Quiz answers: Navigating career breaks as an LBP

Posted: 30 May 2019

Correct answers are in bold text.


1. Why should you contact the licensing team sooner rather than later for a voluntary suspension?

a. To ensure your licence doesn't expire.
b. To save money on licensing, as you will not be paying for your licence while you aren't using it.
c. To reduce stress.
d. All of the above.

2. After a voluntary suspension, what do you need to do to get your licence back?

a. Complete and submit the 'End of voluntary suspension of licence' form and the licensing team will let you know what fees and skills maintenance are due.
b. Pay the fees for a new licence application.
c. Wait two years.

3. Why is it better to have a voluntary suspension rather than let your licence lapse and have it automatically suspended?

a. It saves money.
b. The reason for suspension is shown on the public register.
c. It reduces the risk of losing your licence and having to apply for a new one.
d. All of the above.

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