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Training & development

Only CTSI offers the full range of training and development, from entry level right up to the coveted and respected charted trading standards practitioner status (CTSP).

Whether you are new to the profession or if you are a head of service looking to develop your team, you'll find everything you need on these pages. 

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CTSI Professional Competency Framework (CPCF)

trading standards qualifications

Trading Standards Practitioners Certificate (TSPC)

stage one of the qualification framework

Trading Standards Practitioners Diploma (TSPD)

stage two of the qualification framework

Trading Standards Advanced Practitioner (Degree Level)

stage three of the qualification framework

Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPPD)

To maintain competency and stay up to date

Chartered Trading Standards Practitioner (CTSP) status

The highest standard of professionalism and expertise


Verifer TSEM and CEnTSA - Portfolio Announcement

Please note that if you are completing your portfolio and fall under either of the two above regions, TSEM South and CEnTSA North, for a period of time Hazel Meehan will be your verifier. Hazel now has access to both of the TSEM South verifier and Centsa North verifier emails and will be able to communicate with you via these


CPCF Training Course Areas Closed

The Training Course areas on the LMS system in preparation for the September 2020 cycle (was May 2020) have now been closed.

If you have deferred your exam cycle to May 2021 and have not been given access to the replacement training area, please contact the qualification team at qualifications@tsi.org.uk


CPCF Exam Results Announcement

As per our timeframes, the exam papers will be sent to the examiners and then the moderators.

Once we have had these back and logged the data into our system, the papers will then go to the Qualifications and Awards Board (QAB) for ratification at the December board.

The ratification board will take place in December and then examination results will be emailed only, to delegates by the 14 December 2020. Award Certificates will be sent out February 2021.  


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