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CPCF Qualifications Newsletter

November 2021 edition

A message from the team

The Education Team are working 2 days a week from the
head office building in Essex,
and continuing to work from home the other 3 days.
We endeavour to respond to all enquiries as quickly as possible

We hope that you are all keeping safe!
Sue, Jackie, Marianne, Becky and Alex


The ratification of examinations will take place in December with results being released via email ONLY on 15 December.

A further extension has been granted for stage 2 portfolio submissions.

For more information on this and how this will impact on your award, please see the full announcement on the qualification resources page announcements tab.

CTSI Professional Training

CTSI Animal Health & Welfare Professional Qualification

2022 Training dates now available for booking

Aspiring Leaders Programme
This course consists of four individual online bite-size sessions.

Click here for more information


Regulatory Leadership Programme

Access to your training materials are via the:
Training Together Learning Management System (LMS)
More information on access is available in the Welcome Pack.
All Joining Instructions for your contact days have been sent directly from your training providers.
Training Together Learning Management System (LMS)

We regularly update the Qualification  resource area. This holds all the paperwork you may need for the CPCF along with news and announcements.
Food Sampling Training
For those needing support to complete their Unit 4: Food portfolio, there will be additional Food sampling training available in the new year to assist with this element. 


We are excited to announce that Symposium 2022 has been booked.
Further details will follow soon.
We hope to see our new graduates attending at
The Mercure Grand, Bristol
Wednesday 15 - Friday 17 June

May 2022 Exam Registration
Registration for the May 2022 examination cycle is open until 1 April 2022
Assessors for 2022 exam cycle
The CPCF Assessor Training Course is available!
More information on the assessor course can be found on the CPCF training course area

Applications are currently being reviewed for the positions of:
  • Independent consultant 
  • Chair of the steering group

For more information on the previous statement made, please see the link below:

CPCF Qualification Review Update
Assessment cycle May 2022
(Currently pencilled in)
Written Examinations: 9-13 May 2022
Practical, Oral & Professional Interviews: TBC June 2022

Coursework scenarios can be found on the Stage 1 tab whilst
the updated Portfolio guides are available on the Stage 2 tab of the
qualifications resources centre

(extensions available; see announcement)

Stage 1 coursework deadline - 1 March 2022
Stage 2 reflective statement - 1 April 2022
Stage 2 portfolio - 1 April 2022

Please contact a member of the team if you are having trouble using the online options


Current Stage 2 delegates only will be able to defer any examinations into a 3rd year on request
All examinations in the May 22 exam cycle can be sat prior to a portfolio submission.
updates to the Food Syllabus have been published
COVID-19 wellbeing: CTSI response

Trading standards officers will be helping deal with the crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To support them and the wider profession we have set up a dedicated area providing updates, news, and support.

Visit the wellbeing area on the CTSI website
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