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Frequently Asked Questions Training

What are the rules for the LEAD Certificate Program?

1. LEAD Certificates are issued for a specific level of leadership.
2. For a given level, you must complete the required number of courses. 
3. The last of the 5 courses must be completed within 3 years of the start date of the first courses taken.
4. It is recommended, but not required, to complete the Assessment and Core courses first, before taking the Policy and Skill categories.
5. You may earn a LEAD Certificate for a level of leadership, even if you are not at that level, but we strongly recommend checking with your training manager to check whether your agency has any specific rules regarding taking courses for a higher level than your current position.

Click here for more information: LEAD certificate 

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