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Requirements

Certification Requirements

There are three (3) progressive levels of 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 five (5) years of full-time leadership experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus three (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 five (5) years of leadership experience requirement.
  • U.S. Military personnel and veterans at paygrades O1, O2, W1, 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 fifteen (15) years of full-time leadership.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus twelve (12) years of full-time leadership experience.
  • Graduate degree plus nine (9) 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 fifteen (15) years of leadership experience requirement.
  • U.S. Military personnel and veterans at paygrades O3, 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 twenty-five (25) years of full-time leadership.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus twenty (20) years of full-time leadership experience.
  • Graduate degree plus fifteen (15) 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 twenty-five (25) years of leadership experience requirement.
  • U.S. Military personnel and veterans at paygrades O4, O5, W3, W4, W5, E8, and E9.

Recertification Requirements

Maintenance of an RBLP certification requires recertification every three (3) years.

Recertification at the same level

  • Submit a recertification 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 recertification fee of 25% of the applicable certification exam cost at the time of recertification.

Recertification at the next higher level

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