ABRT Practitioner Certification

ABRT Professional Practice Certificate – become a Restructuring & Turnaround Practitioner RTP® (CPD)

The ABRT Professional Practice Certificate stands as a beacon of professional achievement, marking the transition of ABRT Executives to the esteemed status of Restructuring & Turnaround Practitioner (RTP®). This certification embodies a commitment to the highest standards of ethical practice, continuous professional development (CPD), and excellence within the restructuring and turnaround profession.

Achievement of the RTP® designation signifies a professional’s in-depth knowledge, practical application skills, and adherence to the ABRT Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Standards (PPS). It is a testament to their dedication to maintaining the integrity and advancement of the profession.

Elevation to RTP®: Excellence in Practice

To qualify for RTP® status, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Completion of ABRT Executive Certification: This foundational step ensures mastery over core principles of restructuring and turnaround.
  • ABRT Professional Practice Certification: This involves rigorous training that goes beyond theory to include the practical application of skills and a deep understanding of ethical practices and professional standards.

RTP® status enables professionals to distinguish themselves as independent consultants or firm owners, committed to upholding the ABRT’s stringent ethical codes and professional standards.

Commitments of an RTP® Member

RTP® members are obliged to uphold the highest standards of the profession through:

  • Professional Indemnity Insurance: Maintaining appropriate coverage to safeguard professional practice.
  • Ongoing Professional Development: Engaging in continuous learning to stay at the forefront of industry developments and best practices.
  • Annual Verification: Demonstrating their continuous adherence to being ‘fit and proper’ persons, maintaining requisite CPD, and holding necessary indemnity insurance.
  • Professional Practice Quality Assurance Reviews: Subjecting themselves to periodic evaluations to ensure compliance with the highest standards of professional practice.

Public Practice Certificate Requirement

A cornerstone of RTP® accreditation is the possession of a public practice certificate within a limited liability scheme approved by the Professional Standards Council, aligning with qualifications held by esteemed professionals such as accountants and lawyers. The ABRT is committed to finalizing its application with the Professional Standards Council to further solidify this standard.

Joining the ABRT: A Commitment to Excellence

Attaining RTP® status is not just an achievement; it represents a commitment to excellence, ethical practice, and the continual improvement of the restructuring and turnaround profession. ABRT members play a crucial role in resolving financial distress, preserving jobs, and fostering economic regeneration.