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Professional Practice Seminar

AIC Members are required to complete professional development credits as part of the Institute’s mandatory Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program. A mandatory component of the CPD program is the completion of the Professional Practice Seminar.

The Professional Practice Seminar:

  • Provides an update on changes to CUSPAP from one cycle to the next
  • Raises Member awareness and provides advice on key professional practice issues
  • Gives Members tools and information to empower them to achieve and maintain the highest standards of professional practice 

Completion of the AIC Introduction to Professional Practice is a prerequisite for application for membership as a Candidate in the AIC.

AIC Introduction to Professional Practice:

  • Provides an overview of the AIC and its governing documents
  • Provides insight into professional practice issues that new Candidates may encounter in their day to day work
  • Gives Candidates information to enable them to achieve the high professional standards expected of AIC Members

AIC Introduction to Professional Practice Seminar (ITPP) – Options for AIC Candidate Applicants

As of September 1, 2018, individuals seeking to join the AIC as Candidate Members must complete the AIC Introduction to Professional Practice Seminar before submitting their application for Candidacy.

There is one delivery option:

Online:
  • BEFORE REGISTERING WITH UBC
    • You must have an AIC identification number
    • If you have attended one of the AIC’s educational sessions (e.g.: AIC101 – not a UBC course)
      • you will have received an AIC identification number in the confirmation of registration email
      • you can use that number for registration in AIC Introduction to Professional Practice
      • If you have forgotten that number – please contact ac.ad1544788737anaci1544788737a@ofn1544788737i1544788737
    • If you have never attended one of the AIC’s educational sessions you may create an account to generate an AIC identification
  • Register: With UBC (click here)
  • Cost: $345.00
  • Credits: 14

Professional Practice Seminar – Options for Designated Members and Existing Candidate Members 

Within a two-year cycle, Designated Member and Candidate Members must complete a one-day professional practice seminar. (2018/2019 Professional Practice Seminar)

There are two PPS options:

Classroom Session:
  • Duration: One-day classroom session, no exam is required
  • Offered by: offered by provincial affiliates
  • Contact: Contact your provincial affiliate to see if there is a classroom session being offered in your area.
  • Cost: Contact your provincial affiliate
  • Credits: 7
Webinar:
  • Duration: One-day webinar session, no exam is required
  • Offered by: National Office
  • ContactRegister online
  • Cost: 2018 = $275, 2019 = $350
  • Credits: 7