Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

CPD - Continuous Professional Development

Some of the most important lessons occur outside the classroom.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is a compulsory professional practice requirement for all Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Professional Engineering students at Monash Clayton.

CPD is part of meeting the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Standard to be a Professional Engineer. It’s also an opportunity to engage in business and engineering-related experiences, build your employability skills and grow your professional networks and contacts.

There are 3 steps to pass the CPD unit:

  • Step 1: complete a minimum of 420 hours of professional practice experiences outside the classroom
  • Step 2: create a written record detailing how the experiences have helped you develop your employability skills
  • Step 3:answer assessment questions reflecting on the key Engineers Australia Stage 1 competencies

For more details on how to complete CPD, you can also refer to these key CPD resources:

Or navigate the website for all the details: