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Requirements

Certification Requirements

There are three (3) progressive levels of RBLP™ certification. Leader experience, education, and demonstrated competence is required for each 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 leadership experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus (3) years of full-time leadership experience.
  • Applicable professional development training and other professional certifications may be considered as mitigation for up to 40% of the (5) years of leadership experience requirement.
  • 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 leadership.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus (6) years of full-time leadership experience.
  • Graduate degree plus (4) years of full-time leadership experience.
  • Applicable professional development training and other professional certifications may be considered as mitigation for up to 40% of the (10) years of leadership experience requirement.
  • 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 leadership.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus (12) years of full-time leadership experience.
  • Graduate degree plus (8) years of full-time leadership experience.
  • Applicable professional development training and other professional certifications may be considered as mitigation for up to 40% of the (20) years of leadership experience requirement.
  • U.S. Military personnel and veterans at paygrades O3 and above, W3 and above, E8 and above.

Re-certification Requirements

Maintenance of an RBLP™ certification requires re-certification every three (3) years.

Re-certification at the same level

  • Submit a re-certification application.
  • Submit documentation for thirty-six (36) hours of leadership training/education provided by an employer, the Resilience-Building Leader Program™, or another reputable training/education organization over the previous three (3) years.
  • Pay a re-certification fee of 25% of the applicable certification exam cost at the time of re-certification.

Re-certification at the next higher level

  • Submit a re-certification application.
  • Pass the applicable oral exam.
  • Pay a re-certification fee of 80% of the applicable certification exam cost at the time of re-certification.