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.
The CTSI booking page is temporarily unavailable. If you would like to book on any of our courses please email the Education team: firstname.lastname@example.org
CTSI Professional Competency Framework (CPCF)
Trading Standards Advanced Practitioner (Degree Level)
Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPPD)
Chartered Trading Standards Practitioner (CTSP) status
CTSI Booking System Down 21-25 November
Please be aware that CTSI’s booking system will be down for a period of time whilst CTSI is updating and switching to a new system.
This will mean that no exams, training etc will be available to book between 21-25 November.
If you are looking to book urgently, please get in contact with CTSI’s Education Team to discuss arrangements.
Animal Health and Welfare Cohorts 2023 - AVAILABLE NOW
This professional qualification has been developed by CTSI's experts to equip professionals working in animal health and welfare. It is accepted under the new government legislation and suitable for those working in local authority and government departments, as well as organisations in the third and private sectors.
This course will focus on the legal requirements in relation to the animal health and welfare regulatory framework and the relationship between animal health, animal welfare, the official food and feed controls and public health.
Course Start Date (compulsory Pre-reading
|Course Contact Days
with your Trainer
|15||19 December 2022||
13 - 17 March 2023
|16||24 April 2023||10 - 14 July 2023||Virtual||£980+VAT||£1,080+VAT|
|17||21 August 2023||13 - 17 October 2023||Virtual||£980+VAT||£1,080+VAT|
Non-member rate includes CTSI membership for 2023 (subject to approval of application).
CPCF May 2023 Training Prep - Introduction Sessions
Please be aware that your training courses now begin with a 1-hour introduction session wherein your cohort and trainer will introduce yourselves. Your trainer will also outline the course and their expectations.
This is then followed by your contact days later in your training cycle.