The no-excuses guide: Earn your LEED Credential in 3 easy steps | U.S. Green Building Council
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So you want to earn a LEED professional credential but don’t know where to begin?

It doesn’t get any easier than this step-by-step guide to the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP with specialty.

  1. Decide on a test. Want to enhance your well-rounded foundational knowledge of green building? Go for the LEED Green Associate. Have project experience and plan to work on LEED projects in the future? Try a LEED AP with a specialty in Building Design + Construction; Operations + Maintenance; Interior Design + Construction; Neighborhood Development; or Homes.
  2. Prepare for the exam. Test takers love the study bundles direct from USGBC with both the reference guide and the study guide. LEED Green Associate candidates can also take our new self-paced online course or practice exams.
  3. Register and schedule the date of your exam!

Get started on your path to greater professional development, employability and expertise right now!

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Total 7 commentsLeave a comment

Designer, ms consultants, inc.
Hi I just passed the Leed ap BD +C wondering when I can get my Credentials. Thanks
Administrative Coordinator, LEED Support, U.S. Green Building Council
Hi Meiqian, Congratulations on passing your exam! You can view your credentials in your USGBC account online. Once you login click on "credentials" to view your current credentials. Here you can also download a digital copy of your LEED AP BD+C certificate, which is also printable. In your credentials page, there also is an option to order a hard copy of your certificate for an additional charge.
Consultant, Ernst & Young
Do I need to take the LEED GA exam in order to qualify to take a LEED AP specialty or can I directly take a LEED AP exam to gain my AP credential?
Senior Building Control Engineer, Dubai Municipality
i have an experience in many constructions projects but not LEED, can i take the exams. please guide me.
Senior Building Control Engineer, Dubai Municipality
Fire Sprinkler Designer, Tate Fire Protection Services Inc.
Can one be accredited in multiple specialty such as LEED AP BD+C and LEED AP Homes?
Industry Marketing Manager - Building Design, Autodesk
Absolutely. After you take your first exam and earn a primary specialty, you can sit for any or all additional specialty exams.

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