The delivery model for this certification is determined by the approved educator, which means that there may be virtual options for completing this program. The most common model you’re likely to see is a blended approach to learning. The blended delivery model allows for various implementations to meet the needs of both the student and the educator. The primary purpose of competency-based learning is the accumulation, practice, reflection, and validation of relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities. This can be done face-to-face or via online training, partial self-study, and assessment, mentoring, coaching, or any combination thereof.