CPD & Assessment

Types of CPD Activities

CPD CODE CPD ACTIVITY CRITERIA/EXPLANATORY NOTES SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TIME CREDIT (TECHNICAL HOURS) REMARKS
A1 Courses/ Training/ Workshops Courses run by a recognised institution or training provider
covering specific technical subjects, sector specific subjects or generic training (e.g., 23 related technology fields).
  • Invitation letter
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Confirmation of attendance
  • Program book/ tentative program
  • Course structure
Actual contact / technical hours
Training/ Workshop:
  • Maximum 15 CPD Hours for Professional Technologist 
  • Maximum 13 CPD Hours for Certified Technician

Short Course:
Maximum 30 hours
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A2 Congress/
Conference/
Seminar/ Symposium
(Local/ International)
Must be within related field/core business (Local/ international) i.e.:
  1. Half day (3 CPD hours)
  2. Full day (6 CPD hours)
 
A conference should:
  1. Contain plenary lectures/ symposia.
  2. Allow presentation of free communication/poster, etc.
  • Invitation letter
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Confirmation of attendance
  • Program book/ tentative program
Half day
(3 CPD hours)
 
Full day
(6 CPD hours)
Maximum 2 times per year to be considered as CPD hours
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A3 Fellowships/ attachment/ study tour (include hands-on & skills courses) Attended Fellowships/ attachment/ study tour.
  • Invitation letter
  • Proof of attendance
    • Certificate of attendance
    • Confirmation of attendance / letter of participation
  • Program book / tentative program
Actual contact / technical hours
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A4 Committee or project member Involvement as committee or project member for organising a related event/ seminar/ conference/ symposium/ lecture series etc.
  • Invitation letter
  • Proof of attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Confirmation of attendance / Letter of participation
  • Program book / tentative program
  • Course structure
Half day
(2 CPD hours)
 
Full day
(4 CPD hours)
 
More than 1 day
(6 CPD hours)
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A5 Meeting Attended meeting related to technological and technical profession.
  • Invitation letter
  • Proof of attendance – agenda & meeting minutes
2 CPD Hours Maximum 5 times per year to be considered as CPD hours
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A6 Presentation at official meetings/function Presentation on the following:
  1. Plenary lecture/long paper / free paper /short paper
Poster presentation in related field / core business
  • Invitation letter
  • Proof of attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Confirmation of attendance / Letter of participation
  • Program book / tentative program
2 CPD Hours Must not be the same topic
CPD CODE CPD ACTIVITY CRITERIA/EXPLANATORY NOTES SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TIME CREDIT (TECHNICAL HOURS) REMARKS
A7 Publication of articles in journal/ chapters in book / technical reports Indexed/peer reviewed journal (authors & co-authors).
Documented evidence (with verification) needs to be produced
  • A copy of the published article/ journal/ book/ technical report
10 CPD Hours Maximum 2 publications per year with a maximum of 20 CPD hours
Non-indexed journal (authors & co-authors). 5 CPD Hours
Chapters in book (authors & coauthors). 2 CPD Hours
Technical reports/Bulletins/ Techies. 2 CPD Hours
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A8 Appointed as MBOT’s Assessors
  • Professional Assessor Panel









 
  • Accreditation Assessor Panel
  • Accreditation visits


 
1 full day assessment with at least 7 candidates assessed.
  • Assessment invitation letter/email
  • Assessment schedule
  • Assessment forms
  • Appointment letter





 
  • Accreditation visit invitation letter
  • Accreditation visit schedule
2 CPD Hours Maximum 2 visits with 10 CPD Hours per year
Half day assessment with at least 3-6 candidates assessed. 1 CPD Hours
Full Accreditation. 8 CPD Hours
Provisional Accreditation. 5 CPD Hours
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B1 Involved in Skills Malaysia as part of TVET involvement. Be appointed as judges, coach, participant, and/or workshop manager.
  • Invitation letter
  • Certificate of attendance
World
Skills
(7 CPD Hours)
 
ASEAN Skills
(6 CPD Hours)
 
Malaysia Skills
(5 CPD Hours)
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B2 Contribution for TVET Development i.e. skills related to Technology and Technical aspects
  • Involved with National Occupational Skills Standard (NOSS) development
  • Involved with Written Instruction Manual (WIM)
  • Facilitator
  • Appointed Panel Pentauliahan by JPK
  • Appointment letter
  • Invitation letter attending related program
5 CPD Hours
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B3 Activities not covered above deemed appropriate as CPD By invitation/ justification from MBOT.
  • Invitation letter
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Confirmation of attendance
  • Program book/tentative program
  • Course structure
Actual contact /
technical hours
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C1 Programme hosted by MBOT​ Attending in-house programme.
  • Invitation letter
  • Proof of attendance
    • Certificate of attendance
    • Confirmation of attendance/Letter of participation
  • Program book/tentative program
Actual contact /
technical hours
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C2 Online Platform
  • Webinars, Virtual Workshops, Training, Conferences and etc.



Online Courses
CPD webinars that are available for members to attend live or access on demand at a later date.





We work with MBOT Approved Training Provider to offer high quality and affordable online courses.
  • Invitation letter
  • Proof of attendance
    • Certificate of attendance
    • Confirmation of attendance/Letter of participation
  • Program book/tentative program
1 hours
(1 CPD hours)

2-3 hours
(1.5 CPD hours)

3-5 Hours/Half Day (2 CPD hours)

Full Day (Maximum 3 CPD Hours)
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C3 Mentoring/ Coaching Be appointed as Mentoring and Coaching.

These can be either through individual sessions (in- person/via phone/internet), or via live group mentoring/ coaching sessions with a group of 8 or fewer.
  • Invitation letter
  • Proof of attendance
    • Certificate of attendance
    • Confirmation of attendance/Letter of participation
  • Program book/tentative program
5 CPD hours Maximum 10 CPD hours per year