How to Earn CPE


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CPE opportunities from ISACA


Activities that qualify for CPE include technical and managerial training. This training must be directly applicable to the job practice areas associated with the certification(s) to ensure a proper balance of professional development is attained.

CPE hours are not accepted for on-the-job activities unless they fall into a specific qualifying professional education activity. 基本办公生产力软件的培训, such as Microsoft Word or Excel, does not qualify as CPE. 特定活动有年度CPE小时限制. CPE可以以四分之一小时的增量报告.


这些活动包括ISACA会议, seminars, workshops, chapter programs, 会议及相关活动. Certified individuals earn CPE hours according to the number of hours of active participation. (请参阅计算持续专业教育时数部分). Participation in ISACA chapter meetings will earn a minimum of one credit hour regardless of actual duration. Please note that chapter programs and meetings are not all currently reported to the ISACA database. 请保留出席证明.

No limit


这些活动包括公司内部培训, university courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, 非ISACA主办的专业会议及相关活动. In addition, CPE hours can be earned from certification review courses if such courses advance the certification's domain knowledge or skills. Individuals earn CPE hours according to the number of hours of active participation (请参阅计算持续专业教育时数部分). However, 成功完成相关领域的大学课程, 包括大学在线课程, earn 15 CPE hours per semester credit hour and 10 CPE hours per quarter credit hour (semester = 15 weeks of class; quarter = 10 weeks of class).

No limit

Self-Study Courses

These activities include structured courses designed for self-study that offer CPE credits. These courses will only be accepted if the course provider issues a certificate of completion and the certificate contains the number of CPE hours earned for the course. One CPE hour can also be earned when a passing score is achieved on an ISACA Journal quiz. Additional CPE can be earned by ISACA members when participating in an online eLearning presentation event sponsored by ISACA (for example: Virtual Trade Shows, Webinars, etc.). Please note that the ISACA Journal quiz and ISACA eLearning activities can be counted toward each ISACA designation that is held.

No limit


These activities include vendor product or system specific sales presentations related to the certification’s domains.

10-hour annual limitation


These activities include the development and delivery of professional educational presentations and the development of self-study/distance education courses related to the certification’s domains. 演讲和课程(所有类型), CPE hours are earned at five times the presentation time or time estimated to take the course for the first delivery (e.g.: two-hour presentation earns ten CPE hours) and at the actual presentation time for the second delivery. CPE hours cannot be earned for subsequent presentations of the same material unless the content is substantially modified. 适用于自学/远程教育课程, one CPE hour is earned for each hour spent upgrading/maintaining the course limited to twice the estimated time to take the course.

No limit


These activities include the publication and/or review of material directly related to the profession. Submissions must appear in a formal publication or website and a copy of the article or the website address must be available, if requested. For books and monographs, the table of contents and title page must be available. CPE hours are earned for the actual number of hours taken to complete or review the material.

No limit


This activity pertains to the development or review of items for exam or review materials. Two CPE hours are earned for each question accepted by an ISACA item review committee. 对于所有ISACA认证,这样的时间可以多次计算. 实际工作时间将用于正式的项目审查过程.

No limit


This activity pertains to the pursuit of other related professional examinations. Two CPE hours are earned for each examination hour when a passing score is achieved.

No limit


这些活动包括积极参加ISACA理事会, committee, sub-committee, 工作小组或作为ISACA分会的官员积极参与. 每积极参与一小时,可获得一个CPE小时. Active participation includes, but is not limited to, the development, implementation, 和/或维护一个分会网站. Such activities can be counted more than once toward each ISACA designation that is held.

20-hour annual limitation


These activities include work performed for ISACA and other bodies that contribute to the profession (i.e. research development, 认证评审手册开发, Knowledge Center contributor, performing peer reviews).

20-hour annual limitation


该活动包括与指导直接相关的指导工作, reviewing, or assisting with exam preparation or providing career guidance either at the organizational, chapter, or individual level. The mentoring activity must be an activity supporting a specific person in preparation for their ISACA exam or career development. 每提供一小时的帮助,可获得一小时的持续教育培训.

10-hour annual limitation