Requirements for Maintaining Consultant Registration
Applicants are evaluated by IAR Accredited Certification Bodies
Consultant All Consultant that form part of the IAR registry shall periodically requalify. The period between initial registration and requalification shall not exceed three years. Each applicant for requalification shall obtain a Cerificate from an IAR Accredited Certification body attesting to the realization ongoing implemantations and details of professional development undertaken, during the above-mentioned period.
Senior Consultant For each year of the re-certification period, Consultants shall submit documentary evidence either of having performed a minimum of 1 complete implementation project for the standard or methodology registered or of having acquired equivalent consultancy experience.
Continual Professional Development The Consultant shall, in each year of the re-certification period, undertake at least 15 hours of appropriate continuing professional development. Evidence of that professional development, verified by an IAR Accredited Certification Body, shall be submitted as part of the application for requalification.
The professional development records shall show the duration and type of activity undertaken and details of the provider. In the selection of appropriate professional development, consultants should consider their personal strengths and weaknesses and identify areas for personal improvement.
Further guidance on professional development can be obtained from the certification body.