CPD Resources

STEP makes a range of high quality free resources available to support members in their professional and career development

In addition to core technical skills, STEP has arranged access to the following business and interpersonal learning resources, identified by industry leaders as vital to achieve 'trusted advisor' status. These CPD resources are free to members, but you will need to log in for access.

CPD Planning

To support members in adhering to the CPD Policy, STEP has made , STEP has made CICiZone available to all STEP members. Several large employers already use CiZone for performance reviews and career coaching, because it allows individuals to plan CPD for maximum impact. CPD plans are private and not monitored by STEP or employers. A member login is required for access.

CPD Recording

STEP and Career Innovation worked together to create a CPD recording tool: CICiCPD. Members can keep details of their CPD; planned, in progress or completed, in one place and print out a report at any time. CPD records are private and not monitored by STEP or employers. A member login is required for access.

CPD for the workplace

Alchemy Performance Assistant is a practical support resource, designed to help managers and their teams deal with unexpected situations that can’t wait for a formal training course. Experts on anything from conducting appraisals, to coming up with a business strategy have been commissioned to write summaries that help managers find possible solutions quickly. Even experienced managers find new situations challenging and several international businesses use Alchemy to give immediate support. Member login required.

Business Skills CPD

EBSCOEBSCO is only available to full members and has ongoing full text coverage of a huge range of international publications. EBSCO’s full title list is available on this page, under the "Business Source Corporate Plus" heading and is frequently updated with new publications. Member login required. NB: Please log in on the STEP website and ignore the "login" button that you will see on the EBSCO site.

Professional Standards Awareness/ Ethics CPD


Members can access free CPD activities on professional standards awareness through this CPD Centre. Non-STEP studies of professional standards awareness or ethics also meet members' CPD requirements on this subject. Member login required.

STEP CPD Learning


STEP CPD Learning is a knowledge suite designed to provide industry professionals with access to quick, on demand and online learning.

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