See What Has Changed With the APTD and CPTD (formerly CPLP) Programs
With the 2020 release of ATD's
Talent Development Capability Model both the APTD and CPLP exams changed. Learn more about the changes below or watch our
webcast replay where we discussed the changes, what drove them, and what that means for TD professionals pursuing a certification. Have questions? Check our
Both exams will now be grounded in the new Capability Model, covering new content that reflects the broader role of a TD professional. Explore the new Capability Model and visit the sites for the new APTD and CPTD to learn more.
Both certification exams will will now have set professional development hours as part of the eligibility requirements. Download this overview of the eligibility requirements and explore the sites for the new APTD and CPTD for more information.
The deadline for registering for the last testing windows of both the current
CPLP. If you feel prepared to test for either exam under the current content, mark this date on your calendar!
Launch of Certification Prep Resources part II
Launch of the CPTD On Demand Prep Course.
Applications Open for New Exams
The application portal will open for the new APTD and CPTD exams. There are 3 testing windows for each exam in the second half of 2020. See all testing dates for the
new APTD and
CPTD on their respective sites.
First Testing Window for the New APTD Exam
The first testing window for the
new APTD exam is July 6-30. You must register by June 6 for this testing window.