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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


CPCF Exam Results

CPCF Exam results will be sent via email only 1 week after the ratification board meeting in July.



Animal Health and Welfare CPPD course - The Official Controls Regulations (Retained EU Reg 2017/625)

Course information:
This course is targeted towards managers and officers responsible for food, feed, animal health and welfare
enforcement within Local Authorities. The course will look at the obligations placed on the competent
authority as a result of retained Regulation EU 2017/625 and the areas that local authorities will need to
consider when demonstrating compliance with the official controls in their roles. The course is suitable for
officers across all the devolved nations.

Date and time:
This course will take place on Tuesday 28 June 2022.
10am to 12.15pm via Microsoft Teams.

£39 + VAT CTSI member
£49 + VAT Non-member rate


Exam Cycle Information


CPCF Training Prepayment

If you need to arrange a prepayment for any CPCF training bookings, please contact Rebecca from the Education Team



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