6 Things to Consider While Writing CPD for Engineers Australia Skills Assessment

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development which in short is a record of what you experience, learn and then apply. CPD helps you keep up-to-date with developments in your field of engineering after you have gained your undergraduate qualification which can also grow your professional networks and contacts. Also, it is essential to maintain Chartered Status by Engineers Australia.

The mentioned 6 things must be considered while writing CPD for Engineers Australia Skills Assessment:

  • CPD must be in chronological order along a list format with: Title; Date; Duration; Venue;
  • It must include the detailed information about title, date, time period, location and other relevant information

  • CPD must include details of: Formal post-graduate study; Conferences at which you have delivered papers or attended; Short courses, workshops, seminars, discussion groups, technical inspections and technical meetings you have attended; Preparation and presentation of material for courses, Conferences, seminars and symposia; Services to the engineering profession (volunteer work, board or committee volunteering, mentoring, etc.); Private study (includes books, journals, manuals, etc.);
  • Things to Consider While Writing CPD

  • CPD must be in one A4 page. No exceed than one page.
  • Inside the CPD, it only contain the information about what you did but not the how you did.
  • It is not necessary to include certificates from each course.
  • Your CPD records must document a minimum of 150 hours of structured CPD over a three-year period.
  • CDP SAMPLES

    CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SAMPLE 1

    S.N.TitleDurationOrganizationLocation
    1.Intermediate (Pre-Engineering)Name of the organizationPakistan
    2.Bachelors of Electronics Engineering...-2013Name of the organizationPakistan
    3.Self: Basic MS Office1 monthName of the organizationPakistan
    4.Self: PCB design Training2 monthsName of the organizationPakistan
    5.Intern: Mobile Switch Control Engineer1 month
    (2011)
    Name of the organizationPakistan
    6.Design Engineer2013Name of the organizationPakistan
    7.MS Manufacturing Systems Engineering2017Name of the organizationMalaysia
    8.Production Operator2018-
    Present
    Name of the organizationAustralia

    CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SAMPLE 2

    S.NO.ACTIVITIESDURATIONORGANIZATIONVENUE
    1.Industrial Visit2 days
    (2012)
    Name of the organizationIndia
    2.Internship2 weeks
    (20...)
    Name of the organizationIndia
    3.Industrial Visit2 days
    (2014)
    Name of the organizationCalicut, India
    4.Course: Proteus, Eagle and OrCAD2 weeks
    (2014)
    Name of the organizationPampakuda,
    India
    5.Training: MATLAB2 weeks
    (2014)
    Name of the organizationPampakuda,
    India
    6.Presentation: Verilog HDL based Direct Signal Synthesizer2 days
    (2015)
    Name of the organizationPampakuda,
    India
    7.Electronics EngineerJune 2015-
    June 2016
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    8.Training: Embedded System5 days
    (2015)
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    9.Seminar: Digital Electronics2 days
    (2015)
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    10.Course: VLSI5 days
    (2015)
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    11.Training: SQL and Scriptting1 week
    (2015)
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    12.Training: Java5 days
    (2015)
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    13.Training: Quality Management System2 days
    (2015)
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    14.Presentation: Attendance Recording System1 day
    (2016)
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    15.Presentation: Low-Cost Home Security System1 day
    (2016)
    Name of the organizationCochin,
    Kerala, India
    16.COURSE: IoT Sensors and Devices7 weeks
    (2016)
    Name of the organizationOnline
    17.Master of Electronics Engineering and ManagementJuly 2016-
    June 2018
    Name of the organizationGeelong,
    Australia
    18.Course: Active Optimal Devices10 weeks
    (2018)
    Name of the organizationOnline
    19.Self-study: Magazines2018Name of the organizationOnline