Benefits of CPD Accreditation

Our ethos of support and sharing means the process of becoming a CPD Accredited Employer has been an overwhelmingly positive one for scores of employers.

The CPD journey is one that will develop the knowledge and skills of your engineering professionals at all levels.

The success stories show how employers of all sizes, in all sectors, can improve performance, competiveness and market share through the CPD Accredited Employer scheme.

Benefits for employers

By promoting good CPD practices, employers help promote and facilitate lifelong learning.

CPD will:

  • Assist with winning business and tenders
  • Maximise the potential of your employees
  • Optimise your investment in training and development
  • Create an innovative and dynamic culture
  • Facilitate and support diversification and entry into new markets
  • Improve recruitment and retention of staff
  • Raise the profile of the employer

Benefits for engineers

Through CPD, engineers and technicians take personal responsibility for their own rounded, professional development. CPD also facilitates engineering professionals in getting involved with the numerous learning and development activities of Engineers Ireland.

With CPD, you will:

  • Move up the career ladder quickly and according to your own plan
  • Keep pace with changing technology to stay at the leading edge of your discipline
  • Achieve recognition in the workplace and beyond by advancing your professional status
  • Develop and maintain in-demand skills to compete in the jobs market
  • Demonstrate commitment to your profession
  • Network with Ireland’s leading employers and progress your career


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