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Intermediate Leader Development Course (ILDC)

Last updated: 18 Apr 2023

The Intermediate Leader Development Course (ILDC) prepares petty officers second class for increased leadership responsibilities in support of the Chief of Naval Operations Navy Leader Development Framework. This course is designed to give the learner a more in-depth knowledge to self-awareness, the naval profession, and naval leadership and ethical decision making. The curriculum is very closely linked to the Navy core values and challenges the learners to align their personal values to these values.

Course Identification Number (CIN)
Enrollment Information

For in-person or virtual class at either NLEC San Diego or NLEC Dam Neck: 
• Use CANTRAC (CAC login required) to view class schedules. (
• Contact your training officer or training department to enroll using ENTRS (CAC login required). (
• Be sure to select your email certificate when accessing the sites.

For Fleet-facilitated courses
• Register through the Flank Speed ELD SharePoint site (CAC login required):
• Click on “Course Documentation” for ELD Student Registration Guide
• Click on “Attend Course” and select desired course to attend in your area
• Click on “Host/Manage Course” if you need to host or manage courses

Course Material

Course material is currently available on MyNavy Portal (CAC login required): under "Professional Development" > "Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS)."  In the dropdown, go to the bottom of the menu and select ELD Courses.

Sample Schedule

Day 1: HONOR
Welcome and Introduction
Know Your Role
1.1 RA&A
1.2 Ethics Foundation
Know Yourself
1.3 Self-awareness Primer22
1.4 Self-awareness
1.5 Wrap-up

2.0 Start-up
Managing Self
2.1 Behavioral Ethics and Decision-making
2.2 Destructive Behaviors and Moral Courage
2.3 Navigating Stress and Building Toughness
Leading Others
2.4 Operationalizing Leader Development
2.5 Communication and Feedback
2.6 Wrap-up

3.0 Start-up
Build Winning Teams
3.1 Climate of Inclusion
3.2 Heritage Brief
3.3 Putting It All Together
3.4 Wrap-up

Point of Contact
Enlisted Leader Development

NLEC Dam Neck
408 Tartar Ave
BLDG 502
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

NLEC San Diego
3975 Norman Scott Rd
BLDG 3290
San Diego, CA 92136

Naval Leadership and Ethics Center
NLEC Dam Neck (757) 492-7759; NLEC San Diego (619) 556-8341

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