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The RTPI Core CPD Framework provides a comprehensive overview of the core CPD planners need to meet the planning challenges of today and the future.

The RTPI uses the framework to shape the CPD delivered by the Institute. It was developed with input from members, employers and the wider profession, highlighting the skills and knowledge our members need to meet current and future planning challenges.

At least 50 hours of CPD should be undertaken in each 2-year period, which is less than 30 minutes each week.

You can record your CPD online on your profile page - read our guidelines for more information.

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The RTPI Core CPD logo has been refreshed to demonstrate that events, activities, or learning have been quality assured. It appears where our training courses offer clear learning outcomes. It is a guarantee that the offering covers one or more of the Professional Skills or Planning Knowledge principles from the RTPI Core CPD Framework.

The Core CPD Framework consists of ten planning principles categorised by five Professional Skill and five Planning Knowledge areas. The principles are to assist you in structuring your CPD events, activities, and learning.

Click on the drop-down arrow by each principle to view the breadth of topics available. This list is not limited to the suggested areas you can explore.

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