“Inactive Members” are members who are no longer involved in any activity where it is reasonable to believe that another party may be relying on the skills, knowledge, experience or competencies gained through the member’s professional training, education, development or experience.
Inactive members may or may not be fully or partially exempt from CPD.
It is reasonable to believe that another party may be relying on a member’s skills, knowledge, experience or competence where:
Level I Risk:
Further, where a member does not perform any of the roles outlined above in Level I Risk, it is still reasonable to believe that another party may be relying on a member’s skills, knowledge, experience or competence where:
Level II Risk:
When logged in to the member portal, click on "My CPD". If you do not have any hours to report, you can click "Submit a CPD Exemption Request". This category is for those members who have no intention of returning to the workforce and do not earn active income (less than $5,000). Examples for this category are:
Thereafter, the request will be submitted to the PD Committee for its consideration.
If a Permanently Inactive Member no longer meets the criteria, CPA NS should be notified within 30 days of the change in status. In rare circumstances, Members who plan to return to active employment will require a re-entry plan from CPA Nova Scotia approved by the Professional Development Committee.