Managing your CPD activities, and how the IET can help.
If you need materials, finance or other resources, research where you can obtain them and make bookings, orders or applications to fit in with your timescales.
If someone is helping you, arrange to meet with them to discuss what you need. Don't be afraid to ask for help - generally people like to be approached for help, just ensure you are concise about what you need and let them know the outcome.
Allocate time in your diary and undertake your CPD activities. Remember, that valid CPD activities can take many forms, including:
CPD isn't just about attending structured activities such as training courses. Training courses are an excellent form of CPD, but there are also many other activities that count towards your CPD and here we give you some suggestions.
A directory of products and services provided by the IET to support your CPD, many of which are free or discounted to members.
It's important to learn in ways that suit you - then you are more likely to enjoy the experience and pick things up quickly. Read the learning styles descriptors on the PD How2 website to help identify your preferred learning style and then try to select CPD activities that best fit your approach.