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International Credential Candidates

Elevate your career on a global scale.

The ATD Certification Institute offers two credentials based on the ATD Competency Model: Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) and the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). Validate your knowledge and skills in the talent development profession with an ATD CI certification.

Ready to Start on Your Certification Journey?
For information on testing windows and how to apply and register, select your certification below:
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Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD)
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Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP)
International Credential Candidates FAQs
Are the exams in English?

All exams are currently in English. We do not have plans to translate the tests into other languages at this time.

Can I pay for my registration in my country's currency?

Payment must be made in US dollars through the exam registration system.

Are there testing centers near me?

Our testing provider has many centers worldwide. Consult their website to identify a center near you. If there is not a site nearby, Pearson VUE, our provider, will assist you to find a more convenient center, if possible. For more information, please contact them here.

Are there any preparation programs available in other languages?

Not at the present time. We are working on translating some of our programs into other languages, so check back later this year to hear about our progress.

Are ATD's certifications recognized around the world?

ATD is recognized worldwide as the organization that sets the standard for talent development professionals. We have a strong international presence and a large number of international credential holders across the globe.

Helpful Resources for International Candidates for CPLP or APTD