Develop your professional and leadership skills through one of our certificate series! PDS offers four certificate programs: the TDC, ATDC, LCBDC, and MDC. 

PDS Certificate Series

See upcoming class dates in the FY24 Certificates At-A-Glance!

Certificate process

  1. Enroll in each class of the series on the LMS per your availability
  2. Track course completions on the tracking sheet
  3. Once complete, have your supervisor verify and sign off on your tracking sheet
  4. Send the signed tracking sheet to your agency's Training Liaison

PDS will take it from here! You will receive your certificate signed by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, DAS director, and your department's director.

Special notes

  • All course work for a series must be completed within a (5) five-year period.
  • Courses may be taken in any order.

Past certificate series

The PDC, APDC, LDC, and ALDC are no longer being offered after July 1, 2020. If you began one of these series prior to this date, your certificate will be honored as long as all course work is completed within the 5-year period.