Author guidelines

by the CPD Online Team


Thank you for your interest in becoming an author for CPD Online.Thank you for your interest in becoming an author for CPD Online. We welcome new contributions and hope that the following pages will help you to understand:


  • what exactly is involved as an author for CPD Online 


  • how to plan and write your learning module.


CPD Online strives for quality. In order to ensure that our certificates are sufficiently robust to maintain the reputation of the College in the field of 'continuing professional development', our modules are required to meet certain criteria and standards based around the specific confines of online learning.


To prepare you for the work involved in writing a learning module, we recommend you read this module and attempt the module test. This module has been designed to follow the standard module format, so you will then be in a better position to decide for yourself on whether CPD Online authoring is for you.


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