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Certified Developer of Training (CDT)

  • 01 Jan 2024
  • 31 Dec 2025
  • virtual



Applications open for the Certified Developer of TRaining (CDT)


Do you develop learning solutions, such as  Instructor-led training, asynchronous or synchronous training, simulations, serious games, and the like?  

Intended Audience:   The CDT certification is for professionals who develop training and instructional solutions that are delivered live, in-person, or online and who want to be recognized for their ability to create effective learning events. 

To earn this performance-based certification you must demonstrate all 9 standards by 1) answering questions about one of your learning solutions that are supported by client attestations and artifacts, and 2) committing to a Code of Ethics.  The CDT is endorsed by ISPI.   

The 9 standards are:

  1.  Address Sustainability 
  2.  Align Solution
  3.  Assess Performance
  4.  Collaborate and Partner with Stakeholders
  5.  Elicit Performance or Practice
  6.  Enhance Retention and Transfer
  7.  Ensure Context Sensitivity 
  8.  Engage Learners
  9.  Ensure Relevance

Click here to download the Handbook for the complete standards and the scoring rubrics.  The cost is $600 for Hale Center Professional and ISPI members and $725 for others.   Applications are accepted throughout the year.    

Once certified you will receive a digital mark.  Please contact if you have questions

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