Institute of Public Accountants

As a condition of your ongoing membership of the IPA (excluding honorary, retired, life and student members) members are required to:

  • Complete 120 hours of CPD over a three year period - a minimum of 20 hours must be completed in any single financial year. The maximum amount of unstructured learning permitted is 30 hours.
  • Keep a record of your CPD activities - the record is to be retained for a minimum of five years after the end of the three year period and made available during an audit.
  • Comply with Pronouncement 7 - details all requirements regarding CPD and IPA membership.


To find out more about their CPD rules, visit the Institute of Public Accountants website at: