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There are several ways to participate in the ILDP:

  • as a Guest
  • as an Affiliate
  • as an Associated Organisation
  • as a Certified L&D Professional (CLDP)
  • as an International L&D Professional (ILDP)

Available now

ILDP Guest
Feel free to browse our site, subscribe to our e-newsletter L&D news and contact ILDP.

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ILDP Affiliate
If you have one or more years experience in any role in the learning and development field, including as a tertiary student, you are welcome to join ILDP as an Affiliate.


  • receive mailings and L&D news
  • get first news of projects and jobs 
  • display you profile online
  • access our Affiliate contact list
  • participate in focus groups
  • access online forums.

How to join
Annual fee: AUD$75.00 including GST
($50.00 inc GST if you are a member of an associated organisation see below).

View our terms and conditions

View the guides to the 3 steps in joining:
Step 1: Make your payment
Step 2: Register as an Affiliate
Step 3: Activate your account
Join online now

ILDP Associated Organisation

Current Associated Organisations

  • VISTA, the Association of VET Professionals
  • ISPI Melbourne
  • Sydney South Western Area Health Service
  • Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service

We invite organisations with an interest and involvement in learning and development to become Assocated Organisations by exchanging a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ILDP.


  • savings on ILDP joining fees for your members
  • your logo and website displayed on this site
  • option for your news items to be included in L&D news.

Download the MOU template

To apply: complete the MOU, sign and fax it to ILDP at 02 8920 2261.

Once confirmed, we will add your organisation to the discount option for online registration for your members, contact you to arrange website links and forward a co-signed copy of the MOU for you files.

For any queries or further information about becoming an Associated Organisation, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Coming soon

Certified L&D Professional (CLDP)
applications open 2008 

Recognising excellence

If you have at least three years' experience and relevant qualifications in L&D, you can apply to become a Certified Learning & Development Professional (CLDP).

ILDP certification is competency-based and will measure your expertise, mastery of job knowledge and capability. You will need to submit authenticated evidence of your knowledge and successful performance against the ILDP's standards in a selection of your recent L&D projects or positions. An independent panel will assess applications.

Benefits of certification

  • add CLDP after your name in business correspondence
  • post your picture and bio on the ILDP site 
  • vote for the ILDP Board 
  • nominate for ILDP Board 
  • receive discounts for ILDP events 
  • receive support for publishing your materials.

How to apply (available 2008)

There will be a one-off application fee to cover the cost of the assessment process.
Full application details with criteria, templates and guides will be available for download soon from this site.

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International L&D Professional (ILDP)
nominations 2008

ILDP certification will be awarded to those who meet the criteria for the new ISO standard being designed for the field of learning, education and training to support individuals, groups and organisations.

In 2008 ILDP will announce the nomination process for this special category of membership to recognise leaders and innovators in learning and development.

Nominations will be evaluated by the ILDP Board. 

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