OPT courses need not be accredited and may be organized by relevant professional bodies, training institutes or PWM institutions located in Hong Kong.
The means of attaining OPT shall follow the approach allowed for the continuous professional training recognized by the SFC, such as:
- Attending classroom training
- Attending seminars (for attending luncheon talks which normally last for 1 to 2 hours in total, 0.5 hours will be counted)
- Conducting industry research
- Giving lectures
Sufficient records on the training and the OPT activities undertaken should be kept by the individuals for a minimum of 3 years and be made available upon request by PWMA.