For those advisers who have not reached their required hours yet, the Moonstone Business School of Excellence (MBSE) has developed various CPD online courses that will not only assist you to obtain the required relevant CPD hours, it will also keep you abreast of the latest legislation as well as trends in the industry.
The latest online course, Managing the Coronavirus, is a guide for both employers and employees. It provides an overview of important facts relating to the coronavirus, as well as the best practices to be implemented within the workplace/ remote workplace, so as to protect staff and clients. This is followed by an examination of the rights and responsibilities of employers during the coronavirus pandemic. Besides the fact that you can earn 0.5 hours on completion, this course is also offered free of charge.
Focus areas of the course:
|●||To demonstrate a basic understanding of the coronavirus, including its nature and symptoms|
|●||To demonstrate an understanding of the best practices and tools recommended for businesses to manage the coronavirus|
|●||To demonstrate an understanding of how to implement these tools and practices within the workplace/ remote workplace so as to protect staff and clients|
|●||To demonstrate an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of employers in the light of the coronavirus pandemic|
As part of the COVID-19 measures, the FSCA recently extended the date by which FSPs, key individuals and representatives, including supervised representatives where applicable, must obtain the minimum CPD hours as required in terms of section 33(1) of the Determination, in respect of the 2020 CPD Cycle, to 31 August 2020.
There is no better time than now, during lockdown, to use your time effectively. This will allow more production time when you can see clients again.