The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument is administered by trained professionals all over the world and is the most widely used personality assessment of its kind. It is based on well-researched and validated personality theory with proven applications in a variety of fields, including:
Personal coaching for executives and managers
Leadership development and team building
Counseling for individuals and families
Co-founded in 1975 by Isabel Briggs Myers, author of the MBTI® assessment, CAPT has over 30 years of experience in both certification and advanced MBTI® training.
The CAPT MBTI® Certification Program is designed to equip you with the essential information and experience you need to begin using the MBTI® assessments. Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to purchase and administer both MBTI® Step I™ and Step II™ assessments.
Daily Schedule 8:00am–5:00pm, 8:00am–4:00pm last day.
The four–day course curriculum includes:
An overview of the theory of psychological type
Exploration of the four dichotomous scales that result in the 16 personality types
Common applications of the MBTI instrument when working with both individuals and organizations
A skill-building session for giving basic type feedback
Experiential exercises to reinforce participant learning
Discussions of the ethical use of the Indicator
A comprehensive notebook of program materials, including a DVD ROM for introductory presentations
Books required for the course (shipped at the time of registration) – MBTI® Manual, 3rd Edition; Introduction to Type, 6th Edition; MBTI® Step II Manual; MBTI® Step II User's Guide; Understanding Your Step II Results; and the MBTI® Step I™ and Step II™ Feedback Sessions DVD
Free standard shipping, in the USA, of program materials and books with at least two weeks advanced registration.
An electronic certificate of completion
Before attending the program:
You will complete approximately 6 hours of pre-work that includes online assessments
Who Should Attend
Human Resource (HR) professionals, consultants, educators (K thru higher education), counselors, therapists, social workers, psychologists, school psychologists, coaches, training and organizational development specialists, career counselors, clergy, managers, and anyone working toward personal, peer, or employee development.
Schedule & Registration
To register by mail or FAX: download the registration form and FAX to 800.723.6284 (352.378.0503). Mailed or faxed registrations for the MBTI® Certification Program must be received in the CAPT office 14 business days prior to the start of the program.
Daily Schedule 8:00am–5:00pm, 8:00am–4:00pm the last day.
The Basics of Type
A Model for Introducing Type to a Team
Creating an Analyzing a Team Type Table
Setup for Interpreting MBTI Results on Day 2
Living Type Table Activity for Teams
Tips and Resources for Using the MBTI Instrument with Teams
Exam for Learning Module One
Using the MBTI® Form M Self-scorable
Practice Administration and Scoring
Interpretation Guidelines and Guidance
The Meaning of MBTI Results
Exam for Learning Module Two
MBTI Construction, Reliability, and Validity
Contracting and Ethics
Exam for Learning Module Three
The Eight Dominant Functions
Type and Stress
Using Type for Leadership Development
Exam for Learning Module Four
Introduction to Step II
Interpreting Step II Report
Exam for Learning Module Five
In the event you do not pass the exams, an essay retake exam
will be sent to you.
You may reschedule one time only at no additional charge, but you must notify the CAPT Training
Department in writing 14 business days prior to the start of the program, providing the registration has
been paid in full. If the registration has not been paid in full, then full payment is required before a date
transfer can be made.
If you reschedule after the 14-day cutoff or have subsequent transfers, a fee of $100 will be due
immediately for each instance. Reschedule notification without a new date given will be held as pending for up to one year before tuition will be forfeited.
Cancellations must be received in writing 7 business days prior to the start of the program, and are subject
to a $450 administrative fee. (For one or two-day programs, the cancellation fee is $100.)
Cancellations after the 7-day cutoff and no-shows will forfeit 50% of the tuition. Materials are not
CAPT is not responsible for any travel expenses that may occur when you reschedule a registration.
In the event that CAPT must cancel a class we will give you as much advance notice as possible. CAPT will make every effort to accommodate your needs and rebook you in a different class. CAPT is not responsible for any travel expenses that may occur from the cancellation of a scheduled class.
Tuition is subject to change without notice.
To be recognized by the publisher (CPP, Inc.) as being eligible to administer and use the MBTI instrument without attending a licensed certification program, you must hold a Masters degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Counseling, or related field. For a complete list of areas of study, see the CAPT Statement of Professional Qualifications Form.
CAPT's MBTI® Certification Program is presented with the approval of CPP, Inc., the exclusive publisher of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instrument.
The Fairfax, VA facility is exempt from some of the American Disability Act requirements. Please contact a CAPT customer service representative at 800.777.2278 for more information.