LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation

LEED Green Associate

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Course Hours: 
90
Price: 
$450.00
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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This Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate exam prep course provides a solid background in green building principles and practices in preparation for the LEED Green Associate credentialing exam. Information on exam policies and procedures, tips for effective studying, and an overview of the LEED credentialing process is also discussed. The LEED Green Associate credential demonstrates basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations and is used to enhance any number of careers. Students will learn strategies for securing sustainable sites and building materials, forming efficient water and energy systems, combining utility, comfort and quality, reducing waste, and creating innovative designs.  

Prerequisite(s): LEED Green Associate Training 

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize LEED credentialing procedures and policies
  • Recall the exam structure, procedure and methods for effective preparation
  • Identify strategies for securing sustainable sites and building materials
  • List strategies for creating efficient water and energy systems
  • Identify methods for creating innovative designs based on quality, comfort, and utility

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Module 1
Understanding LEED

  • Tiers of the Credentialing Process
  • Application Process
  • Why Earn LEED Credentials?
  • Benefits of Green Building
  • Systems Thinking
  • Life Cycle Approach
  • Do Green Buildings Cost More?
  • Traditional Approach
  • Integrative Approach to Design and Construction
  • USGBC and GBCI

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Module 2  
LEED Green Building and Concepts

  • Building Design and Construction
  • Homes
  • Interior Design and Contraction
  • Building Operations and Maintenance 
  • Neighborhood Development
  • The Categories of LEED
  • LEED-Online
  • Program Requirements
  • Steps to Certification
  • Special Projects

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Module 3  
Location and Sustainable Sites

  • Location
  • Transportation
  • Neighborhood Pattern and Design
  • Site Design and Management
  • Rainwater Management
  • Heat Island Effect
  • Strategies

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Module 4  
Water Efficiency and Energy

  • Indoor Water Use
  • Process Water
  • Outdoor Water
  • Atmosphere
  • Commissioning
  • Minimum Energy Performance
  • Refrigerants
  • Existing Buildings
  • EA Prerequisites and Credits

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Module 5
Materials and Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Conservation of Materials
  • Environmentally Preferable Materials
  • Waste Management
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Thermal Comfort
  • Lighting
  • Acoustics
  • Innovation
  • Regional Priority
     

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks*. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!**

*A few course still have physical materials.
**See the “Book Grant” program information.

UUpon successful completion of the LEED Green Associate course, students will be prepared to sit for the U.S. Green Building Council - LEED Green Associate Certification exam to become a Certified LEED Green Associate.

**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player