Over the last few years, the CPD programme has been implemented and introduced to SIA members on a voluntary basis. However, to respond to one of the Construction 21 recommendations and with the directive from the Ministry of National Development to make CPD compulsory as a pre-requisite for renewing the practicing certificate in the year 2003, BOA has assigned SIA the role of the Managing Agent to implement the CPD activities.


  • To enable the architects to update and acquire knowledge and skills to stay relevant
  • To assist architects in maintaining their competence and achieving their professional goals
  • One of the primary forces in the improvement and revitalization of the profession.