ALIA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme
Invest in your profession with the ALIA CPD Scheme.
If you are a Personal Professional Member of ALIA, the ALIA CPD Scheme is here to support your ongoing professional learning.
All new Associate, Library Technician or Allied Field Members are automatically signed up to the ALIA CPD scheme with access to the user-friendly CPD logbook. The CPD logbook allows you to track your CPD hours, reflect on your learnings and identify the next skills and resources you need to drive your professional performance.
After the successful completion of your first year of CPD (minimum 30 hours) you are acknowledged as a Certified Professional (CP) Member and are able to use the post nominal AALIA (CP), ALIATec (CP) or ALIA Allied Field (CP) [as appropriate].
The minimum requirements of the scheme are:
- 30 hours per CPD year (1 July - 30 June)
- 120 hours over three consecutive years
After three year’s compliance, you attain the Certified Professional Certificate and are a Certified Professional Member.
Distinguished Certified Professionals
At the conclusion of five complete, consecutive CPD years Certified Professional Members can Apply here for Distinguished Certified Professional status.
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