CPD Reporting Procedures for Individual Architect

General Procedures for Reporting CPD Activities

  • Licensed architects can earn CPD Points by attending events (seminars / courses /workshops / conferences / competitions / exhibitions) offered by BOA-SIA/CPD or its Registered Service Providers.
  • For Physical Events: An e-ID registration machine (scanner) may be provided to agencies service provider to record the attendance electronically. If a scanner is not available, SIA will update the CPD points to attendees based on the signed Attendance List submitted.
  • For Virtual Events: Attendee’s signature is not required for virtual events. SIA will update the CPD points to attendees based on the Attendance List submitted by the service provider.
  • Certificates of Attendance (COA) will not be issued with effect from Year 2003, except to foreign architects without pink or blue NRIC. COA will only be issued upon request by applicable foreign architects. Please email cpd@sia.org.sg to request a COA.

CPD Points Records for Renewal

  • All licensed architects are required to keep a copy of their CPD summary record. The record can be downloaded and printed from SIA Member Online (SMO) dashboard (http://smo.sia.org.sg).
  • Any discrepancies in their records should be reported to cpd@sia.org.sg latest by 31 October each year.
  • Failing which, such summary records will be treated as accurate and correct, and will be forwarded to BOA for the renewal of their practising certificate.
  • If there is insufficient CPD point by the deadline, their practicing certificates will not be renewed unless the licensed architect make up for the shortfall of points in the first few months of the following year.

Procedures for Individual Applying for CPD Accreditation
(Application will take at least 2-3 weeks)

  • Application for Attending an Overseas Event
    Please submit the following document to cpd@sia.org.sg:

1) Completed Overseas CPD accreditation application form: please click HERE for the application form.
2) Seminar leaflet with course synopsis and speaker’s profile.
3) A validated/authenticated Certified True Copy Proof of attendance such as certificate of attendance or achievement.

NOTE: The architect is encouraged to submit the overseas event for accreditation before attending it. Post-attendance submission is allowed on the condition that such submission is to be done within 6 months from the date of the seminar. Submission for accreditation after 6 months from the seminar date will not be allowed.

  • Application for being an Overseas Courses Speaker
    Please submit the following document to cpd@sia.org.sg:

1) Completed CPD Record Sheet: please click HERE for the record sheet.
2) Seminar leaflet with course synopsis and the architect’s speaker’s profile.

NOTE: The submission should be done within 6 months from the date of the seminar. Submission for accreditation after 6 months from the seminar date will not be allowed.  

  • Application for participation in Committee Works (non-BOA or SIA Committees)
    Please submit the following document to cpd@sia.org.sg:

1) Completed CPD Record Sheet: please click HERE for the record sheet.
2) Appointment Letter from the respective agency/committee as supporting proof.

NOTE: The submission must be done right after the architect has completed the committee term. Any application after the year in question will not be allowed.