Looking to advance your career in green
The LEED Green Associate credential and the LEED Accredited Professional
(AP) with Specialty credential will help to distinguish you in the market as
being knowledgeable in LEED and green building practices. The Green Associate
credential is the starting point; you must obtain it prior to challenging your
LEED AP. There are many benefits to having one or both of these credentials,
for example, they help to:
- Advance of your career by
demonstrating knowledge in LEED and a commitment to the environment.
- Provide an understanding of the
principles of LEED (Green Associate).
- Provide an in depth
understanding of how to achieve LEED certification for particular stream (ID+C,
BD+C, EB:OM, ND, Homes) (LEED AP with Specialty).
- Add you to a national list of
LEED accredited professionals and allow you to include the designation in your
Each credential is obtained by writing a 2 hour exam at a local
testing center. But don’t worry, CaGBC has a variety of courses designed to
help you study for your exams. CaGBC’s study courses can be taken in various
formats, making it easy for you to prepare in-class or at home.
Associate Exam Kickstarter Workshop:
This one day in class workshop is delivered in many of Canada’s
major cities by local, highly-qualified instructors with real-life experience. Network
with, and learn from other individuals with similar goals, as you learn what
you need to know to pass the Green Associate Exam. Click
here to visit our workshops page.
Associate Exam Prep Course (On Demand):
self-paced on demand course you will gain access to CaGBC Central, our online
learner platform. You can go through the course at your own pace while focusing
on the information you need to know to prepare for the LEED v4 Green Associate
Exam. The course includes approximately 8 hours of video, in additional to a
number of other study resources that are included as part of the course. You
can also choose to attend several live Q&A sessions with one of CaGBC’s
expert instructors. Click here to
Design and Construction Exam Prep Course (On Demand):
Similar to the Green Associate Exam Prep Course in format, this is a
self-paced online course. You will gain access to CaGBC Central where you can
go through instructional videos and information on your own time, at your own
pace to prepare for the LEED AP with specialty in BD+C exam. This course
provides a technical analysis of the LEED BD+C rating system, starting with a
review of the LEED project team and certification process. It also delves into
the credit requirements, calculations, and synergies among credits for each of
the credit categories. Click here
you are considering a career in the green building industry, be sure to connect
with the CaGBC and find out all the options available to you!