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Level 2 Leadership Competency Certification

Leadership Competency Certification is the process by which a person proves that he or she has the knowledge, experience and skills to perform the tasks required of leadership. The proof comes in the form of a certificate which is earned by meeting the requirements at each competency level.

I t is important to note that certifications are a demonstration of ability or knowledge. Leadership Competency Certification shows members and the Chain of Leadership and Management (COLM) that you are committed to professional, sound leadership and are well-trained. It gives them confidence in your abilities and knowledge. Certification makes you more valuable to the Auxiliary. Certification also opens up leadership advancement opportunities. You will have a competitive advantage over candidates without certificates.

Requirements for Level 2 Leadership Competency Certification:

  • Level 1 – Leadership Competency Certification
  • Leadership Competency – Level 2 Test
  • Auxiliary Leadership & Management School (AUXLAMS)– resident course or both Part A & Part B / or Coast Guard LAMS
  • FEMA Decision Making & Problem Solving (IS-241.series)
  • FEMA Developing & Managing Volunteers (IS-244.series)

Effective 1 February 2022 provide your IS Officer a copy of the FEMA IS-241 and FEMA IS-244 completion certificates so they can be entered into AUXDATA II. Verify with your IS Officer that all other training has been recorded in AUXDATA II as you complete the requirements. A report is sent to your DIRAUX for issuance of the Leadership Competency Certificate.

Effective 7 July 2023, the National Fire Academy Supervision (Q0426) is no longer a required course for Leaders Competency Level 2.