SILA Foundation Certification

The SILA Foundation Certification Education Program is a crucial component of the SILA Professional Development and Designation program. It offers essential product-specific certification courses necessary for obtaining the SILA Foundation Certification, along with two additional advanced levels of education.

Each learning track offers students an educational progression advancing from the basic courses in the Certified Level through intermediate courses of the Advanced Level to more advanced courses of the Professional Level. Courses offered at each level will appropriately reflect a student’s advancement along an established learning continuum.

SILA Foundation Certification Tracks


The requirements at each level provide a way to continue your education.

Certified Advanced Professional

Required Courses

Product Line Specific Introductory Courses Courses focusing on Product Coverages Courses dealing with the application of coverages, more advanced line specific concepts and functional processes

No. of Courses (#)

2 Courses 2 Courses 2 Courses

Elective Courses

Courses focusing on basic skill-building designed to enhance job satisfaction and workplace performance Basic Leadership and participatory skill courses Managerial skill courses

No of Courses (#)

1 Course 1 Course 1 Course