Army COOL has approved the RBLP, RBLP-C and RBLP-T certifications.

The Army COOL and CA programs are available to enlisted Soldiers, Warrant Officers, and Officers serving in the Regular Army, Active Guard/Reserve (AGR), U.S, Reserve (USAR), and Army National Guard (ARNG) in an active drilling status.

Check with Army COOL/CA to determine eligibility. Eligible Soldiers may receive up to $4,000 per fiscal year to cover exam prep training and certification exam costs.

Military service members can earn their leadership certification no matter where they are stationed globally.

Our certification exams are conducted online.

Our Authorized Training Partners (ATPs) also offer instructor-led online exam prep training.

Levels of Certification

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is for front-line supervisors.
Soldiers at pay grades
E4 and E5
is for middle managers.
Soldiers at pay grades
O1, O2, W1, and E6
is for senior leaders.
Soldiers at pay grades O3 and above; W2-W5; and E7-E9

Army units may use SF182 and the government charge card to pay for exam prep training and our certification exams for personnel at paygrades E4-E9 and all Officers.

Benefits of Certification

Global Reach

Soldiers stationed all over the globe can earn an RBLP leadership certification because exam prep training and the 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 Army training and experience.

Career Advancement

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

Civilian Translation

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

See what they’re saying.

Soldiers who have earned certification through RBLP have a lot to say about the program.

I would recommend this amazing leadership certification program to any professionals that are looking to build resilient teams. 

Jonathan Capellan


The Resilience-Building Leader Program is by far one of the most valuable certification programs that every Soldier should add to their professional training pathway. 

Algrish Williams


This certification has enabled me to take the leadership, team building, and resiliency skills that the military has taught me over the past 20 years and utilize them in ways that I never thought imaginable.

Greg Freeman


The RBLP-T certification program took my 20+ years of leadership experience in the US Army and gave me actionable ways to teach/help others build teams and organizations that thrive in the face of adversity and change. 

Teresa Bodnar


As I worked through my military transition, I knew I had the educational degrees and experience to feel confident in my next journey. But I also recognized that as a life-long learner, pursuing professional certifications would enhance me, both personally and professionally. 

Kanessa Trent


Attention Master Resilience Trainers!

For Soldiers that are MRT qualified, or intend to become MRT qualified, the Resilience-Building Leadership Professional 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 collective resilience.

Individual Resilience (MRT) + Collective Resilience (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

Helpful links for soldiers:  

– Use Full Credential Search to find the RBLP, RBLP-C, and RBLP-T leadership certifications.  

– Learn more about the Army COOL Program 

– Learn more about the Army Credentialing Assistance Program 

– Get answers to Soldier FAQs about Army Credentialing Assistance

– Find our Authorized Training Partners (ATPs) listed in the Army IgnitED website

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