The Toastmasters educational program is divided into two tracks - a Communication track and a Leadership track. The tracks are not mutually exclusive. You may participate in both tracks at the same time if you wish. Toastmasters International sends every new member a set of materials within 48 hours after receiving his/her application for membership. Included in the material are manuals to get you started in both tracks: Competent Communication, Competent Leadership, Your Speaking Voice, Effective Speech Evaluation, and Gestures: Your Body Speaks.
The Communication track consists of 4 awards.
- Competent Communicator (CC)
- Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB)
- Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS)
- Advanced Communicator Gold (ACG)
The Leadership track comprises of 3 awards.
- Competent Leader (CL)
- Advanced Leader Bronze (ALB)
- Advanced Leader Silver (ALS)
Upon completion of both Communication and Leadership tracks, member will be eligible to the ultimate award of Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM).