Professional Development

Keeping up with skills and enhancing your professional development is vital in a fast paced industry. Learning takes place all the time in the workplace and beyond.

The process of acquiring knowledge and skills while considering how this impacts on ourselves and others – Continuing Professional Development (CPD) – is key to maintaining competency and operating professionally.

Evolving management systems, the introduction of new legislation, the launch of sophisticated high tech products – all of these developments require professionals to adopt and learn new skills. Key is addressing how these will affect the way we work collaboratively and effectively across the industry.


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Why do CPD?

CPD is not just essential for those starting out in the highways and transportation sector. CPD applies to all professionals at every stage of their careers. Evolving management systems, the introduction of new legislation, the launch of sophisticated high tech products impact on all professionals at all levels. CIHT members are required to keep their CPD up to date.

Set aside time to review your CPD record and plan your future personal skills development to ensure you are conversant with developments and operational.

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CIHT's Mentor Match Me supports your CPD requirements

CPD forms the cornerstone of CIHT’s Code of Professional Conduct. Members are obliged not only to keep their skills and knowledge up-to-date but also to maintain a record of the CPD activities they’ve done and reflect on how this new learning can be applied at work.

CIHT runs a mentoring system: Mentor Match Me.  If you would like to speak to a member about planning your professional development, or about career progression generally, Mentor Match Me, is free to members and can be accessed via MyCIHT.

CIHT’s Education team can put you in contact with your regional mentor network.

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