Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Helping you learn from experience - accelerate your development and advance your career.

What is CPD?

Find out what CPD is and what you need to do. You can also read about the key concept of reflective learning.

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CPD guidance and support

Details of tools and sources of guidance for CPD.

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Benefits of CPD

See how you and your organisation can benefit from CPD by focussing and reflecting on your learning.

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CPD Opportunities

A portal for CPD containing resources, information and advice to help with your continuing professional development.

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my CPD Map

Simple and easy to use, my CPD Map lets you assess yourself against the CIPD Profession Map and identify your strengths and areas for development. You’ll receive a summary profile of how you’re doing and bespoke, tailored, development options.

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CIPD Podcast 101 - CPD for HR

In a round-table discussion, our guest speakers David D’Souza, Head of London at CIPD, Simon Collins, Talent Manager at Caterpillar and Rebecca Normand, International Business Manager at CIPD, talk about their own experiences of CPD, both in HR and other professions, the new and innovative ways that companies are engaging their employees and encouraging ongoing learning and how they see CPD evolving in the future.

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Frequently asked questions

If you've got a questions about CPD, this is where you go to find the answer.

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