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Requirements

Certification Requirements

There are three (3) progressive levels of RBLP™ certification.

Resilience-Building Leadership Professional™ (RBLP™)
RBLP™ certification is for front-line supervisors that meet identified standards of competence for building resilient teams. RBLP™ applicants must meet one of the education and experience requirements below.

  • High school diploma or global equivalency plus (5) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • Associate’s degree plus (4) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • Bachelor’s degree plus (3) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • U.S. Military personnel and veterans at paygrades E4 and E5.

Resilience-Building Leadership Professional™ Coach (RBLP-C™)
RBLP-C™ certification is for middle managers that meet identified standards of competence for building resilient teams and facilitating team learning. RBLP-C™ applicants must meet one of the education and experience requirements below.

  • High school diploma or global equivalency plus (10) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership; or
  • Associate’s degree plus (8) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • Bachelor’s degree plus (6) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • Graduate degree plus (4) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • U.S. Military personnel and veterans at paygrades O1, O2, W1, W2, E6, and E7.

Resilience-Building Leadership Professional™ Trainer (RBLP-T™)
RBLP-T™ certification is for senior leaders that meet identified standards of competence for building resilient teams, facilitating team learning, and supporting organizational learning. RBLP-T™ applicants must meet one of the education and experience requirement below.

  • High school diploma or global equivalency plus (20) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership; or
  • Associate’s degree plus (16) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • Bachelor’s degree plus (12) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • Graduate degree plus (8) years of full-time direct and/or shared leadership experience; or
  • U.S. Military personnel and veterans at paygrades O3 and above, W3 and above, E8 and above.

Note: Applicable leadership training may be considered as mitigation for up to 20% of the leadership experience requirement for each certification.

Recertification Requirements

Maintenance of the RBLP, RBLP-C, and RBLP-T certifications requires recertification every three (3) years.

Recertification at the same level

  • Submit a recertification application.
  • Pay the applicable recertification fee (currently $195). This cost includes the required recertification course.
  • Schedule and attend the required RBLP, RBLP-C or RBLP-T recertification course (conducted via video conference).