Coast Guardsmen are earning the RBLP, RBLP-C, and RBLP-T certifications.

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

Coast Guardsmen can also use Coast Guard COOL to pay for the RBLP® series of leadership certification exams and training courses to prepare for the exams. Check with Coast Guard COOL to determine eligibility requirements.

Learn more about using the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance CG COOL Loan Program to help pay for your exam prep training and certification exam.

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.

Coast Guard 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.

Coast Guardsmen at pay grades
E4 and E5

is for middle managers.

Coast Guardsmen at pay grade
O1, O2, and E6

is for senior leaders.

Coast Guardsmen at pay grades O3 and above; W2-W4; and E7-E9

Complete the Certification Application

Contact the Authorized Training Partners below about special offers for Coast Guardsman.

Get Building and Leading Resilient Teams exam prep training.

Special Offers for Coast Guardsman
Training Partner Name
Rise Up Leadership

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

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance CG COOL Loan Program

Learn more about the Coast Guard COOL Program 

Review the Coast Guard COOL Funding FAQ

Benefits of Certification

Global Reach

Coast Guardsmen 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 Coast Guard training and experience.

Career Advancement

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

Civilian Translation

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