Can I retake the exam if I fail?
Candidates are allotted three registrations per exam per year. This means that you have three chances to meet the minimum competency score of 170 for any given LEED Professional Exam within a year of the application.
For the LEED Green Associate credential, this translates into three attempts at the exam during the one year application period.
For the LEED AP credential, you are allowed three attempts per section during your one year application period. Both sections are delivered concurrently unless you previously passed one of the sections during the current application period. In this case, you will only be tested on the section you have not passed. Once you have passed a section of a LEED AP exam, that section will no longer be available to you during your application period. Candidates must pass both sections of a LEED AP exam to earn the credential.
- How is project experience assessed within the LEED AP exam?
- How do I register for the exam?
- Where can I take the exam?
- How much does it cost to take the LEED Green Associate exam?
- Do I get a break between the first part and second part of the LEED AP exam?
- What if I pass only one part of the LEED AP exam?
- If I pass the first part (the LEED Green Associate exam) but not the second (the specialty exam), can I call myself a LEED Green Associate?
- Can my exam score be reviewed?
- What happens if my exam application expires?
- Can I see the questions that I missed?
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