The responsibilities of an Approved Provider are to:
- gain approval for relevant training and education courses under the GTP Programme rules
- provide training and education services
- comply with the GTP Programme rules and notify GTPA on the delivery of approved courses, participants, graduates, and student feedback both positive and negative
- ensure training and educational services are undertaken in a professional and impartial manner including the use of competent staff and ensuring that the services are not promoted in any way that creates a conflict of interest, raises false expectations, or has a detrimental impact on the necessary separation and impartiality of any subsequent certification activity
- ensure course are continually reviewed to meet the GTP Programme or certification requirements
- maintain finances, reserves and insurances to ensure the ongoing delivery of training and education services and cover liabilities arising from their administration and operation as a GTPA Approved Education Provider
- manage information and communications, provide notices and maintain confidentiality in accordance with the GTP Programme rules.
Organisations that provide educational and continuing professional development courses and wish those courses to be recognised by GTPA should apply to become a GTPA Approved Education Provider.
Once the Applicant has read and understood the documentation and wishes to continue with this application they should complete an Approved Provider
Application Form that can be downloaded clicking the button below or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit the completed form, all required documentation and supporting evidence.
Once the application has been received by GTPA it will be reviewed and GTPA may ask questions and seek further information.
Once the application is fully completed and accepted, GTPA will notify you and the application will be further assessed through an internal audit process.
Our goal is to bring people together to:
- build professional capabilities in trade
- elevate the profile of trade
- advocate the benefits and opportunities of trade
- facilitate networking
- improve the performance and success of companies in global trade
- boost the efficiency of trade processes.
Featured GTPA Member
Ziyaad Ebrahim, GTP
Ziyaad has close to fifteen years of experience in international trade and development.He joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) after serving 12 years in various positions within the Government of Seychelles, where he comes from.
During his time in the Government of Seychelles, he was directly involved in trade, investment and general economic policy formulation and implementation.He also has experience on WTO accession and was involved in FTA negotiations with the European Union and within the Eastern and Southern African region. He has also worked with international organisations such as the IMF, World Bank and the African Development Bank on Structural Adjustment Programmes, private sector and MSME development initiatives including gender empowerment projects.
In his current role with the WTO, he coordinates the work of the WTO LDC Group in the ongoing trade negotiations.He also monitors and assists LDC participation in specific areas of the negotiations which include Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT), fisheries subsidies, trade facilitation and LDC accession negotiations.
He is fluent in English and has working knowledge of French.
Ziyaad was one of the first people globally to be certified as a Global Trade Professional in the area of Trade Management.