CPE has been introduced under the Tax Agent Service regime to ensure agents registered with the TPB remain informed on current developments in the dynamic financial services industry and maintain a high level of professional knowledge and the appropriate skills to competently deliver the services they are registered to perform.
The Tax Practitioners Board define CPE as “any education activity relevant to the tax (financial) advice, tax agent or BAS services you provide that maintains, develops or promotes your skills, knowledge or attributes, is considered to be a continuing professional education (CPE) activity under the CPE policy.”
My CPE consider Continued Professional Education (CPE) to be any educational activity that maintains, develops or promotes your bookkeeping skills, knowledge or attributes. The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and your industry association may also recognises these CPE activities and those which contribute to the overall efficiency, development or professionalism of you and your business.
As a member of a recognised professional association for BAS agents, practitioners have an obligation to participate in Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
The Continuing Professional Education of practitioners must provide a foundation of knowledge, skills and professional standards that enable them to continue to develop and adjust to change throughout their professional careers and deliver services to a competent level. Practitioners should carry out their professional work in accordance with the technical and professional standards relevant to the services they deliver and should only undertake work that they can expect to complete with professional competence.
CPE will improve your professional competence and aid compliance with your regulator and association. Let us share our formula for success Compliant + Professional = Educated.
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