licentiate Trustee (LT)
CPD activities could be both informal and formal (Examples include, seminars, conferences, readings, workshops, skills programmes, full qualifications, short courses, self-study)
There should be a blend of activities
A CPD training plan must be submitted for each year detailing all planned activities (Knowledge, skills, behaviours, reflective practices)
Dependent on membership status, members must complete 40 hours during a 2-year reporting cycle (1 hour equals 1 CPD point)