PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES
Client: The Plumbing Industry Commission of Victoria
This report reviews the current trends in continuous professional development (CPD) programs across a variety of industries. This review is based on interviews with CPD program managers throughout Australia and desk-top research in regards to professional development.
The report highlights the growth in the number of industries embarking on CPD programs and importantly, how they have developed their programs over time. Specifically, the researchers highlight trends in the following: point systems, guidance on CPD categories and activities, governance issues, management of quality in programs, reporting format trends, auditing procedures and compliance issues.