Reference and guide to SFIA version 6. Framework status: Canonical.

Professional development : Level 5

Determines the required outcomes for learning or development, from organisational development needs training strategies, and agreed career pathways. Mentors assigned practitioners, ensuring alignment with predetermined statements of required development outcomes. Assists each practitioner with the creation of development plans based on the outcome statements. Ensures that each practitioner records evidence of continuing professional development. Validates practitioners' records at the end of each cycle of planned development, to ensure that achievements and enhanced capabilities are correctly recorded and referenced to the outcome statements. May contribute to practitioners' performance appraisals.