TCPD - FAQs for training providers

Below are the answers to some common questions in relation to trainee continuing professional development (TCPD), what it entails and information on TCPD licences. If you have any questions, please email peat@lawscot.org.uk.

What is authorised provision and who can provide authorised TCPD?

Authorised provision is where the trainee undertakes TCPD through a Law Society approved TCPD provider. Those wishing to apply for authorisation as a TCPD provider can range from a training firm seeking to offer bespoke TCPD for its own trainees to universities or others intending to offer it to all comers.