No. The Professional Competence year runs from 1 May to 30 April, and all claims must be for activities that took place within that period.
You need to meet the minimum requirement each year. Currently, this requirement is 25 CPD Credits in any category:
- External (maintenance of knowledge and skills) - Evidence is required for this category
- Internal (practice evaluation and development) - Evidence is required for this category
- Personal Learning
- Research or Teaching - Evidence is required for this category
In addition, you must undertake one Audit/Quality Improvement project each year.