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LEED Professional Credential exams to feature LEED v4 material

Published on 27 Sep 2013 Written by Erin Emery Hartz Posted in LEED

Updated February 6, 2014

The LEED Professional Credential exams for the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP with specialty designations will feature LEED v4 material beginning on June 30, 2014.

  • The credential designation will remain the same and current credentialed professionals will not need to retest.
  • Exam candidates wishing to test with the current exams should do so before June 15, 2014.
  • Candidates wishing to test on LEED v4 materials should do so after June 30, 2014.

Additionally, LEED project experience competency will be assessed within the exam. Practitioner experience is critical to the LEED AP designation. As such, proficiency will tested objectively within the LEED AP exam itself and the requirement to submit proof of LEED project experience at the time of application is no longer required. GBCI strongly urges candidates to gain meaningful project experience prior to taking the exam.

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Erin Emery Hartz

Manager of Marketing and Product Development U.S. Green Building Council

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Interior Designer, Tizvar Interiors
I have passed LEED GA 2009 last year. Can I apply for LEED v4 AP exam or I should take GA V4?
Projects Manager, BBM LLC
I wish to attend my GA V4 exam on 30 June 2014. I can register with USGBC for exam now?
Project Engineer, Skanska
I need to register for LEED Green Associate V3 exam, but I get an error message when I click on the link which should take me to registration. Are we no longer able to register for current version?
Section Architect/Finishing Coordinator, RAMCO Trading and Contracting S.A.L.
Hello, I registered to the LEED Green Associate exam last 2 weeks and i am preparing before fixing an exam schedule. I must apply the test before June 15 (LEED v3). what if i failed on this test for the first trial? will i loose my 1 year subscription? can i apply again for the retest with v3 after june 30? for your kind answers. regards.
Interior Designer, Tizvar Interiors
You must have submitted all GA CEUs in order to be eligible for AP exam. Watch your profile in USGBC website frequently. Go to Credential and see if your status is green. If not contact with them and they ask you for some amount (probably $50). After that , they renew your credentials. I hope this helps.
BDE, CTC
I am planning to take the LEED GA exam after June however I would like to purchase the V4 materials now so that I can prepare my self in advance. Could you please advise when is the V4 materials will be available in the market?
Resident Engineer, Arif & Bintoak
kindly send me the web address for LEED GA in V4
Architect, AAA , N2 DESIGN ARCHITECTURE & MANAGEMENT LTD.
I am a LEED AP before 2009 with CaGBC, I want to upgrade into a specialty - is this the right website or do I go the the CaGBC website to be a member of an organization of chapter, so I can avail of the membership benefits. .
Electrical Engineer, AECOM
Hi, Miss Erin, I have registered LEED AP BD+C today, I would like to know Can I write LEED GA ,LEED AP exam seperately?...PLease advise me.During registration if any data enter worng like Project ID or anything else, Is there any option to change if?Please advise
Hello Erin, Greetings! I see the materials based on v4 for LEED AP . Is there any material for LEED GA available. Regards, Ashwin
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