The LEED AP exam has two parts.
1. The LEED Green Associate exam
a. Tests general knowledge of green building practices.
2. A specialty exam based on one of the LEED Rating Systems.
- Operations + Maintenance
- Building Design + Construction
- Interior Design + Construction
- Neighborhood Development
Candidates must have documented professional experience on a LEED project, within the last 3 years. This will need to be verified through LEED Online or employer verification. Candidates must also agree to the Disciplinary and Exam Appeals Policy and Credential Maintenance Program and submit to an application audit.
Exam Prep Resources:
USGBC has numerous study guides with practice questions and courses held in person and online.
Green Building Education Services
Green Building Education Services offers a variety of LEED AP exam prep resources. They have practice questions and exam simulators, downloadable flashcards, and in person and online training classes including live online classes.
Everblue Training Institute
Everblue Training Institute offers a variety of LEED AP exam prep resources. They have practice exams, downloadable study sheets, and in person and online training classes including live online classes and webinars.