To adequately prepare for their future job path, professionals should design a personal development plan that includes self-analysis, reflection, and assessment of strengths and weaknesses. The process provides vital information for comprehending the skills and knowledge of the profession and identifying potential future development areas. Additionally, planning establishes a path that directs future growth and progress (Cottrell, 2015). Professional development is crucial for chartered members to meet the demands of their jobs and the high standards of practice. Even if they feel ready for practice, people should analyze themselves and assess their strengths and weaknesses to ascertain their current knowledge status as they plan for their future professional advancement.
Brief Date Learning Period Reference to PDP 1 Nuclear Engineering Undergraduate Radiation Protection Course April 2011 Five Years 2.2 Activity for Continuous Professional Development
2 Postgraduate Courses in Environmental Management in October 2019
A year, s1&2
Table 1: Activities for CPD Development
I’ve gained knowledge in risk management that I can apply to an environmental group. I’ve just finished a five-year undergraduate program in nuclear engineering (Radiation Protection). I now have the knowledge required to work in a context that manages radiation protection risk. My postgraduate course in environmental management has begun. I have the degree and experience required to begin working. But I aim to learn more about the two professions as I become ready to work in the challenging risk management environment.
2.3 Personal Development Plan: A lifelong process that promotes ongoing skill and experience development and offers value to the workplace of the future. To achieve the goal, I must evaluate my knowledge and skill levels and my advantages and disadvantages.