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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

If you’re a general contractor, you must complete CPD to keep your licence in good standing.

CPD Overview

During your one-year licence term, you must complete a minimum of 40 points of CPD related to the residential construction industry.   Points can be earned entirely through training or from a combination of active practice, research and education development and training.

You are required to keep a record of your completed CPD training for three years after the end of your licence period. We may audit your CPD participation, so keep your records complete and accessible upon request.

Continuing Professional Development: A Guide for Licensed Residential Builders in British Columbia

The CPD guide explains every stage of your annual CPD requirements, from choosing your nominee and acceptable types of training to keeping records and reporting your CPD.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Guide

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You can also download each chapter of the CPD Guide:

Reporting your CPD

CPD points must be complete and reported through the Licensed Residential Builders portal before applying to renew your licence each year. Watch our video for step by step instructions how to report your CPD points.