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APTD
Associate Professional in Talent Development
Certification Preparation Bootcamp

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Course Overview

Accelerate your readiness for the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) exam and earn the credential that proves your talent development capability. This program is designed to give ATD Certification Institute APTD candidates a comprehensive, facilitator-led training experience spanning nine weeks and 35 hours of learning. During this robust, in-depth, detailed review of the areas covered in the APTD certification exam, learners will be set up for success to pass. Participants will interact, engage, and learn through a mix of lectures, scenarios, case studies, and targeted use of the APTD practice exam. They will gain access to everything needed to fully prepare for the APTD exam and be guided through virtual and in-person classroom experiences by a dedicated ATD expert facilitator who has been credentialed by ATD CI.

Key Takeaways

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Deep Understanding of Talent Development Concepts: Participants will master core content from the Talent Development Capability Model, ensuring they are well-equipped with the foundational knowledge essential for the APTD exam and professional practice​​.
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Personalized Learning and Gap Analysis: The program provides tools to identify individual knowledge gaps within the Talent Development Capability Model, allowing learners to tailor their study and focus on areas needing improvement, thus optimizing their preparation efforts​​.
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Effective Exam Preparation Strategies: Learners receive access to study templates and strategies designed to reduce test-taking anxiety and enhance exam performance. This includes multiple opportunities to take full-length practice exams and participate in debrief sessions, which help in solidifying knowledge and test readiness​​.
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Interactive and Practical Learning Experience: The course’s blended learning approach includes in-person and live online facilitator-led sessions, offering interactive scenario-based activities that improve understanding and retention of the study material​​.
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Continued Learning Support: Participants gain continued access to the online Talent Development Body of Knowledge (TDBoK) guide, ensuring they have resources available for ongoing review and professional development even after the course ends​​.

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Our members and customers are professionals who help others achieve their full potential by improving their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the workplace. They go by many titles: talent development managers, trainers, instructional designers, performance consultants, frontline managers, workplace learning professionals, and more. ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in organizations of all sizes and in all industry sectors. Interested in learning more about membership? You can also join a local chapter or find out about international membership.

Course Outline

PRE-COURSE OVERVIEW (45 MINUTES, LIVE ONLINE)
PRE-COURSE OVERVIEW (45 MINUTES, LIVE ONLINE)
→ Meet Your ATD Facilitator
→ Meet Your Peers
→ Review the APTD Handbook
→ Review the Bootcamp Learning Journey
WEEK 1: PROGRAM KICKOFF (TWO HOURS, LIVE ONLINE WITH ATD FACILITATOR)
WEEK 1: PROGRAM KICKOFF (TWO HOURS, LIVE ONLINE WITH ATD FACILITATOR)
→ Introducing the TDBoK
→ Your Study Plan for Success
Activities include:
→ What Domain Challenges You the Most?
→ Complete Self-Assessment
→ Confidence Meter
→ Validate Access to Practice Exam
→ Exam Preparation and Study Strategies
WEEKS 2 AND 3: INDEPENDENT STUDY
WEEKS 2 AND 3: INDEPENDENT STUDY
→ Review of each domain of the Talent Development Capability Model as outlined in the TDBoK
→ Access APTD On Demand and begin to complete the study activities
→ Identify areas in which you require more study
Activities include:
→ Content Overview
→ Preassessments
→ Videos
→ Scenario-Based Activities
→ Post-Assessment
→ TDBoK Excerpts
→ Facilitated Discussion
WEEK 4: IN-PERSON TRAINING (4.5 HOURS OVER 5 DAYS LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
WEEK 4: IN-PERSON TRAINING (4.5 HOURS OVER 5 DAYS LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
→ Day 1: Impacting Organizational Capability Domain
→ Day 2: Developing Professional Capability Domain, Part 1
→ Day 3: Developing Professional Capability Domain, Part 2
→ Day 4: Developing Professional Capability Domain, Part 3
→ Day 5: Building Personal Capability Domain and Next Steps in Preparation
Activities include:
→ Content Overview
→ Scenario-Based Activities
→ Activity and Practice Question Review
→ TDBoK Excerpts
→ Facilitated Discussion
WEEK 5: PRACTICE EXAM AND INDEPENDENT STUDY
WEEK 5: PRACTICE EXAM AND INDEPENDENT STUDY
→ Complete APTD Practice Exam
→ Continued independent study using the APTD On Demand resources and TDBoK
Activities include:
→ Content Overview
→ Preassessments
→ Videos
→ Scenario-Based Activities
→ APTD Practice Exam
→ TDBoK Excerpts
→ Facilitated Discussion
WEEK 6: PRACTICE EXAM DEBRIEF (2 HOURS LIVE ONLINE SESSION LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
WEEK 6: PRACTICE EXAM DEBRIEF (2 HOURS LIVE ONLINE SESSION LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
→ Review practice exam-taking experience
→ Strategies for test-taking and reducing anxiety
→ Continued independent study using the APTD On Demand resources and TDBoK
Activities include:
→ Exam Prep FAQs
→ Ask an Exam-Related Question
→ Study Strategies to Prepare for the Exam
→ Recommendations to Create the Optimum Exam Day Experience
→ Test-Taking Strategies and Question Decoding
→ What to Expect on Exam Day
→ Sample Exam Screens
WEEK 7: BUILDING PERSONAL CAPABILITY CHECK-IN (2 HOURS LIVE ONLINE SESSION LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
WEEK 7: BUILDING PERSONAL CAPABILITY CHECK-IN (2 HOURS LIVE ONLINE SESSION LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
→ Building Personal Capability review and confidence check
→ Continued independent study using the APTD On Demand resources and TDBoK
Activities include:
→ Scenario Review
→ Facilitated Discussion
→ Opportunity for Open Questions
WEEK 8: DEVELOPING PROFESSIONAL CAPABILITY CHECK-IN (2 HOURS LIVE ONLINE SESSION LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
WEEK 8: DEVELOPING PROFESSIONAL CAPABILITY CHECK-IN (2 HOURS LIVE ONLINE SESSION LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
→ Developing Professional Capability review and confidence check
→ Continued independent study using the APTD On Demand program and TDBoK
Activities include:
→ Scenario Review
→ Facilitated Discussion
→ Opportunity for Open Questions
WEEK 9: IMPACTING ORGANIZATION CAPABILITY CHECK-IN (2 HOURS LIVE ONLINE SESSION LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
WEEK 9: IMPACTING ORGANIZATION CAPABILITY CHECK-IN (2 HOURS LIVE ONLINE SESSION LED BY ATD FACILITATOR)
→ Impacting Organization Capability review and confidence check
→ Continued independent study using the APTD On Demand program and TDBoK
Activities include:
→ Scenario Review
→ Facilitated Discussion
→ Opportunity for Open Questions

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for

Talent Development Professionals: This course is tailored for individuals in the talent development field who aim to enhance their foundational knowledge and apply this learning practically to contribute to organizational success. It's ideal for professionals with at least three years of experience looking to validate and expand their skills.

 

Candidates Preparing for the APTD Exam: The bootcamp offers a comprehensive training experience that focuses on the areas covered in the APTD certification exam. This makes it an excellent fit for those who are actively preparing to take the exam and wish to ensure they have covered all necessary content comprehensively.

 

Learners Seeking Interactive and Practical Learning: The course structure includes a mix of lectures, scenarios, case studies, and practice tests, designed to engage participants actively and provide a hands-on learning experience that mimics real-world challenges.

 

Professionals Looking for Structured and Guided Learning: With expert facilitation by seasoned professionals credentialed by the ATD Certification Institute, this bootcamp is perfect for those who benefit from structured guidance and feedback to confidently navigate their certification journey.

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