CPD requirements

CPD REQUIREMENTS FOR IHR PRACTITIONERS

All certificate holders are required to maintain their knowledge and skills.

This is regulated by the Rules for CPD. CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development Program (continuing education). Within the CPD program it is regulated to which maintenance requirements the certificate holder must follow and within the categories of CPD points can be achieved.

CLICK HERE for the Rules for CPD.

CLICK HERE for the overview of exceptions and exemptions on CPD


CPD requirementsAssociateFull
1. Obligation to achieve a minimum number CPD pointsPer full registration yearPer full registration year
  • Points are awarded in five categories
  • 1 point is 1 clock hour
  • All categories qualify; no obligation for each category
  • Points may be kept online and offline
  • 12 points / year
  • 2 year carry-forward option
  • 2 year carry-back option
  • 12 points / year
  • 2 year carry-forward option
  • 2 year carry-back option
2. Obligation to carry a minimum of IHR assignmentsFor the entire associate periodPer full registration year
  • An IHR assignment qualifies if the assignment can be audited.
  • OR: 30 client assignments
  • OR: € 7.500,- turn-over
  • OR: 20 client assignments
  • OR: € 5.000,- turn-over
3. Other
3.1. Peerreviewnot applicable however recommendednot applicable however recommended
3.2. Obligation to maintain active within the scope of certificationyesyes
OVERVIEW CPD CATEGORIES
CPD category 1
  • Official education & training
  • Participating in approved education or training, as well as the completion of the training by an exam or test all within the scope of the certificate holder.
CPD category 2
  • In depths activities
  • Attending or participating in fairs, conferences, peer groups, seminars, thematic meetings, workshops and accredited education and training which does not have a examination or test linked to it. all within the scope of the certificate holder.
CPD category 3
  • Professional activities
  • Acting as a facilitator, teacher, speaker, researcher, mentor or coach. Within the scope of the certificate under which is offering internships, learning, experience and research (work) places.
CPD category 4
  • PR and communications
  • Publishing in popular or scientific publications, trade journals, studies, reports and records and all within the scope of the certificate holder.
CPD category 5
  • Public interest
  • Performing within the scope of the certificate of activities or work in the service of the industry or profession, including: the exercise of public functions and tasks, the exercise of administrative functions and tasks, the exercise of other functions and tasks within organizations , public administration, associations and foundations.