International Society for Trainers & Developers


Show That You Mean Business

Any organization can host a learning event. But it takes true commitment to become an Approved Provider of ISTD Learning Credit (LC)

Benefits of Approved Provider Accreditation

ISTD Approved Provider (AP) status:

  • You've committed your organization to a rigorous Accreditation Application And Review Process, involving extensive hands-on evaluation and verification.
  • Your policies and processes have been thoroughly benchmarked against the Professional Bodies (PB)/ISTD Standard through its ISTD Certified Global Professional Program.
  • You've engaged with expertise and professionals internationally to make your training program the best it can be.
  • You are authorized to deliver training that is in line with the international Certified Learning Solutions providers CLSP .

The Competitive Edge

In the world of training, ISTD stands for “Best In Class”—
and AP Accreditation puts you ahead of the game.

Your reputation benefits from affiliation with the Professional Bodies (PB)/ISTD Standard through its ISTD Certified Global Professional Program and the international Certified Learning Solutions providers (CLSP). Meanwhile your employees, students, trainees and other participants of your training events get the best return on investment.

AP Accreditation also adds a branding advantage. After accreditation, ISTD supports you to announce your achievement. Permission to use the ISTD AP logo and approved ISTD statement in your marketing materials.


Accreditation strengthens your Training capabilities

With ISTD, the journey to accreditation is as valuable as the destination. Our thorough Accreditation Application Process is guided by the Professional Bodies (PB)/ISTD Standard through its ISTD Certified Global Professional Program for training and the latest best practices in adult learning.

You benefit from a comprehensive audit of your organization’s training program by a commission of professionals. At the end, you’ll have a framework for continuous improvement, from managing your training events efficiently to developing the best possible learning programs.

After achieving AP accreditation status, you join a select community of organizations that share your commitment to educational rigor, excellence and integrity. AP accreditation connects you with a network of Training peers through ISTD Exclusive activities.