CPD Obligations

By being part of a professional body, you are showcasing your commitment to professional excellence. Employers, colleagues, and the public will now recognise this commitment, so it is important that you fulfil the responsibility that this new standing brings. All ICF members are obliged to adhere to our Code of Conduct and to complete regular Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

CPD Requirements

ICF professional members are required to undertake regular CPD in order to keep their skills up-to-date and remain relevant in a fast-moving sector.

The Institute’s Code of Conduct is the foundation upon which chartered status is built and applies to all membership grades.

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