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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

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CPD Roadshows 2022

CPD is a requirement when renewing your licence next year  

You can now book your place at the 2022 CPD Roadshows delivered by the Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB) and Mico. We have 43 Roadshows throughout New Zealand from June to November 2022.

By attending one of our sessions you will meet the CPD requirement to renew your license for 2023-2024.

How to book your CPD roadshow: 

Book your CPD roadshow - how-to guide

Book a roadshow by clicking your region:

FAQs: Roadshows

What happens at a roadshow?

A Roadshow session involves:

  • Interactive trade stalls
  • Approximately 2 hours of CPD presentation
  • Breakfast on the go (AM) or Happy hour (PM)

How much does it cost?  

  • $35 (incl GST) per person.  
  • Payment can be made online with a credit/debit card.  There is a 2.5% credit card fee per transaction.

When will I get my booking confirmation?

You will receive your booking confirmation with the Roadshow details after payment. Three days before your booked CPD session you will receive a reminder email with the Roadshow details plus an electronic copy of this year’s CPD book.

How do I get a receipt for my CPD payment?

A receipt will be emailed to you after payment.

Can I buy more than one ticket?

Yes, you can buy up to 20 tickets per booking. You will need to provide details for each person when completing the booking (name, date of birth, mobile, individual email address, and license number).

How do I cancel or change my booking?

Email cpdsupport@skills.org.nz if you need to cancel or change a booking.

What do I need to bring to the Roadshow?:

  • Your ticket
  • Your license number.
  • A face mask.

You will be required to follow the government guidelines for Covid-19 at all of our roadshows.

Will I get a hard copy CPD book at the Roadshow?

Yes, you will have the option to pick up a hard copy of the CPD book at the Roadshow.

Q&A's : Why CPD?

What is CPD?

  • Continuing professional development (CPD) is the means by which registered people (i.e. Journeyman, Tradesman and Certifying) maintain their knowledge and skills related to their trade. 
  • By maintaining and improving the competence of registered tradespeople, CPD is a valuable tool that assists the Board with their commitment to protect the health and safety of the public. 

 

Do I have to do CPD?

  • If you are a registered person (i.e. Journeyman, Tradesman or Certifying), completing CPD is a mandatory condition to relicense each year.

 

What will happen if I don't do the mandatory CPD training?

  • It is likely that a new licence will not be issued to you if you have not completed your annual CPD training.

CPD Handbooks

Download CPD handbooks from previous years below

Trade log-in

To log in all you need is your licence number and password.

Enter your username (the 5 digit number on your licence card) and password. Click ‘Go’. If you can’t remember your password, click ‘Forgot My Password’ and follow those steps.  If you need further help let us know on 0800 743 262 or email licensing@pgdb.co.nz

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