Airmen are earning RBLP, RBLP-C, and RBLP-T certifications.

Airmen can earn a leadership certification online no matter where they are stationed globally.

Airmen can also use Air Force COOL and Credentialing Assistance (CA) to pay for the RBLP® series of leadership certification exams and exam prep training at approved vendors. Check with Air Force COOL/CA to determine eligibility requirements.

Air Force Approved Training Vendors

Air Force COOL/CA Links


Benefits of Certification

Eligible active-duty military and veterans can also use GI Bill® benefits to pay for the Resilience-Building Leadership Professional® (RBLP®) series of certification exams. Visit our FAQ page and the VA website for more information.

Air Force units may use SF182 and the government charge card to pay for exam prep training and our certification exams for groups. Please visit our FAQ page for more information.

Levels of Certification

is for front-line supervisors.

Airmen at pay grades E4 and E5

is for middle managers.

Airmen at pay grades O1, O2, and E6

is for senior leaders.

Airmen at pay grades O3 and above; and E7-E9

Complete the Certification Application

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Air Force Approved Training Vendors

Get Building and Leading Resilient Teams exam prep training.

Air Force Approved Training Vendors
Training Partner Name
Courageous Leadership Alliance
Altitude Career Skills Institute
Elite 9 Veteran Talent Acquisition Services
Georgia Southern University
Creative Solutions A2Z
Lifelong Development
Elevate Leadership Solutions
People Always Mindset
Resilient Leadership Solutions

If you are using Air Force COOL/CA to fund your certification, you will need to request a quote from RBLP® for the exam fee. You will also need a separate price quote for the cost of training. You will find approved exam prep training providers on the Air Force COOL/CA website.

Learn more about the Air Force COOL Program 

Get answers to Airmen FAQs about Air Force Credentialing Assistance

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Attention Master Resilience Trainers!

For Airmen that are MRT qualified, or intend to become MRT qualified, the Resilience-Building Leadership Professional® (RBLP®) certifications are an excellent complement to your MRT training.

The Master Resilience Training Course focuses on the critical characteristics of individual resilience.

The RBLP leadership certifications focus on the leader skills required to build and lead resilient teams.

Resilient Airmen (MRT) + Resilient Teams (RBLP)

MRT Course Competencies

• Self-regulation
• Optimism
• Mental agility
• Strengths of character
• Connection

RBLP Certification Competencies

• Create a positive climate
• Develop cohesion
• Provide purpose
• Facilitate team learning
• Support organizational learning

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Benefits of Certification

Global Reach

Airmen stationed all over the globe can earn an RBLP leadership certification because exam prep training and certification exams are conducted virtually by video conference.

Range of Experience

No matter where you are in your military career, you may benefit from getting a credential that is related to your Air Force training and experience.

Career Advancement

Earning a civilian credential may improve your prospects for assignments and promotion while you’re still in the Air Force. An RBLP leadership certification can be added to your official military record.

Civilian Translation

Credentialing can help translate your Air Force training, education, and experience into something that civilian employers recognize.