You Have What It Takes. Prove It With a CPTD or APTD certification!
The Certified Professional in Talent Development Certification (CPTD) is a nationally recognized certification developed by the Association for Talent Development's (ATD) Certification Institute (CI). This designation provides a way for talent development professionals to prove their value to employers and to build confidence in and industry recognition of their knowledge and expertise in the field.
The Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) certification is another professional certification offered by ATD's Certification Institute. This certification is designed for talent development professionals who are in the early part of their career.
About CPTD and APTD
These two certifications are the only credentials used by the U.S. Department of Labor to recognize professional achievement and expert-level skill sets in the talent development industry.
Earning the certifications requires passing an eligibility requirement and exams.
To learn more about these certifications and what they can for you and your organization, visit the certification pages on the ATD website.
Click here to view a video with local CPTDs/APTDs about the certification process.