Welcome to the CLD Standards Council for Scotland


The Standards Council for Community Learning and Development for Scotland is the body responsible for the registration of CLD practitioners, the approval of training courses, and the continuing professional development of the sector workforce.


Shape your futureMembers' Conference 2017

Conference will be held on Wednesday 29 March 2017 in Glasgow.
Conference address: Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP
Key sessions: 'Sex, drugs and CLD' and 'Open Space Shape Shifter'
Register now - https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SHAPE17


Snowman HeadChristmas update from Marion Allison

Latest update on Standards Council news and events to look out for in the new year from Marion Allison.  Read more ...



New Registration Process

We are pleased to announce that we have a new streamlined registration application process.
The membership requirements have not changed but the process of application has been simplified. Read more ...


Previous highlights -

Framework Agreement with Education Scotland
New Strategy and Resources for Professional Development available

The essentials


Values and Principles

CLD Competences

Code of Ethics

Approved courses


Approved training programmes