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ATD Certification Institute

The ATD Certification Institute (ATD CI) is an independent organization created by ATD to take the lead and set industry standards for the talent development profession

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To elevate the talent development profession by:

  • creating talent development profession-wide standards
  • providing an independent assessment of those standards through credentialing
  • supporting career paths through testing
  • ensuring recognition through certification and continued professional development through recertification

Our Vision

To provide world-class credentials for talent development professionals.

What We Do

ATD CI certifies talent development professionals. It offers credentials that are based on The ATD Competency Model.

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