MFAA CPD Hours Allocation Request Form


Please fill in your CPD Activity details below and click submit to complete your application.

If you experience any problems please contact MFAA Professional Development on 1300 554 817.

IMPORTANT ** This process is not for individual members looking to record their CPD.


Please proceed if you are a lender, aggregator/broker group, a business or a training provider seeking to request CPD Allocation for a particular activity/event you are organising.

First Name*
Last Name*
Work Phone*
Mobile Phone
Email Address*
Name of Activity*
Date of Activity
Please list the date/s of your activity below. If you have more than one date for this activity or if it is going to be run multiple times please enter each date on a separate line. eg. 21 August 2013 
Date of Activity*
Location of Activity
Please list the location/s of your activity below. If you have more than one location please enter each location on a separate line.
Location of Activity*
CPD Activity and Type
Please select one of the options below. Please refer to the CPD Activities Table below for more information.
CPD Type*
 CPD Activities Table 


CPD Activities

Formal Activity

(more than 3 hours)

Informal Activity

(less than 3 hours)

Peer & Professional Interaction

Contributions To Our Profession

CPD Types

Structured Course

  • Delivered by recognised practitioner 
  • Contains a comprehensive set of learning objectives 
  • Delivers a specific learning outcome
  • Takes place in a normal working situation, using the actual tools, equipment, documents or materials that members will use when fully trained

Mentoring Or Being Mentored

  • An MFAA Certified Mentor or a member identified as a mentor of an aggregator/broker group assessed and accredited mentor program 
  • An MFAA member who meets the MFAA mentor guidelines 
  • A new entrant with <2 years' experience being mentored by an MFAA Certified Mentor or a member identified as a mentor of an aggregator/broker group assessed and accredited mentor program

Presenting Research

  • Follows a specific, coherent format for articulation of research study results either oral or written with the purpose to inform, persuade or build good will


  • A presentation delivered to an audience on a particular topic or set of topics


  • A brief intensive course emphasizing interaction and exchange of information among a (usually small) number of participants

Demonstrating A Technical Application

  • A method of teaching by example rather than simple explanation

Design/Presenting A Course

  • The process used to design a course; analyse, design, develop, implement and evaluate 
  • Oral presentation of a structured course

Technical Training

  • The process of learning how to more accurately and thoroughly perform the technical components of your role


  • Reviewing relevant papers, such as in a book, magazine, newspaper, whitepaper, or notebook, or of electronic displays, such as computer displays, television, mobile phones or e-readers

Discussion Group

  • An online forum for individuals to discuss various topics amongst each other 
  • An active member of a group of people asked about their perceptions, opinions, beliefs, and attitudes towards a product, service, concept, or solution

Writing Industry Related Papers

  • Production of an article/paper for a recognised industry publication or forum

Relevant Qualification

  • Nationally accredited industry qualification 
  • Completion of relevant units/subjects within a qualification


- Certificate IV

- Upgrade from Certificate IV to Diploma

- Full Diploma

Audio/Visual Content

  • Video on demand or audio and video on demand which allow members to select and watch/listen to video or audio content as needed

Structured Meeting

  • Representation as a Credit Adviser on the MFAA or an industry board, council, committee or tribunal panellist that has been convened for the purpose of achieving a common goal through verbal interaction, sharing information and reaching agreement

Note: CPD hours allocated only to those actions that "advance our profession"



CPD will be allocated hour for hour. (i.e. one hour of CPD activity equals one hour allocated).

There will be no daily maximum of CPD hours.

For face-to-face events which contain networking opportunities:

  • For 1-3 hour events a maximum of 30 minutes of CPD for networking applies.
  • For events 3-6 hour events, a maximum of 60 minutes of CPD for networking applies.
  • For events running for 6 hours or longer, a maximum of 90 minutes of CPD for networking applies.

Preparation required prior to an event, or additional learning undertaken after an event (that directly relates to the event’s content) can be credited as CPD up to 30 minutes CPD per day.

CPD Hours*

Please enter / copy and paste your agenda below including timings for each session. If your agenda does not fit below attach the agenda to the application email you will receive.

9.00 - Registration
9.30 - Introduction
9.45 - Broker Services Update
10.15 - Morning Tea
10.30 - Economic Update
11.00 - Property Update
11.30 - Event Close
Agenda Details*
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