Congratulations, you've decided to start your journey towards earning the APTD. You're on your way to elevating your talent development career!
Completing the Application
Go to the APTD Application system. If it is your first time in the application system, you may need to complete additional demographic fields and indicate that you are interested in the APTD program.
To do this, select Supporting Requirements and then select Click to Respond, choose Associate Professional in Talent Development and click Submit.
Choose Complete a Form. This will open the Forms Page.
Once there, click on APTD Application.
When completing the application, please be sure to fill in all areas as follows:
When you are done with the application, click Submit Form at the bottom of the page. Incomplete applications will not be approved.
To complete your registration for the APTD exam, once you have completed the application, you must choose your exam window and remit payment by returning to "Complete a Form" and completing the APTD Registration Form.
Your application will be reviewed by an ATD CI staff member and you will receive an email with instructions on scheduling your exam appointment.
For additional questions about the APTD application process, please email email@example.com or call a Certification Specialist at 703-828-5842