Continuing professional development (CPD) is how housing professionals
maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence, and
develop the personal and professional qualities required throughout their
Housing professionals who are accredited as a Certified
Housing Professional are required to participate regularly in CPD that is
related to their role within the housing sector.
Some examples of continuing professional development
- Participating in industry-related focus groups
- In-house education sessions
- Attending industry-related conferences, workshops and seminars
- Having an article published in a peer-reviewed industry-related journal
- Postgraduate studies
Activities that are normal work activities are not typically considered as CPD. For example, attending an in-house meeting as part of your normal duties would not be considered CPD.
How to submit CPD Claims and Qualifications
Download Submitting CV & CPD – Self Service User Guide.
The table below summarises the types of CPD activities that may be recorded by a member for the purposes of meeting the qualification and ongoing development requirements of an accredited Certified Housing Professional.
- Note: A maximum of 80 CPD points can be claimed for any program, conference, activity or qualification.
- Active member in AHI LinkedIn group, means the person has contributed to the group/s by commenting on a discussion, or starting a discussion on at least two occasions.
- Networking events are defined as events where industry-related professionals come together to connect, learn and share with like-minded professionals from other organisations, sectors or jurisdictions.