This is the date that the learning need was identified. Distinguish this from both the date(s) on which you are making this CPD entry and the date(s) on which you undertake actions to meet your learning need.

This information may be used as evidence of the following good practice:

This date, along with the date you give in the planning section for when the learning need will have to be met, may be used to calculate and provide feedback on whether you plan for the immediate-, short-, medium- or long-term.