Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the systematic maintenance, improvement and broadening of relevant professional knowledge, which are necessary for the successful carrying out and advancement of professional duties throughout an engineer's career. It is aimed at enhancing individual expertise, worth, value and in turn, the corporate performance. CPD is an ongoing necessity in the ever-changing technological world.


CPD covers matters of direct technical relevance as well as broader studies also of importance to the HKIE members in the furtherance of their careers such as communication, leadership skills, legal issues, occupational safety and health etc.


The format of CPD activities can include but not limited to participating and organising of courses, lectures, seminars/symposia, conferences, presentations, workshops, researches, industrial attachment and visits, e-learning and other professional activities. CPD applies to both Corporate Members and to engineers in the pre-Corporate Member stage.


CPD comprises the following categories:

  • OSH : occupational safety and health
  • OTM : environment, information technology, quality and other technical matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
  • GPM: general and professional matters
  • FREE : free courses


At present, The HKIE is receiving tremendous professional support from different sectors in Hong Kong, including industry leaders, top companies, universities, professional training institutes and government departments.

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