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Benefits of Becoming a CPLP

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Why Become a CPLP?

CPLP certification can build and validate your skills, increase your earning potential, differentiate you in a competitive job market, broaden your career opportunities, and unite you with an elite community of professionals.



Supply vs. Demand

  • Since 2006, ~4,000 job postings tracked have listed CPLP preferred and there have been only ~2,000 professionals to fill them.

Knowledge and Performance

  • More than 80% of CPLP holders report that their employers recognize the increased expertise they have as a result of obtaining the credential.
  • Nearly 75% of CPLP holders and employers surveyed agree that “supervisors in the company have noticed that CPLP employees produce greater results in less time.”

Advancement and Jobs

  • More than 85% of CPLP holders report that it has given them an advantage.
  • More than 80% of CPLP holders report that it has advanced their careers.
  • More than 70% of the companies looking to fill positions on the ATD Job Bank prefer CPLP applicants.
  • 100% of employers interviewed state that future recruiting practices for open positions will prefer CPLP holders.
  • 100% of CPLP holders believe they are more capable and confident in their jobs.

Return on Investment

  • There was an 11% percent improvement in proficiency regarding talent development competencies.
  • CPLP holders report a 62% ROI*.

*For every $1 invested, there is a $1.62 in return, compared with a $1.25-$1.50 return for typical talent development programs.

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