Exam Prep

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Crash Course

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Charlie Cichetti

WELL AP, WELL Faculty | LEED AP BD+C, ID+C O+M, Homes, ND


LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Crash Course

4 Hours of Expert LEED Instruction

Life is busy. We know that. Therefore, GBES has developed a 4-hour “crash course” on what you need to know to pass the LEED Green Associate professional credential exam. Led by a true LEED expert, Charlie will show you how to pass this exam the first time.

The crash course is organized into 9 short videos that you can stream on any device.

The easy-to-follow videos cover fundamental LEED terminology that drills the essential vocabulary into your memory.

**if you feel like you need a more in-depth / overview course, please look at our 9-hour LEED fundamentals course as part of our On Demand Webinar or LEED GA Platinum Pack.

How to Use GBES' On-Demand Online Crash Course

LEED GA Exam Prep Crash Course Outline

These topics follow the exam outline from the LEED Green Associate Candidate Handbook, and mirror the content of the actual LEED exam.

  • LEED Process
  • Integrative Strategies
  • Location and Transportation
  • Sustainable Sites
  • Water Efficiency
  • Energy and Atmosphere
  • Materials and Resources
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Project Surroundings and Public Outreach

LEED GA Exam Prep Learning Objectives

  • What do you need to study and what is too detailed for this Tier 1 LEED credential exam
  • Know what fits into each core LEED category
  • Understand the difference between designing + building green (LEED BD+C) versus operating green day to day (LEED O+M)
  • Walk-through on each key concept within LEED Rating System
  • How to register for the exam, additional study tips (some people learn best by reading, others by listening, etc.), and what to expect on your exam day
  • Understand the level of difficulty for the LEED Green Associate exam and your studies (hint: lots of vocabulary and where does this green building concept fit into the LEED rating system)