Benefits of the FoE Online CPD Platform
Our content is sourced through a team of engineering experts. Our content is affordable and can be done at your own pace. You also have the freedom to complete the activities from anywhere in the world.
How does a Focus on Engineering membership work?
Having a membership with Focus on Engineering means we will supply you with a CPD Content Package each year. You can complete these activities online, in your own time to gain CPD points.
What is the term of my Focus on Engineering membership?
A Focus on Engineering membership is valid from your registration date for 1 year unless otherwise agreed. (See Fees section for more information.)
How is my CPD points archived?
An online profile is created where we keep record of all your CPD activities. You can also submit all your certificates of attendance of other CPD activities you have completed and we will keep this in your record. . (See Fees section or more information).
Can FOE assist me with ECSA audits?
Yes, FoE can assist you with your ECSA audit, please contact us for further information.
What is the pass rate for the activities?
What are the payment options?
- Once off payment via EFT (Electronic Fund Transfer) or Credit Card
- A Monthly payment through debit order.
Why is there a custom package?
Firstly, on some occasions more than 5 points are required in a year as members need to catch up on historical points.
Secondly, some members would already receive points for the work they are in or the associations they belong to.
Please see CPD Calculator for more information.
How many CPD points do I require per year/per 5-year cycle?
Members require a total of 25 CPD points per 5-year cycle. FoE have split this into 5 CPD Points per year to achieve the requirement.
These points should be accumulated in a minimum 2 categories.
View ECSA CPD Brochure
ECSA CPD FAQ’s
Didn’t find what you were looking for?
Why is there possible additional charges for Debit Orders?
Debit orders are significantly more expensive for us to process and occurs monthly thus the reason for the additional charge.
Can FoE invoice to a Company or Employer?
Yes FoE will invoice to your employer or a company.
Can I/we register as a Group or a Company?
Yes FoE give groups or companies a discounted price when registering, please Contact us to arrange a quote.
What is Category 1 and Category 3 CPD Activities?
Category 1 is defined as: Developmental Activities – for the attendance of validated structured/developmental activities.
Category 3 is defined as: Individual Activities – Doing other activities that relate to Engineering.
Please see the ECSA CPD Brochure for further details.
Why is there such a price difference between Category 1 & Category 3 CPD points?
Category 1 content needs to go through a variety of additional processes, such as development of comprehensive questionnaires, content needs to be validated by ECSA (Engineering Council of South Africa) and more.
Thus the price difference between Category 1 & Category 3 CPD points.