Your learning and development in practice

Find out why continuing professional development (CPD) is important for support workers

Find out more about how you can plan and evaluate your CPD and  how to record and share your activities.

You will also be signposted to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to access clinical learning resources produced by other organisations.

CPD advice

Get support for your CPD from CSP member resources.

You'll find information on how to kick start your CPD and keep a portfolio, along with answers to any questions you've got about CPD.

You can also learn how you can become a CPD Champion.

Interested? Find out more
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CSP ePortfolio and Learning Hub

The ePortfolio and Learning Hub is a virtual learning environment for members. You can access learning activities, such as courses, modules and eBites directly from CSP.

eBites are small, doable chunks of learning that take about 10 to 45 minutes to complete. Examples include videos, interactive courses, learning assignments and PDF downloads. You can also access more familiar CSP career tools on the hub such as CPD Habits, Syd's calendar and details about education awards.

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CSP library services

Find out more about our online library services, including the Discovery evidence search, our online library catalogue and other bibiographic databases.

If you get stuck then we've got lots of online tutorials for you.

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Practice competencies for support workers

Here you’ll find competency workbooks that a number of services have generously shared. The documents are for a variety of roles in different settings and at different levels.

They can be used to support the development of similar frameworks for your own needs and service areas.

Download the workbooks
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Clinical knowledge development

Enhance your clinical knowledge and understanding of evidence based physiotherapy.  There are nine specialities to work through from older people to mental health – and opportunities to engage with our affiliated networks.

Keep yourself up-to-date
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Progressing in your career

Access resources that support you to map and plan your career development as a support worker and explore options to progress

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Allied health professions: support workforce training, education and careers

HEE have launched a new interactive resource which details training, education and career development pathways for AHP support workers in England, including physiotherapy support workers.

Included in the resource are examples of support roles working with the allied health professions, training and education to support high quality care and service delivery, and career progression routes via apprenticeships.

Read the resource
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