Become a CPD accredited training provider

The CPD Certification Service is the largest and leading CPD training accreditation service worldwide, with 25 years experience supporting certified CPD providers across industry sectors.

CPD accreditation for training and events

There is an increasing expectation for professionals to undertake Continuing Professional Development (CPD) regardless of industry sector, career level, job role and responsibilities. The CPD Certification Service have 25 years' experience helping organisations to formalise training and events suitable for CPD accreditation.

Organisations wishing to become CPD accredited can display their commitment through membership with The CPD Certification Service.

Member organisations are advised and encouraged to submit their training courses and events material for formal review and impartial CPD accreditation by our team of experienced CPD Assessors.

CPD accreditation for a range of learning activities:

  • Workshops & seminars
  • Conference & events
  • Training courses
  • Online & E-learning
  • Other structured forms of learning

Why CPD accredit your training and events?


The CPD Certification Service provide accreditation for organisations ranging from small consultancy firms to large training providers, multi-national corporations, conference & events organisers, universities, further education colleges, local authorities, councils and Government departments. Organisations become CPD providers in order to:

  • Meet the right target audience
  • Present their knowledge as industry experts
  • Provide structured accredited CPD to delegates and attendees
  • Distinguish from other market sector competitors
  • Help increase delegate bookings for events and courses
  • Create new alliances & business opportunities

Thousands of CPD training providers are sharing their skills with the world

Benefits of CPD Membership


Becoming a CPD provider and certifying your training materials follows a simple process. The CPD Certification Service provides different membership levels to suit needs and budgets.

CPD membership is determined by an initial dialogue and recommendations for your most effective routes to market. CPD Providers are able to utilise key features of membership to help support business, marketing and training objectives.

  • Provide review and advice on organisational CPD requirements
  • CPD accreditation for courses & events, from 1 – 250+ activities a year
  • Licence to use CPD Member logo on company marketing materials
  • CPD Certified symbol on approved CPD training course materials
  • Presence in CPD Member Directory for user validation and searching
  • Ability to publicise CPD certified events on industry Event Calendar
  • Administration of delegate CPD certificates post activity

Frequently Asked Questions

How are training and events assessed?

CPD submissions are assessed and certified against the universally accepted structured checklist which The CPD Certification Service has developed over the past 20+ years. The process takes an impartial and objective overview of structure and value to ensure full conformity to CPD guidelines.  

What are the steps to obtain CPD accreditation?

Gaining accreditation for training courses helps organisations formalise their knowledge into a recognised approach to learning. The first phase of the course accreditation process is to have an informal consultation to ensure training courses and events are suitable for Continuing Professional Development.  

What is the process of gaining CPD certification?

The CPD Assessments team will evaluate the materials, review the structure and provide advice to help develop the training courses where required. This process is to ensure the training courses are educational in content, structured coherently, with clear learning objectives and outcomes.  

How does the CPD Delegate Certificate Service work?

At no additional cost, the delegate CPD certificate (DCS) facility is an additional service available to all CPD member organisations. It has been designed to assist with the administration of providing CPD support documentation for your audience.  

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The CPD Certification Service makes the process of CPD accreditation very straightforward to follow. A big thank you for all your help.

Charles O'Neil - Bayer Healthcare

Every conference we produce is CPD certified and the CPD logo is placed on the brochure. We also issue a certificate of attendance confirming that the event is a CPD accredited course.

Patrycja Denton - Capita Conferences

CPD certification helps us provide structured CPD training to financial advisers helping them to understand the Will drafting industry and how to use it in their business.

Stephen Oliver - The Will Company