Initial Eligibility and Recertification


Training Magazine Certificates have been pre-approved by the ATD Certification Institute to offer educational programs that can be used towards initial eligibility and recertification of the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credentials.  For questions on initial eligibility and recertification, visit the ATD Certification Institute


For information on Training Live + Online certificate courses, visit Certificate Courses. 
Maximum points vary by course. Points are found on the Certificate Course page, click on the course title of your choice to view the full course description for details. 

Information on TechLearn Conference certificate programs are available at
Each 2-Day TechLearn Certificate has been approved for a maximum of 11 points. 

Information on Training Conference certificate programs are available at Training Conference & Expo.
3-Day certificate programs earn 16.5 points; 2-Day certificate programs earn 11 points; 1-Day certificate programs earn 5.5 points.

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