Professional Development

Civil Air Patrol Professional Development
Provides leadership, management, and ethics guidance to the senior members of the Civil Air Patrol.

Welcome New CAP Senior Member!


To help you get started we have provided this New Senior Member Kit...simply click on each link below.

Member Kit Booklet

Great Start Booklet

Respect on Display Pamphlet


Senior Member Professional Development Path

The CAP Senior Member Professional Development Program helps prepare members to serve their units, communities and nation, and focuses on leadership, management and functional skills.

All senior members begin with and must complete the Level 1 requirements.  The squadron commander or professional development officer will guide you along the way.  Click on the Level to see the specific requirements.

Level I - Orientation

Level II - Technical Training

Level III - Management

Level IV - Command and Staff

Level V - Executive

CAP University

In addition, at the CAP University webpage, you will find other on-line courses and exams, as well as, leadership tools and other professional development resources.