CPD and career breaks
All corporate members (Licentiate, Chartered, Fellow) are required to comply with the CPD requirements even if they are not currently working in a landscape related role.
You will also need to undertake professional development activity during your career break in order to maintain and indeed enhance your personal marketability and to keep up to date with changes in your professional field.
Whatever your reason for taking a career break the time, resources and normal professional development opportunities are potentially limited. The LI’s definition of CPD is deliberately wide to allow members considerable discretion in selecting the forms of professional development activity most suited to their current circumstances.
If you are considering taking a career break, careful preparation or revision of your CPD objectives is essential. This will enable you to focus your limited time and resources on the type of professional development activity which interests you and may be already your specialist area.