Preparing for the CPLP - Instructor Led Workshop

Begin your journey to become a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP).

CPLP Prep Courses are designed to help you create and execute your personal study plan for the CPLP using the ATD Learning System as the primary study tool. Use the Learning System and a variety of interactive and reflective exercises to determine which of the 10 areas of expertise you need to focus on. The course includes assessment questions for each module, as well as a set of additional study questions. You will also review the requirements for the Skills Application Exam (SAE) component of the certification process. 

Each course group will have access to an online community for their course. You will receive free access to the ATD Learning System, as well as a CPLP Learner Community for ongoing peer support.

This workshop runs May 17-18, 2019. The workshop begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. each day.

About the ATD Learning System

The registration fee includes online access to the ATD Learning System. The Learning System, will be offered in both a digital access format and a fully searchable and printable PDF. The ten modules (Areas of Expertise) will be accessible by course participants during and after the course. The ATD Learning System is required for this program.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define the core concepts for each AOE in the ATD Competency Model and ATD Learning System.
  • Refine a personalized study plan, by identifying appropriate resources, to ensure thorough knowledge of each AOE.
  • Apply test-taking strategies for the knowledge exam.
  • Prepare for the skills application exam (SAE)


This program is designed for those who have the following qualifications:

  • five years of relevant work experience in the talent development profession
  • have decided that certification aligns with your career goals
  • have the resources required (time, money, energy) to invest in the CPLP
  • are ready to start preparing to earn your CPLP
  • want to know where your understanding of CPLP content is strong, and also where you need to invest more effort in preparation in order to be successful.


Earn 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program.


ATD Member: US $995
Nonmember: US $1,295*


To purchase this program and an ATD 2018 conference registration, you will need to add both to your shopping cart during the registration checkout process.
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The registration fee includes all course materials and is separate from general conference registration fees.

For additional information on this program, please contact ATD Customer Care at or 703.683.8100.