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Why Should I Be Certified?

1. Build and validate your skills


Whether you are new to the field or looking to expand you portfolio, becoming certifed will demonstrate your commitment to professionalism and knowledge advancement.

2. Increase your earning potential


To date, thousands of top companies have indicated CPLP Preferred on job postings. Activate your potential by making yourself more attractive to employers.

3. Differentiate yourself in a competitive job market


In this digital age, standing out from the crowd can be difficult. Adding professional credentials to your resume can help make an impact on your boss or hiring managers.

4. Broaden you career opportunities


The CPLP is based on the ATD Competency Model, which defines the latest competencies needed for success across the entire talent development industry. Enjoy upward growth by expanding your areas of expertise and closing the talent development skill gaps on your resume.

5. Join an elite professional community


More than 2,300 have earned the CPLP credential. Expand your network. Be part of something greater and deepen your commitment to creating a world that works better.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Megan Last, CPLP, explains how becoming credentialed has helped her career.
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Letter Templates


Our certifications builds confidence, establishes credibility, proves value, and increases job and promotion prospects.

Convince Your Boss

To acquire support from your supervisor to pursue the CPLP credential, download this letter template. To acquire support from your supervisor to pursue the APTD credential, download this letter template.
Utilize this employer brochure to help you demonstrate the value of employer support.