For each level and specialisation of GTP certification the candidate must demonstrate they meet the prescribed competency standards, based on their chosen specialisation and the GTP Programme rules.

In addition to demonstrating fulfilment of the competency standards, once a candidate has been approved they then must submit a Continuing Professional Development Plan.

Once this is approved by GTPA the candidate may be awarded certification.

GTPA’s competency standards are developed and reviewed by the GTPA International Technical and Advisory Committee (ITAC) which comprises appropriate domain specialist experts representing global organisations and interests in a balanced and ethical manner.

How to apply


Please submit the completed form, all required documentation and supporting evidence to

Once the application has been received by GTPA it will be reviewed and further information sought if required.

Once the application is complete and accepted, GTPA will notify the applicant and the application will be further assessed through an internal audit process.

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