Distinguish yourself with a LEED Green Associate credential!
Passing the Green Associate exam will allow you to market your knowledge of the preeminent standards in the green building industry, and it is the first step in becoming a LEED Professional.
The LEED Green Associate credential is designed for professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise in non-technical fields of practice. This credential attests to basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations.
USGBC-Missouri Gateway’s two full-day (16 hours total) LEED Green Associate Exam Prep course is designed to prepare participants for the LEED Green Associate exam. Skilled instructors will provide an introduction to LEED, discuss methods of sustainable project delivery and green building principals, and offer test taking tips.
Subject areas covered include:
· Introduction and Core Concepts
· Sustainable Sites
· Water Efficiency
· Energy and Atmosphere
· Materials and Resources
· Indoor Environmental Quality
· Test Taking Tips
· Practice Exam
WHEN Friday, December 7 and Monday, December 10, 2012
8:30am-5:00pm both days
Please arrive and check in between 8:00 - 8:30am
for Science Education,
4651 Shaw Blvd.,
FEE $200.00 for USGBC-Missouri Gateway Members
$250.00 for Non-members
*Textbooks costs are NOT included in course fee
*Course fee includes continental breakfast and lunch
1) Green Building and LEED Core Concepts 2nd Edition, USGBC
2) USGBC LEED Green Associate Study Guide, USGBC
Both of which may be purchased on the USGBC Publications page of the USGBC website.
3) LEED Green Associate Candidate Handbook (free download) and references outlined on page 12 of the handbook.
PREREQUISITES Students must read and understand the steps needed to enroll for and take the exam, including meeting exam eligibility requirements. The instructors will only address this as a broad overview. Students will receive a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course which may be submitted to meet eligibility requirements for the LEED Green Associate exam.
Click on the "Register" button on the left side of this page.
Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.
Jaime Kelley, LEED AP is an environmental engineer with over 15 years of experience in sustainable urban planning and project management. She is a strategic, innovative thinker who brings sustainable development and design expertise to the implementation and management of both small and large projects. Jaime offers experience in energy efficiency and renewable energy applications through her past leadership on several LEED-registered buildings.
Lois Sechrist, LEED AP ID+C works in the field of sustainability at Ascension Health. She previously ran an independent sustainability consulting business and has over 25 years of experience in interior architecture and project management. Lois was the project manager for two LEED-certified projects, has served on the USGBC-Missouri Gateway Green Schools Subcommittee and is chair of the University City Green Practices Commission.
PLEASE NOTE This course does not guarantee students will pass the LEED Green Associate exam. Additional time outside of class will be required for reading the required textbooks. Registering and taking the LEED Green Associate exam, and any associated costs, are not included in this course.
This course prepares participants for the Green Associate credentialing exam as well as the first part of the LEED AP Specialty credential. The Specialty exams are comprised of two parts: Green Associate & the Specialty.
QUESTIONS? Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff by email or phone (314) 577-0225.
This program is supported in part by the
St. Louis Jefferson Solid Waste Management District
and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources
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