The Association of Taxation and Management Accountants (ATMT)

  • The Training and Development year commences on 1 July and ends on 30 June based on financial year.

  • A minimum of 40 hours of CPD must be undertaken over a financial year.

  • Below is a table which aims to summarize what will count as CPD:

Type of CPD 

CPD points

All ATMA seminars, workshops and PD’s e.g. Public Practice Certificate workshop

Please refer to the CPD hours stated on the event brochure and/or certificate issued

Workshops, courses, seminars, discussion groups and PD’s held by other tax and accounting associations e.g. IPA, ICAA, CPA and the Taxation Institute of Australia

Please refer to the CPD hours stated on the event brochure and/or certificate issued

Studies taken for the purpose of preparing the student for a post-qualification specialisation e.g. taxation

1 point per hour

Courses run by an RTO, private establishment, TAFE or university that are relevant to the line of work

1 point per hour

Courses run by an employer for its staff (in-house training) in accountancy and related activities i.e. structured in house training on subject matters related to one’s work presented by a suitably qualified person

1 point per hour

Self-study, Distance Learning courses, audiotape, web based training or video tape packages which require participation by the member related to their work or are learning packages e.g. the Taxation Institute tax tape of taxation matters. This does not include the time a member takes to do a talk on radio on a particular subject matter

1 point per hour

Research for and writing of technical articles, papers or books related to the area of work

1 point per hour

Working as a lecturer, instructor or seminar paper on a structured course related to their area of work. This includes the research, preparation and presentation of lectures of a technical nature by non-academics. (repeats of the presentation are not counted)

3 point per hour

Conventions, Conferences and Congress gatherings. (Technical sessions only) They must be structured 

1 point per hour

Service as a member of a technical committee of a Professional Body or individual firm 

3 point per hour

Learning associated with the acquisition of new computer software i.e. software training

1 point per hour

Peer review of research, individual research including reading of technical publications related to areas of work

1 point per hour

An ATMA Quality Assurance Review undertaken

5 points

Attendance at appropriate Australian Taxation Office seminars and presentations According to the duration of the meeting not including travel time

1 point per hour

Mentoring under an approved program such as the CPA Program or ICAA Program

1 point per hour

Developmental activities, presented by experts under the auspices of institutions, reputable commercial educational establishments or other professional associations

1 point per hour

 

  • No more than 25 percent of CPE should be undertaken through relevant technical or professional reading.

 

Source: The Association of Taxation and Management Accountants (ATMT)

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