Candidate ConfidentialityGBCI recognizes your rights to control personal information. GBCI policy is designed to safeguard this information from unauthorized disclosure. You can change your preference to be contacted through your personal preferences in your usgbc.org account.To protect your rights to control score distribution, exam scores are released only to you, the test taker and authorized GBCI staff. GBCI does not release test scores except for use in research studies that preserve your anonymity. In addition, GBCI does not release any account details to any third parties without the candidate’s written permission.Official statistics regarding the LEED® Professional exams, including all item performance data, individual data, and demographic data, will be considered confidential unless officially released by GBCI. Candidates’ scores will always remain confidential unless released with written consent of a candidate.
LEED® Professional Candidate Handbook12EXAM SPECIFICATIONSSpecificationsThe following outline provides a general description of exam content areas for the LEED® Green Associate™ exam. Task Domains reflect the tasks necessary to perform LEED® safely and effectively. These include concepts such as LEED Project and Team Coordination, LEED Certification Process, Analyses Required for LEED Credits, and Advocacy and Education for Adoption for LEED Rating System.Knowledge Domains reflect the rating systems’ credit categories and what one needs to know. These include concepts such as LEED Process, Integrative Strategies, LEED credit categories, and Project Surroundings and Public Outreach. LEED® Green Associate™ ExamThe first part of your exam is the LEED Green Associate, which tests your general knowledge of green building practices for both commercial and residential spaces and both new construction and existing buildings as well as how to support other professionals working on LEED projects.uTask DomainsLEED Green Associate Tasks (100%)• Communicate broad and basic green building concepts to team or colleagues • Research and create a library of sustainable building materials • Assist others with sustainability goals • Create project profiles/case studies/press release • Serve as a green advocate to clients, team members, & general public (e.g. why green building) • Stay current on any updates to LEED and green strategies in general • Navigate in LEED Online • Assist project leader with LEED correspondence to all project team members (consultants, contractors, owner, etc.) • Assist in managing documentation process• Assist in managing timeline of LEED certification
LEED® Professional Candidate Handbook13uKnowledge DomainsLEED®Process (16 Questions)• Organization fundamentals (e.g. mission/vision; non-profit; role of USGBC®/GBCI)• Structure of LEED rating systems (e.g., credit categories, prerequisites, credits and/or Minimum Program Requirements for LEED Certification)• Scope of each LEED rating system (e.g., rating system selection; rating system