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What is Continual Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We design and manage industry specific registers to record CPD and registered members are supported by a dedicated customer service team.

Member benefits include:
-    recognition of training and development
-    ongoing learning opportunities such as annual training events
-    membership magazine

Schemes available to join now include:
  • The National Register of Sprayer Operators (NRoSO) for those who spray pesticides in the agricultural industry
  • Pig Industry Professional Register (PIPR) supporting staff development in the pig industry.

What we do for current schemes
  • Management of the scheme in conjunction with  advisory board
  • Recording the points for scheme members
  • Deal with queries from members about their membership
  • Sending out information e.g. reminders/statements/invoices
  • Work with a Syllabus Group to produce an Annual Training Event
  • Allocate points to events
  • Update the websites
  • Enquiries leading to new opportunities

 

 
 
 
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NRoSO

 What is NRoSO?
A central register of sprayer operators using Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a means of ensuring ongoing training.
Who Can Join?
The scheme is open to anybody who holds a CRD approved certificate of competence in the safe use of pesticides.  Members who joined under the Grandfather Rights Exemption will need to obtain a relevant qualification by 26 November 2015, when legislation changes, to maintain their membership.

What is involved?
Members are required to collect 30 or more CPD points in each three-year period to qualify for membership renewal. A wide range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events and courses are approved for NRoSO members. Events and courses are publicised in the agricultural press, by colleges, in local training providers’ newsletters and under the events section of this website.

 
 
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PIPR

What is PIPR
The scheme was set up by the industry for the industry and has five key aims:

  • promote a professional image
  • recognise all skills & experience
  • establish an independent record of skills
  • promote staff development
  • raise productivity and profitability
Who can join?

Membership is open to any one working within the pig industry and offers a simple way of providing individual recognition of ongoing training and development that otherwise would be largely unrecognised or formally recorded.

What is Involved?
As a member you are required to collect  60 or more CPD points in each three-year period to qualify for membership renewal. A wide range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events and courses are approved for PIPR members. Events and courses are publicised in the agricultural press, by colleges and in local training providers’ newsletters.

 
 

NAsOR has been transferred to the BASIS


As of 1 January 2015 the new BASIS Amenity Training Register will combine the City & Guilds National Amenity Sprayer Operator Register (NASOR) with the BASIS Amenity Register.