What does it mean to be a 'Professional'?


There are 3 implicit requirements of all 'Professionals'....

- a period of initial study leading to a formal Qualification

- an ongoing commitment to Continuing Professional Development

- a commitment to a Code of Professional Conduct

Read more about this in the
TAP Accreditation booklet
for L&D Professionals



 Nick Mitchell's view 
CEO, The Training Foundation

The objective behind the TAP Programme


...enabling the 'professionalising'
of Learning & Development

The 2014 CIPD L&D Survey, in its foreword, observed; 

"Our findings suggest that learning and development
functions are increasingly professionalising their approach"


L&D Professionals are identified by their

TAP Qualifications and  Accreditation

Professional L&D functions can be recognised as

Accredited TAP Partners 



TAP's first 15 years -
a long and winding road!

1998 - 2013 


Recognition for L&D Professionals...

It takes much effort and commitment to achieve a TAP Diploma and qualify as a TAP-Accredited L&D Professional

This is recognised by an Accreditation badge, and also permits use of the TAP.dip post-nominal letters

Thousands of trainers across all sectors have achieved or are
working towards one of the



Frances Day TAP.dip
John Hill TAP.dip
Louise Talbot TAP.dip
Neil Anderson TAP.dip
Debbie Mann TAP.dip 
tc etc etc etc etc... 

will you join them?

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