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Coming soon: Translation aids for LEED credential exams

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LEED’s impact resonates on a global stage, and its adopters, advocates and practitioners are growing more diverse every day.

There are LEED projects and LEED professionals in nearly 200 countries. To serve this demand, GBCI has translated several study resources and exams for the LEED professional credentials into Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and French.

Exam translation aid availability

Chinese Spanish Portuguese Arabic French
LEED Green Associate (2009) Now Now Now   Now
LEED AP BD+C* (2009) Now March 28 March 28   Now
LEED AP O+M (2009)* Now March 28 March 28    
LEED Green Associate (v4) June 30 June 30 June 30 June 30 June 30
LEED AP BD+C* (v4) June 30 June 30 June 30 June 30 June 30
LEED AP O+M (v4)* June 30 June 30 June 30 June 30 June 30

Please note that the registration process and exam intro screens are in English. Also, the use of translators or foreign-language dictionaries during the exam will not be permitted, nor will additional time to complete the exam.

Learn more about the LEED professional credentials.

*For individuals interested in taking the LEED AP with specialty exam with a translation aid, please make sure to register for the standalone LEED Green Associate exam and the standalone LEED AP exam, as the combined LEED Green Associate and LEED AP exam is not available with a translation aid.

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18 commentsLeave a comment

Graduate Student, University of Miami
Hi Nora, I'll have my LEED GA Exam tomorrow and I didn't choose translation aid for my test. Can I add Chinese translation aid now? So worry about it. Thank you.
LEED Specialist, U.S. Green Building Council
Yihan, I apologize for the delay responding to you. I have sent you a private email to discuss your issue more completely. Thank you.
Civil Engineer, Tadmur contracting
i have registered for LEED GA Exam but i did not choose the translation aid , .my exam will be on 26-1-2015 i need to add Arabic translation but i don't know the procedure please i need your help
LEED Specialist, U.S. Green Building Council
I will contact you privately about your issue. Thank you.
Hi Nora, could you say me when will be ready the study guide for LEED v4 BD+C exam..? thanks so much
LEED Specialist, U.S. Green Building Council
The LEEDv4 study guides are anticipated to be released in Fall 2014.
Hi Nora, You know when will publish the material v4 for the exam to Green Associate?
Digital Marketing Manager, U.S. Green Building Council
Hi Ila, LEED v4 Green Associate exam translation aids are now available.
Nora, actually I wanted know when the green associate study guide v4 and the core concepts third version will translated to portuguese, because now, only the version 2009 is translated.
Digital Marketing Manager, U.S. Green Building Council
Hi Illa, The Portuguese translation of the 3rd Edition of the Core Concepts Guide is undergoing translation and will be available for purchase by fall 2014. USGBC is also looking to our education partners to create v4 study guides, and we will be working with them to consider options for translating into other languages.
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