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Professional and Ethical Behaviour

Continuous Learning

  • Understand practices to support life long learning, mentorship and coaching for self and others.
  • Able to assess development needs.
  • Engage in continuous learning and promoting the value of learning for self and others.

Ethical Standards

  • Understand ethical responsibilities and dilemmas for the professional planner.
  • Understand and demonstrate adherence to establish ethical standards.
  • Set highest standards for self and others, and monitors practice.


  • Understand the role of the professionals generally.
  • Understand the role of the planner in the development of the profession.
  • Monitor changes in the profession and demonstrate professionalism.
  • Participate in activities to support development of the profession.

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View the 2011 CIP Competency Task Force Report