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Audit dates 2017-18


Registrants must renew their HCPC registration every two years and each profession has fixed renewal dates. Each time a profession renews its registration registrants are asked to sign a form to confirm that they continue to meet the HCPC’s standards. In addition, we randomly select 2.5 per cent of that profession to submit a CPD profile.

The table below sets out the dates for forthcoming CPD audits. After this audits will take place every two years. If you are chosen for audit we will write to you and ask you to submit a CPD profile which shows how you have met our CPD standards.


Profession CPD notifications sent out CPD deadline

Arts therapists

1 March 2018

31 May 2018

Biomedical scientists

1 September 2017

30 November 2017

Chiropodists

1 May 2018

31 July 2018

Clinical scientists

1 July 2017

30 September 2017

Dietitians

1 April 2018

30 June 2018

Hearing aid dispensers

1 May 2018

31 July 2018

Occupational therapists

1 August 2017

31 October 2017

Operating department practitioners

1 September 2018

30 November 2018

Orthoptists

1 June 2017

31 August 2017

Paramedics

1 June 2017

31 August 2017

Physiotherapists

1 February 2018

30 April 2018

Practitioner psychologists

1 March 2017

31 May 2017

Prosthetists/orthotists

1 July 2017

30 September 2017

Radiographers

1 December 2017

28 February 2018

Social workers in England

1 September 2018

30 November 2018

Speech and language therapists

1 July 2017

30 September 2017


Historic dates:

July 2005 – our standards for continuing professional development were approved
July 2006 – health professionals needed to begin keeping a record of their CPD activities
July 2008 – first random audits