ENROLLING, ATTENDING AND KEEPING CPD RECORDS

Architects Participating In CPD Programs


A. Procedures in enrolling and attending a Pre-Approved CPD Program


1. Check CPD Calendar of Events in the UAP website.
2. Choose the date or program you are interested in.
3. Click on the calendar box to find the details and the website of the program, if any.
4. Once a program is selected, follow the instructions on the program website and enroll.
5. On events day, be on time. Latecomers may not earned credit units even if listed on the enrollment form or Attendance Sheet.
6. You will not be allowed to leave the venue nor talk with other participants until the program is completed.
7. Final credit unit and list of attendees on the program will be released on the UAP website after 60 days.



B. Participating RLA’s should do and check the following on Program Event Day:


1. Get Official Receipt from the CPD Provider.
2. Make sure that your name and PRC registration number is on the Attendance Sheet.
3. Manually sign the Attendance Sheet.
4. Get and keep Program, kit, ID, Official Receipt and other seminar collaterals, if any. This can be used as proof if there will be problems with your attendance sheet.
5. Fill up the Feedback/Comment Form. Again, this can be used as proof that you are present in the activities.
6. Ask for a Certificate of Participation and make sure the following are printed on it:

  • Your name

  • Your PRC registration number

  • CPD Provider accreditation number

  • CPD Program accreditation number



C. Applying For Renewal Of PIC and keeping an Architect CPD Record


1. When applying for renewal of PIC, applicants should apply at least the following minimum days before expiration date of PIC:

  • 30 days – if all credit units are all Pre-Approved Programs

  • 60 days – if some or all credit units are Self-Directed Programs (Applicant will need to pay a fee per application with PRC. Keep in mind that the fee is per application.  It is recommended therefore to apply as many self-directed programs in one application.)

  • (Check Operational Guidelines for Architecture for maximum allowable credit units for self-directed activities and exceptions)

2. RLAs should fill up the CPD Record Form(s).

3. Attached all necessary documents and evidence as required.

  • For Pre-Approved Program: attached copies of the Certificate of Participation.

  • For Self-Directed Program: check the Matrix of CPD Activities and supply the documents as indicated. Incomplete documents will not be assessed.

4. Total required credit units for one cycle (3 years) is 45 points except during the transitory period. Allow at least 30% more if you are applying under the Self-Directed Program as your proposed number of credit units may not be approved by the CPDC.

Matrix Of CPD Activities – For Pre-Approved Programs (click here)


Matrix Of CPD Activities – For Self-Directed Programs Approved By CPDC (click here)

  • For those listed in Section 4, Items 3.10 to 3.13 of Operational Guidelines for Architects, the maximum creditable units for self-directed and/or lifelong learning in ONE (1) compliance period is 10 CUs,


Check Matrix of Activities – list down the activities where the maximum creditable units for self-directed is applicable.

  • For those renewing their PIC license in 2017 without sufficient credit units but with justifiable grounds, you may want to check PRC Memorandum Circular #7.

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ENROLLING, ATTENDING AND KEEPING CPD RECORDS

Architects Participating In CPD Programs


A. Procedures in enrolling and attending a Pre-Approved CPD Program


1. Check CPD Calendar of Events in the UAP website.
2. Choose the date or program you are interested in.
3. Click on the calendar box to find the details and the website of the program, if any.
4. Once a program is selected, follow the instructions on the program website and enroll.
5. On events day, be on time. Latecomers may not earned credit units even if listed on the enrollment form or Attendance Sheet.
6. You will not be allowed to leave the venue nor talk with other participants until the program is completed.
7. Final credit unit and list of attendees on the program will be released on the UAP website after 60 days.



B. Participating RLA’s should do and check the following on Program Event Day:


1. Get Official Receipt from the CPD Provider.
2. Make sure that your name and PRC registration number is on the Attendance Sheet.
3. Manually sign the Attendance Sheet.
4. Get and keep Program, kit, ID, Official Receipt and other seminar collaterals, if any. This can be used as proof if there will be problems with your attendance sheet.
5. Fill up the Feedback/Comment Form. Again, this can be used as proof that you are present in the activities.
6. Ask for a Certificate of Participation and make sure the following are printed on it:

  • Your name

  • Your PRC registration number

  • CPD Provider accreditation number

  • CPD Program accreditation number



C. Applying For Renewal Of PIC and keeping an Architect CPD Record


1. When applying for renewal of PIC, applicants should apply at least the following minimum days before expiration date of PIC:

  • 30 days – if all credit units are all Pre-Approved Programs

  • 60 days – if some or all credit units are Self-Directed Programs (Applicant will need to pay a fee per application with PRC. Keep in mind that the fee is per application.  It is recommended therefore to apply as many self-directed programs in one application.)

  • (Check Operational Guidelines for Architecture for maximum allowable credit units for self-directed activities and exceptions)

2. RLAs should fill up the CPD Record Form(s).

3. Attached all necessary documents and evidence as required.

  • For Pre-Approved Program: attached copies of the Certificate of Participation.

  • For Self-Directed Program: check the Matrix of CPD Activities and supply the documents as indicated. Incomplete documents will not be assessed.

4. Total required credit units for one cycle (3 years) is 45 points except during the transitory period. Allow at least 30% more if you are applying under the Self-Directed Program as your proposed number of credit units may not be approved by the CPDC.

Matrix Of CPD Activities – For Pre-Approved Programs (click here)


Matrix Of CPD Activities – For Self-Directed Programs Approved By CPDC (click here)

  • For those listed in Section 4, Items 3.10 to 3.13 of Operational Guidelines for Architects, the maximum creditable units for self-directed and/or lifelong learning in ONE (1) compliance period is 10 CUs,


Check Matrix of Activities – list down the activities where the maximum creditable units for self-directed is applicable.

  • For those renewing their PIC license in 2017 without sufficient credit units but with justifiable grounds, you may want to check PRC Memorandum Circular #7.