International Society for Trainers & Developers

What is ISTD?

Learning Programs guided by international standards that are recognized by academia and industry to be an enhancement for employability, is a common need shared by training organizations and industries across the globe.

ISTD - The International Society for Trainers and Developers is a professional worldwide Association, created as a result of close cooperation and a merger of its member’s wide experience and knowledge in the business profession. Professionals in the field of training and the development of human resource have joined efforts with Industry experts to establish this society.

Using the Professional Bodies (PB) Standards and extensive research on adult education and learning process by a pool of experts, Today, ISTD is able to help companies, associations, government agencies and training providers, develop a better more effective framework for continuous improvement and delivery of a superior learning experience by the use of the ISTD Learning Credit (ISTD LC).


ISTD’s mission is to provide and facilitate Training Material and Learning Programs to enhance Training through blending Academic Material with Real Work Experience to answer for industry needs.

The Advantage

With the ISTD Accreditation, an (LC) Provider tells the International Community of Trainers and Human Resource Developers that it is committed to best practices in Training and that it has successfully mastered ISTD’s rigorous Approved Provider Accreditation Process.

ISTD supports Individual Trainers and Training Organizations pursuing accreditation, under the ISTD Approved Provider Designation.