CIHT defines CPD as:
CIHT members are on a continuous professional journey which involves learning and facilitating the learning of others as:
Plan, act, record, reflect
It is important for our members throughout their professional journey to continuously plan, act, record and reflect upon their development. CIHT encourages our members to:
Follow the links below to find out how you can record your CPD.
All CIHT members are obliged to undertake CPD with the exception of Honorary Fellows, Retired Members* and members who are undertaking full-time or part time study which leads to a relevant qualification.
*Retired Members involved in the governance structure including Council, Boards, Panels & Committees and activity such as professional reviews at CIHT are considered professionally active and may be invited to submit evidence of undertaking CPD.
Our members’ professional competence is of vital importance to the Highways & Transportation Sector which is why all practising CIHT members are expected to undertake CPD and keep a CPD record. We review a sample of members’ CPD records every year and provide feedback to help those members manage their future professional development.
Normally around 800 members are chosen to take part in the CPD Review each year by responding to a CPD survey. 10% of survey respondents are randomly selected to submit their CPD record to CIHT for review by our CPD Panel.
There may be legitimate reasons why a member who is selected for the CPD Review may not be able to submit their CPD record on request. In such a case, the member must contact the Professional Development Officer to explain why they are unable to submit. If a member does not respond to the Survey or Review request, or responds negatively, this constitutes non-compliance with CIHT’s Code of Professional Conduct which could result in suspension or withdrawal of membership and loss of professional registration, if the member is registered with the Engineering Council or holds the title Chartered Transport Planning Professional.
Fully retired members are not required to participate in the CPD Review.