Ways in which the CPD Requirement may be Met

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Individual training needs vary and the CPD Scheme has been designed to reflect this by offering flexibility in the training activities which qualify for CPD point(s). To meet the CPD requirement, solicitors and trainee solicitors are free to choose activities relevant to their individual training needs.

There are various methods of satisfying the CPD requirement other than attendance at traditional lecture-based courses. The methods and the number of CPD point(s) accredited to each type of training activity are set out in the Guidelines below.

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