Women in Compliance Guidance for CPD
Following recent research, many members stated that they lacked support and guidance when requesting attendance to attend training or CPD events to enhance competence in their role. To assist, below are a few guidance points to help support the application of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) using the example of CORGI Training Courses:
HOW DOES THE COURSE HELP THE BUSINESS?
Supports executing the duty holder role or responsible person
Supports organisations’ and directors’ legal requirements of the business:
Section 36 of the H & S At Work Act requires that organisations have “competent employees, trained, experienced, knowledgeable, skilled and abled to apply those skills to their role.
HOW WILL IT HELP ME CARRY OUT MY ROLE?
It will plug the gaps in my knowledge
It will give me a deeper understanding of the regulations
I will have the support of a mentor and trainer for the duration of the course
It will give greater access to industry associations such as the AGSM, AESM and ASCP, and their CPD events
It will lead to an accredited qualification
WHAT IS THE FINANCIAL PAYBACK?
Greater efficiency in delivery of the services
Up-skilling of the department
Networking and best practice sharing opportunities
HOW WILL IT HELP WITH MY PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT?
Meets my personal development objectives for the year
The course will help grow my confidence in my role
The course will give me the ability to apply my knowledge in the right areas, underpinned by legislation
Please note, it is only a guide and some items may not be relevant so please use it as you feel appropriate to support your course application to your organisation.