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Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD)

Establish yourself in the talent development field.

How to Prepare for the APTD

Try the Practice Test:

Check your knowledge and get a feel for the type of questions that will be on the exam by taking the 30-question practice exam.

Work with a Group:

APTD Preparation Resources
Are you prepared for the APTD exam? Ensure success with these study tools.
Self-Paced Course

This self-paced course uses adaptive learning technology to accelerate your knowledge of the AOEs tested on the APTD certification exam to mastery, at your own pace. Includes free subscription to the APTD Learning System.

face-to-face and online course

This two-day intensive workshop is designed to help you take some of the guess-work out of preparing for the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) certification.

The ATD Learning System: APTD Edition is an essential digital reference covering the core areas of expertise needed by talent development professionals.

Get advice to help you determine which type of preparation is best for you.
Speak to an ATD Certification team member at 703-683-7266.
Credentialing Handbook - APTD