Professional Development and Currency Points

During each year of accreditation, you have to earn professional development points by taking part in activities that expand both your training and assessment and your industry skills. The points must be earned evenly over each year of the accreditation period, as shown below.

Training/Assessment
Professional Development

Industry
Professional Development

Total points

50 points annually

50 points annually

100 points annually

100 points over 2 years

100 points over 2 years

200 points in total

Professional development points are allocated based on the type of activity you take part in. You can choose activities that suit your needs and claim points by providing proof of attendance.

Professional development points

Activity Points
Operated/endorsed by SkillsIQ
25
Full or partial completion of a qualification above Certificate IV within a 12 month period 20
In-house program operated by public or private RTO 15
Program operated by state/territory recognition authority 15
Participation in trainer/assessor networks 15

 

Industry Currency points

Activity / Event Points
Regular part/full time paid work in a commercial service industry environment - 6 months 20
Participation in return to industry programs - 1 week 5
Participation in return to industry programs - 2 weeks 10
Participation in return to industry programs - 3 weeks 15
Participation in return to industry programs - 4 weeks 20
Participation in return to industry programs - 5+ weeks 30
Regular participation in training and/or assessment activities conducted in the workplace 30
Operated/endorsed by SkillsIQ 25
Full or partial completion of a qualification above Certificate IV within a 12 month period 25
In-house program operated by public or private RTO 15
Conduct projects/research activities in conjunction with/on behalf of industry 15
Attending 2 festivals/trade shows/trade events/expos/event competitions 15
Attending industry association conference 15
Attending industry association training activities/workshops/seminars 15
Entering competitions/awards 15
Involvement in min. 2 professional industry membership activities 15
Joining professional industry associations 15
Participating in min. 2 industry committees, discussions or consultation groups 15
Participating in min. 2 site inspections/tours/familiarisations of industry venues 15
Providing professional consulting advice (per organisation) 15
Speaking/presenting to industry engagement 15
Subscriptions to trade publications/journals/newsletter (all subscriptions) 15
Writing min. 2 articles for industry journals 15
Taking up industry accreditation 15

 

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