The compulsory course work is a mandatory requirement in order to achieve/maintain RegAI status, and, worth 1 CPD point each for passing with results of 80% and above.

2019 CPD coursework will be available on the GAI Education Hub from September 1st 2018.

The deadline date for completion of the 2019 CPD coursework in both optional and compulsory subjects will be the 31st December 2019.

Please see the Compulsory and Core CPD coursework titles below:


  • The internet of things and its impact on the ironmongery industry.
  • Finger Trap protection devices - encompassing BS 8613 standard


  • Fire Safety, Risk Management and Responsibilities.
  • Ironmongery and the Environment

See CPD points model of how you can achieve 10 CPD points for 2019.

Remember to keep track of all CPD activities on your Log Sheet. We wish you success with your 2019 CPD programme