CPD Accreditation and what it means

We are really pleased to be a CPD accredited member organisation.  This means that not only are our courses externally audited and reviewed against a nationally recognised standard so that you can be confident of their quality, delegates attending one of our CPD accredited courses can earn points which count towards their professional development.  Not all safeguarding training providers can offer this certification which means if you book your training through us, you can be sure you're getting good value for money and its an important benefit to be able offer your workers which they can add to their CV. View our certification and list of accredited courses here.  

Who are CPD

Established in 1996, the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification service work across a vast range of sectors and disciplines. They are the independent CPD accreditation centre and formally accredit thousands of training courses, events, workshops and seminars each year. Continuing Professional Development is the learning activities that professionals undertake in order to develop their skills and develop in their career. It allows individuals to upskill or even reskill so that their qualifications do not become obsolete. A training course that is CPD accredited has met the organisation's standards and benchmarks. Due to the CPD's rigorous and impartial processes, they are widely recognised at the benchmark for training and provide reassurance to employers and individuals alike.

Why CPD?

Courses accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification service have passed a structured checklist, developed over more than 20 years. As a result, you can be certain that your chosen course has reached the qualitative standards required by both individuals and employers.

Key benefits of CPD

  • Reassurance: CPD certified courses are assessed using a universally accepted structured checklist - an impartial method of ensuring material achieved standards required by learners and organisations
  • Gain certification: Receive certification to include in your portfolio or Continuing Professional Development file as evidence of your training
  • Boost your CV: Give your CV some extra clout with qualifications that bring your skills up to date

Opportunities with CPD qualification

Continuing Professional Development enables you to focus on the skills and knowledge that you need to take your career in its next direction. It also shows potential employers that you are committed to self-development and furthering your profession. Taking a course certified by the CPD certification service gives you the reassurance that the qualification you have chosen meets a widely recognised benchmark.


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