ATD Certification
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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 Course
This two-day workshop reviews the three AOE's covered by the APTD certification exam and outlines exam-taking and preparation strategies designed to help you succeed. Includes free subscription to the APTD Learning System.
This six week instructor-led online workshop will provide a review of key concepts, help you to create a personalized study plan and begin studying to take the APTD exam.
Start the Application Process
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