Continuing Professional Development

At the ARA, we consider Continuing Professional Development to be an essentialpart of the support we provide to the record keeping sector and the ARAmembership. 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a vital tool for developing new skills and for staying updated and in touch across archives, records management and conservation. An important role of the ARA as a membership organisation is to support its members in developing into reflective practitioners who can evaluate and build on their knowledge and expertise throughout their careers, at all levels of experience.

Chris SheridanChris Sheridan has been appointed CPD Programme Manager

Chris’s job is to implement, develop and maintain our new enhanced CPD offer, embedding the value of CPD in our activities and to our membership.

The key priorities are:

Ensure the new CPD programme is ready for launch in August 2017

Launch the new CPD programme and deliver successful marketing and uptake of the CPD programme in its first year so as to meet member expectations and make it financially viable for the medium term

Develop CPD in response to feedback and maintain the programme 

The new CPD programme will support ARA members at all levels of their career if you have any questions please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.