Are CPD College courses for solicitors accepted by the Law Society as CPD? Yes all our courses may be used for Law Society CPD purposes.
How many CPD credits can I get from a CPD College course? 10 hours. This is the maximum allowed by the Law Society for E-learning in the current CPD cycle.
Why do you have courses on Management and Professional Development skills? The Law Society requires that 3 hours out of your 20 hour CPD requirement are comprised of management and professional development skills courses.
Can I meet my full 3 hours Management and Professional Development skills CPD requirement with CPD College? Yes we have courses of 3 hours in duration so you can meet your full management and professional development requirement with CPD College.
How many courses can I do with CPD College? You can do any number of courses you wish for professional development. However the maximum number of online CPD hours you can include in your total 20 hour requirement according to the Law Society is 10 hours (50% of a solicitor’s minimum CPD requirement).
How do I access my course? You click the link called login/start course under your course title and log in to your course using your username and password.
How do I get a username and password? You create your own username and password when you register online or by post. When you register over the phone you can also create your own details or we can create them for you. Please keep a note of your username and password.
What if I forget my username and password? You can retrieve the details from a link on the home page, link on the login box or you can call us on 053-9230344 / 053-9238909 and we will reset them for you.
How much time do I need to spend at the course? You are required to engage with the course for a total of 2 or 3 hours (depending on which management course you are completing)
Do I have to be online for the full 3 hours? No, you may spend time offline reading materials printed from the course, composing contributions to the forum etc. This time can be manually inputted.
Do I have to do the 3 hours in one block? No, you can if you wish but you can also accumulate your three hours over a period of time that suits you.
What do I need to do to successfully complete a course? You need to engage with the course for 2 or 3 hours (depending on which management course you are completing), make at least one contribution to the discussion forum and complete the online course evaluation form.
What verification record do I have when the course is completed? The system will automatically produce a CPD record and a course completion certificate.
Do I need broadband? We would strongly recommend broadband for maximum benefit from the course.
How much does each course cost? Each course in the categories of management costs €99 or €69.
How much time do I have to complete my course? 90 days from your date of enrolment.
Cancellation policy? You can cancel registration up to the point where course fees are paid. Once course fees are paid courses cannot be cancelled.