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Professional Development

Professional Development

CPD Activities 2022

Courses:

ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENHACING RESILIENCE COURSE

Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) – Africa

ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENHACING RESILIENCE COURSE

For more information click on the COURSE POSTER

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 2, Sub area 2.1

1 point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / completion or transcript of results)

GUIDELINES FOR IMPROVED LAND ADMINISTRATION COURSE

School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics – CPD course, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment University of Cape Town

For more information click on the COURSE POSTER

Date: Online, 20 June – 29 June 2022 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday only)

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 2, Sub area 2.1

1 point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / completion or transcript of results)

MSDF CAPITAL INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK TRAINING

A two day short course to assist private and municipal town planners in the compilation of a Municipal Expenditure Framework (also known as a Capital Investment Framework) . This course in Capital Investment Framework is designed to enhance the understanding, skills and experience of planners, development professionals, finance professionals and decision-makers involved in the development and review of municipal spatial development frameworks (MSDFs), and aligning and integrating MSDFs with IDP, infrastructure planning and budgeting processes.

Offered by The Urban Management Academy.

For more information contact – The Urban Management Academy at Phone: 012-001-0500 Fax: 012-001-0501 Email address: werner@iatconsulting.co.za.

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.5

CPD Points – 1 point per hour to a maximum of 20 points (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / attendance register)

SHORT COURSE ON PREPARATION OF CONDITIONS OF ESTABLISHMENT AND REGISTRATION OF TOWNSHIPS

The purpose of the course is to develop the skills of the different participants to grasp the complexities of the structuring of a compliant set of Conditions of Establishment. This may assist land development applicants to complete development projects more efficiently and, in turn, to leverage various downstream socio-economic benefits.

Offered by the South African Association of Consulting Professional Planners (SAACPP)

For more information contact info@saacpp.org.za.

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 2, Sub area 2.1

CPD Points – 1 point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / completion or transcript of results)

MOOC Development and Planning in African Cities

The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre and Njala University will be launching a new exciting edition of the free online course (MOOC) on Development and Planning in African Cities.

The 4-week course will start on June 22, is open to all and free of charge, and involves about 3 hours of study time per week.

Participant can register for it, find the course trailer and get more information on the Future Learn platform which hosts the course: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/african-cities

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 2, Sub area 2.1

1  point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / completion or transcript of results)

COURSE ON EFFECTIVE PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

The course is divided into three parts as follows:

  1. Project Management Fundamentals which cover all the fundamental concepts, processes, tools, and techniques of Project Management.
  2. Advanced topics within the domain of Project Administration such as Phase-based PLCs and Progressive Elaboration.
  3. The specific tools and techniques of Project Administration which are contained in the Reference Manual and are covered through self-study.

Offered by Alusani Skills & Training Network

For more information go to https://www.alusani.co.za/effective-project-administration/.

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.7

CPD Points – 2 points per session to a maximum of 5 points per day = Certificate of attendance

Planetizen Courses

Planetizen offers various courses in the field of urban and regional planning and related fields. SACPLAN CPD points were allocated to a number of these courses. To access these courses please follow the link.

Webinars:

The third Tuesday of every month from 14:00 to 15:30 CAT

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.5

1  point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / attendance register / 500 word summary)

Become a Tender Expert – 2-day Workshop / Webinar

Specialised Local Content Training – 1-day Workshop / Webinar

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.5

1  point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / completion)

Conferences:

Planning Institute of Australia – Planning Congress 2022

18 – 20 MAY 2022, HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR, HOBART TASMANIA

For more information go to www.piacongress22.com.au

Podcasts:

Talking Transformation Podcast

Other:

  • Municipal Planning Tribunals
    • External Members – Pro Bono Work in Service to Community.
      • A consulting registered planner from the private practice who serves as an external member on an MPT or a JMPT, without remuneration, will be able to claim CPD points according to the allocation and provision in Focus 6, Sub area 6.3 – Pro bono work in service to community. The appointing authority will have to provide the consulting registered planner with a letter confirming the “Pro bono” appointment, which will serve as the evidence to be able to claim CPD points under this category (SACPLAN Newsletter – August 2020 Issue 5 p 5).
  • The COJ Development Planning Forums fall within the parameters of Focus 6, Sub area 6.6.
  • The Mpumalanga Provincial Spatial Planning Working Group (PSWG) meetings fall within the parameters of Focus 6, Sub area 6.6.
  • The Western Cape Government – Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Municipal Planning Heads Forum (MPHF) falls within the parameters of Focus Area 6.6. Persons presenting will be able to claim the CPD points as set out under Focus Area 4.1.
  • The Western Cape Government – Department of Transport and Public Works: Town Planning Committee (PLANCOM) falls within the parameters of Focus Area 6.6. Persons presenting will be able to claim the CPD points as set out under Focus Area 4.1.
  • The Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF) falls within the parameters of Focus Area 6.5. Persons presenting will be able to claim the CPD points as set out under Focus Area 4.1.
  • The West Coast Planning Forum falls within the parameters of Focus Area 6.6. Persons presenting will be able to claim the CPD points as set out under Focus Area 4.1.
  • The Cape Winelands and Overberg Planning Forum falls within the parameters of Focus Area 6.6. Persons presenting will be able to claim the CPD points as set out under Focus Area 4.1.
  • Contributions to the Northern Cape Quarterly Town and Regional Planning Circular – Focus area 3 Sub-Area 3.10 “Publication of articles in popular (non-peer reviewed) journals, magazines, SACPLAN Newsletter”.