Professional development

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is essential for the modern chemical engineer, allowing professionals to build on their core skills, and develop their knowledge and competency.

IChemE has a suite of resources and training to help members of all levels:


IChemE’s mycareerpath CPD tool will help you to plan and record achievements, reflect on activities undertaken and ultimately create a tailored professional development report.

Recording your CPD from the start will help you plan for future, ie when applying to become a Chartered Chemical Engineer. You can find out more about professional registration here.

Conferences and events

IChemE stages successful conferences and events all over the world, providing excellent networking opportunities. Many events run on a yearly/biennial cycle with titles such as:

Sustainable Oil and Gas
New Horizons in Gasification
Sustainable Nuclear Energy
Particle Technology
Heat Transfer

Regional member groups and special interest groups also hold events in their region/area of expertise.


IChemE offer over 50 courses to choose from internationally, with a range of subject areas including: safety, process automation and control, project management, HAZOP, explosion hazards and energy savings - you're bound to find a course to meet your development needs. 



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