Use the self-assessment tool to assess your capability against the Profession Map, identify gaps in your knowledge and behaviours and use the recommendations as the basis for creating your bespoke learning plan tailored to your development needs and aspirations.

You will find the self-assessment tool on the CIPD Learning hub.

Watch an introductory demo

Most of the learning recommendations in the self-assessment, are designed to fit around your daily working life and focused on actionable, practical activity. Things like bitesize learning courses, accessing and reflecting on resources such as factsheets, podcasts, research and tools, or actions that you can undertake at work as an individual practitioner, with your peers and colleagues, or in your wider network.

Member benefit

CIPD members have free access to the
Learning hub

As part of your membership, you have access to a continually updated library of learning programmes on the Learning hub, including all essential insight courses and eight introductory programmes.

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Access the
Learning hub

To log in to the Learning Hub, you will have to first set up a CIPD web account. Once you have an account, you can use the same credentials to log in to the Learning hub. 

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Additional information

What is Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

What is CPD in an HR context? Discover what you can do to continue your professional development.

CPD Cycle Stages

Explore the CPD cycle for HR and learning and development professionals.

CPD policy and requirements

Meet the CIPD’s high standards for HR professionals by demonstrating your commitment to continuing professional development, as set out in our CPD policy.