Leading Others

Training Requirement

Leading Others meets the supervisory and management training requirements outlined in Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 357-34-055 through 357-34-090. Registration begins in Fall 2024. As outlined by WAC 357-34-065, it covers:

Leading Others Part 1: Prerequisites

Eleven e-learning prerequisites with a total of 4.30 hours.

  • WA State Preventing Workplace Violence for Supervisors (30 min)
  • WA State Reasonable Accommodations for Supervisors (30 min)
  • WA State The Hiring Process: Module I- Recruitment (25 min)
  • WA State The Hiring Process: Module II- Interviewing (40 min)
  • WA State Family Medical Leave Act for Supervisors (20 min)
  • WA State Civil Service Rules & Labor Relations (20 min)
  • WA State Pay, Leave & Time (20 min)
  • WA State Resolving Performance Issues (20 min)
  • WA State Performance Plans & Reviews (25 min)
  • WA State Unlawful Employment Discrimination (20 min)
  • WA State Paid Family and Medical Leave (30 min)

Leading Others Part 2:

Six three-hour instructor-led modules totaling 18 hours and an additional 1.30 hours of pre-work.


Agency training managers may request accommodations from the Learning Center helpdesk at DESITSupport4U@des.wa.gov.


Each agency has their own requirements and expectations around requesting training. Learners should begin by speaking to their direct supervisor. Once they have received approval, they will begin by completing Leading Others Part 1. Once they have completed part 1, they can register for Leading Others Part 2.

More information

State employees should direct questions about this training or other required training to their supervisor or agency training manager. Training managers with questions should contact the leadership development team.

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