Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the way to show how you will and are keeping yourself updated about new inventions and discoveries in the engineering field. All relevant CPD Australia must be included in your CPD application. It helps to demonstrate that an engineer is keeping himself up-to-date with developments in the field of engineering. CPD is a report or documentation of the skills attained by the engineer while working as an engineer. This shows the advancement of the engineer and the measures taken by the individual to aid his or her advancement in his or her particular trade of engineering.
There is a format for writing the Continuing Professional Development of a CDR. The format should give detailed information on the duration, location, and achievement of the training. It should include each and everything whether formal and informal work the engineer is doing for the advancement of his or her career.