Application for CPD Accreditation

Are you looking to have your professional activities CPD accredited? PsySSA, the Psychological Society of South Africa, is here to help. As an accredited HPCSA CPD Accreditation Service Provider, we ensure that your accreditation process is smooth and efficient. Submit your complete application forms and required documentation, and our CPD Committee will review and approve them. Once approved, you will receive an invoice with a reference number for payment. After submitting the proof of payment, we will send you the accreditation number(s) promptly. Please note that strict HPCSA regulations require applications to be submitted at least 30 days in advance. For any queries regarding CPD Accreditation, feel free to contact Dr Fatima Seedat at

Trust PsySSA for all your CPD accreditation needs.

CPD Accreditation

Would you like to have your activities CPD Accredited? PsySSA is an accredited HPCSA CPD Accreditation Service Provider.

Kindly see all information pertaining to the CPD accreditation process below:

Accreditation documentation:

Only complete application forms with all the required supporting documentation will be submitted to the CPD Committee of PsySSA for approval.

Required documentation:

  1. The completed CPD 2A Form (the application form) – see document portal
  2. Programme of the CPD activity specifying the exact time slots for each presentation / topic
  3. The planned advert for the CPD activity
  4. Presenter(s) short CV / biography. If your application contains a published article and the article specifies the author’s affiliation clearly, a CV is not required
  5. A summary of the presentation (per topic listed in the programme) or a copy of the full presentation in .pdf format must be presented. Ethics presentations require very detailed summaries
  6. The sample attendance register to be used to monitor attendance or the monitoring mechanism to be used if online activity
  7. Questionnaire (for physical attendance activities) or MCQ’s (for online activities)

MCQ’s with memos – for specific online activities (e.g. journal articles) that do not exceed three learning hours, we accredit the number of assessment questions in the MCQ’s, per activity. One CEU point is earned for every five MCQ’s

  • All other activities online for longer than three hours are allocated points according to time – i.e., one CEU per hour, limited to a maximum of six General CEU’s per day (clinical content)
  • At least one assessment comprising of MCQ’s should be completed after six hours of activity and should be completed with a mark of 70% in order to claim CPD accreditation
  • 8. Checklist 1 and 2 – see document portal

Accreditation process:

  1. Once the CPD committee of PsySSA approves the application, an invoice will be rendered to you
  2. Please ensure that you use the reference number provided on the invoice when you process your payment and submit the proof of payment without delay to expedite the rendering of the accreditation numbers
  3. The accreditation number(s) will be sent to you after we have received your proof of payment

Accreditation fees:

  1. A service fee is charged per accreditation number issued
  2. The 2024 CPD accreditation fees may be found on the document portal
  3. Please note that an admin fee is charged at 10% in the event that applications are withdrawn or declined.
Introduction to Completing CPD Forms and  Understanding Accreditation Fees  for 2024

Welcome to the comprehensive guide on completing the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) forms for the year 2024. As professionals dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the quality of our practice, it is crucial to stay updated with the latest developments in our field. The CPD programme is designed to ensure this ongoing professional growth. In this guide, we will walk you through the essential steps and provide clarity on the forms and fees associated with CPD accreditation for the year 2024.

CPD 2A Form: Your Path to CPD Compliance

The CPD 2A Form is a pivotal document for professionals seeking to record and submit their CPD activities. This form is designed to capture details of your CPD activities, including the type of activity, duration, and the CPD points earned. Completing this form accurately is essential for the validation of your CPD efforts.

CPD Application Checklists: Ensuring Thoroughness

To streamline your application process, we have two distinct checklists:

  1. CPD Application Checklist 1: This checklist is your initial step to ensure that you have all the necessary documents and information ready for your CPD application. It includes verifying your personal details, the relevance of the CPD activities to the field, and ensuring that you meet the minimum requirements for CPD points.
  2. CPD Application Checklist 2: This checklist is a further step in refining your application. It focuses on the finer details of your submission, ensuring that every aspect of your CPD activities is accurately documented and aligns with the standards set by the accrediting body.

PsySSA is CPD Accreditor

Kindly note that we are governed by strict HPCSA regulations, so please ensure that your CPD accreditation application is submitted at least 30 days in advance.

Please do not hesitate to contact Dr Fatima Seedat at should you have any enquiries relating to CPD Accreditation.

We look forward to being of service to you.

HPCSA’s new  automated  CPD Process

Welcome to the essential overview of key guidelines and updates relevant to service providers in the field of psychology. This comprehensive introduction encompasses the PsySSA Guidelines for Service Providers, offering a detailed framework for best practices in psychological services. Additionally, we will delve into the HPCSA CPD Points Update Template, a crucial tool for maintaining and documenting your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities. Our coverage also includes an essential understanding of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), ensuring compliance with data protection regulations. Lastly, we will address the latest HPCSA CPD Notice for Practitioners, which outlines the current requirements and changes in CPD for healthcare professionals. Together, these documents form a vital resource for maintaining excellence, ethical standards, and regulatory compliance in psychological practice.

HPCSA 2024  Fee Structure

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has announced the updated annual fees for 2024 for registered practitioners within the ambit of the Professional Board for Psychology. To maintain your HPCSA registration, these fees must be paid by the 1 April 2024.

Click Here to View the HPCSA 2024 Fee Structure

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