As is the case with any profession, gaining the most out of your career in engineering requires diligence, persistence and hard work; a preparedness to undertake new challenges and a clear sense of career goals and objectives.

One aspect of this which cannot be understated, however, is continuing professional development (CPD). This is not only mandatory for Chartered Status as an engineer but in fact helps you to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of processes, technology and legislation. Indeed, courtesy of a number of factors, the importance of…