ATD South Florida was awarded the Chapter Excellence Award
for Advancing the Profession through Certification in 2020.

What is CPTD?

The Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) is a professional certification for TD professionals with at least five years of experience. It is broad and measures a professional’s knowledge and skill application across the breadth of talent development capabilities. ATD Certification Homepage

Why should I get certified?

Successful CPTDs report that the process of studying for and getting their CPTD designation was a tremendous growth opportunity, allowed them to both learn and give back to the profession, and made a positive impact on their careers

Talent Development Capability Model

Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) candidates are tested on content covering 22 capabilities from the Talent Development Capability Model. Familiarize yourself with the model and download this detailed test content outline to see what is covered on the exam.

Click here for more details about the Talent Development Capability Model.

Click here for the detailed test content outline.

Saturday Study Group Sessions:

11 weeks via Zoom: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

  • August 27 - Kick Off
  • September 3, 17, 24
  • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • November 12, 19


"I truly believe I would not have passed the CPTD without the support of the ATDSFL CPTD Study Group! Studying different sections each week kept my momentum going. One word of advice - think outside of the book, yes book! This is real life. Wishing everyone the best with your journey!"

Carol E. Brogan, MS, CPTD


Contact the CPTD Study Group Director at:

The ATD South Florida Chapter is pre-approved provider of APTD and CPTD recertification points.

The CPTD credential is valid for 3 years.

CPTD’s must earn 60 recertification points every three years to maintain their credential.
View the Capability Model.

Recertification can be earned through various activities. Recertification Info

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