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The Navy COOL program is available to active-duty Navy and Navy Reserve, less Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), and Voluntary Training Unit (VTU).
Check with Navy COOL to determine eligibility requirements for enlisted Sailors (E4 to E9) and Officers.
Due to budget cuts, Navy COOL funding for RBLP Certifications is exhausted until October 2022.
Certification training and exams can be purchased using unit funding and SF182.
Military service members can earn their leadership certification no matter where they are stationed globally.
Our certification exams are conducted online.
Our Authorized Education Partners (AEPs) and Authorized Training Partners (ATPs) offer instructor-led online exam prep training.
is for front-line supervisors.
Sailors at pay grades
E4 and E5
is for middle managers.
Sailors at pay grades O1, O2, W1, and E6
is for senior leaders.
Sailors at pay grades O3 and above; W2-W5; and E7 – E9
Navy 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.
Sailors who have earned certification through RBLP have a lot to say about the program.
This certification has helped me serve those I lead both as a Naval Officer and a Speaker, Coach, and Trainer.
This certification is an amazing way to translate all the leadership training service members receive, which all too often doesn’t translate to the civilian sector well.
The RBLP-T certification should be required for every new Chief Petty Officer in the Navy.
I have strongly encouraged my superiors, peers, and subordinates to consider this certification program.
I have served in leadership positions for a long time (>20 years) and I can honestly say this certification process is one of the best I have been through. It really helped me to refocus on the highly important priority of building resilient teams to create learning organizations.
Helpful links for sailors:
– Use Full Credential Search to find the RBLP, RBLP-C, and RBLP-T leadership certifications
– Learn more about the Navy COOL Program
– Review the Navy COOL Funding FAQ
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