Continuing Professional Development

Lifelong learning is vital for our professional community. Continuing professional development (CPD) helps you maintain and increase the knowledge and competence you gain from both formal study and professional experience. 

Keeping your qualifications and knowledge up to date enables you to meet and exceed customer and regulatory requirements. 

Our CPD programmes not only help you to meet your regulated CPD requirements under the Central Bank’s Minimum Competency Code, but also help you to develop as a financial services professional.  

If you are an existing CPD member please log in to My Institute at the top of this page to view your hours and access CPD supports including online eCPD modules and CPD documents.  

Gain a professional designation

More than 23,500 of our members are undertaking CPD. Our CPD programmes support a range of professional designations. You can become a: 

We also run a scheme for those grandfathered under the Central Bank’s Minimum Competency Code.


Helping you with CPD

Our CPD supports include a suite of online CPD modules (eCPD), which cover:

  • Financial services regulation
  • Retail products
  • Ethics
  • Other relevant areas.

The CPD supports also include:

  • Seminars and live CPD webinars presented by leading industry experts and practitioners
  • Accreditation of relevant in-company and other external training and events
  • An online CPD record where you can manage and record your hours, and make your annual CPD return
  • Compliance reporting for financial services firms.

The Institute has the largest CPD management system in Ireland with 23,500 registered members.

If you would like to know more about our programmes and the professional designations leading from them, click the links above.