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Personal development planning for engineering

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This free course, Personal development planning for engineering, has been written in keeping with the requirements of UK-SPEC and the professional engineering institutions (e.g. ImechE, IET etc). It will provide you with a range of relevant information and guidance in critically assessing and scrutinising your career development aspirations.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:


  • provide evidence of critical assessment of personal career development
  • provide evidence of a career development plan linked to the requirements of professional engineering institutions, with a clear strategy for achieving personal goals
  • demonstrate an awareness of factors that might help or hinder personal development towards becoming a professional engineer

First Published: 09/12/2014

Updated: 08/04/2019

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