Continuing Professional Development
If you’re looking to enhance your career, then CPD can help
What is CPD?
CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development and describes the learning activities professionals undertake to expand their knowledge and expertise to help their career progression.
How does CPD work and how is it assessed?
CPD refers to recording and reflecting on the skills, knowledge and experience you gain both formally and informally as you work. It’s a record of what you experience, learn and then apply. Marinating CPD record sheets is important as individuals often have to submit these to their employer or professional body as evidence of CPD undertaken each year.
Why is CPD important and what are the benefits?
How does CPD benefit the individual?
- keeps your skills up-to-date
- demonstrates commitment
- builds your confidence
- helps career progression
How does CPD benefit your organisation?
- ensures standards across the company are high and consistent
- enhances staff commitment to job roles
- allows the sharing of best practice
- maximises staff potential
Examples of CPD activities
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