About the course
n the face of the growing demands of urban population growth, sustainable design and green building practices have increasingly taken center stage. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED®, is the most widely used green building system in the world. Obtaining a LEED® professional credential signals that an individual is a leader in environmentally friendly and sustainable design.
This self-paced, online program is ideal for those new to green building, as well as product manufacturers, real estate professionals, and contractors. It introduces key concepts and terms to prepare learners to earn their LEED® Green Associate v4™ accreditation. The certificate program is divided into modules that explain the LEED® process, LEED® certification, and the knowledge domains associated with the seven LEED® rating systems, in a simple and straightforward way that can be quickly and easily understood.
Curriculum & Course Details
Upon completion of this certificate, students should be able to do the following:
- Understand the structure and requirements of the LEED® Green Associate™ Exam
- Explain and apply the key concepts found in the LEED® rating systems
- Differentiate green building practices and their associated environmental, economic, and social benefits.
- Begin your preparation to earn your LEED® Green Associate™ accreditation with confidence The Certificate is divided into nine sections:
- Introduction to LEED® Process
- U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) & LEED®
- Location & Transportation
- Sustainable Sites
- Water Efficiency Energy & Atmosphere
- Materials & Resources
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- Innovation (IN) & Regional Priority It is recommended that students complete the above sections in sequential order, but students are able to access all sections at any time. Throughout the course, comprehension and understanding of important topics will be tested through challenging exercises and interactive games. Quizzes and tests will also be employed to ensure that learners have a clear grasp of the critical details they'll need to know as LEED® Green Associates.
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.