Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Resources and guides to help you understand, undertake and record your Continuing Professional Development.

CPD Policy


Policy on CPD

Find out about the CPD monitoring scheme and what the IET expects from its members for CPD.

Planning CPD


Planning your CPD

How to plan your continuing professional development.

Reviewing CPD



The professional development cycle is a continuous process and it is only through reviewing your CPD that you can move on to form suitable plans for your next steps and ensure your goals remain relevant and appropriate. 

CPD Guide

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CPD Guide

Learn how to manage your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Doing CPD


Doing CPD

Managing your CPD activities, and how the IET can help.

Quick-start Guide


Quick Start Guide for Professional Development

A quick, step-by-step approach to help you get started on your CPD. 

Competence Framework for CPD


Using competence frameworks for CPD

A guide to using competence frameworks for continuing professional development (CPD).

Recording CPD


Recording your CPD

Information on recording your learning as part of CPD, and to provide evidence of competence. 

Career Manager

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Log-in to Career Manager

Manage your professional development and apply for professional registration using the IET’s online skills development and recording tool.