Office of Leadership (CG-128)

Courses : Office of Leadership (CG-128)

Important Announcement:

Click here to view the General Waiver to meet the advancement requirement for those members remaining above the E-7 cutoff from the 19 May SWE, who have not yet attended the Chief Petty Officer Academy


Due to COVID-19, the following courses have been postponed or canceled and may be rescheduled at a later date:


Chief Petty Officer Academy sessions 264, 363 and Reserve session 53 -  CANCELED

Command Assignment Preparatory Training (CAPT-T), April 6- April 10, 2020, New London, CT -  RESCHEDULED to 06/29/20 - 07/03/20 via Facilitated Online Training *Click here for additional course delivery information*

Leadership and Management School (LAMS) sessions - CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Midgrade Officer and Civilian Training Course 1 (MOCTC-1), July 27- November 15, 2020, Base Alameda, CA, online pre/post-resident portion - CANCELED

Midgrade Officer and Civilian Training Course 2 (MOCTC-2), July 6- December 6, 2020, online pre/post-resident portion and CG HQ resident portion - CANCELED

Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) - Emergence Leader Program - The application period is closed and will reopen in January 2021.  (Due April 8, 2021 at Noon ET).

Team Leader Facilitator Training (TLFAC) - Due to COVID-19, all TLFAC convenings are on hold until further notice. 

Additional COVID-19/Readiness Resources:


FORCECOM ETQC Homepage (CAC Card Required)

FORCECOM ETQC: Readiness Activities (CAC Card Required)




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Note: NAF employees interested in attending leadership courses or programs should email completed packages no later than one week prior the due date to Ms. Victoria Council, or 757-842-4790. Ms. Council will review and forward all qualified packages that will benefit the unit/command they are affiliated with to COMDT CG-128 to compete within the panel selection process. Non qualified packages will be returned by Ms. Council.

Continued Development

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Information pertaining to Executive Development may be found on the Executive Development Portal on CG Portal. If you are a Flag or SES and require access, please contact  CWO Nicole McKenzie (

Please be advised this site is monitored and can only be accessed by Coast Guard Flags and SESs.

Additional Information

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(Accessible through Coast Guard workstations only)
Free e-learning courses are available through SkillPort. The catalog has expanded to include leadership, management, personal development, communication, and many other topics. To access the site click on "SkillPort" then "Catalog"; for the leadership series based on the 28 Coast Guard Leadership Competencies click on "ULDP". To learn more about SkillPort and how to navigate the website, use the Skillsoft Online KnowledgeBase for Skillport 8.0. It includes overviews, instructions, and tutorials for this version of Skillport.

Also available on SkillPort, Books 24x7, one of the largest online book resources offering unobstructed access to the complete unabridged contents of thousands of the latest and best business and technology books. To access click on "Training & Education" then "SkillPort" then "Books 24x7".
All applicants MUST use Coast Guard application procedures unless noted otherwise.  Applicants that are not selected through the Coast Guard procedures will not be funded through CG-128.  Courses are budget dependent each fiscal year.