CareerSource South Florida and Miami Dade College have partnered to offer you LEED Certification and other training through the Green Technologies Training Institute. Green technology is reminiscent of the beginning of the information technology revolution. The “greener means cleaner” concept brings the prospect of sustainability to growing healthier businesses and communities.
The partnership between CareerSource South Florida and Miami Dade College provides a unique opportunity for businesses to obtain funding through CareerSource South Florida to upgrade the skills of their current workforce. The cost of the course, books, materials, and exam can be covered for businesses that qualify.
LEED Certification Training – What is it?
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a certification program that encourages green building through a system of benchmarks that rate the design, construction and operation of buildings. LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system which provides third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at increasing performance, reducing waste, and improving quality of life.
Distinguish yourself with a LEED Certification
The certification is designed to provide basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations for architects, real estate professionals, facilities managers, interior designers, landscape architects, construction managers, and others. There is growing interest among healthcare providers, corporations, educational institutions, and others.
LEED Green Associate (LEED GA) Exam Preparation
LEED GA is the first tier in the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) certification program. The LEED Green Associate exam certifies professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise. There is no prerequisite and it is the place to begin for Contractors, Architects, Real Estate Professionals, Developers, Engineers, Builders, Lawyers, Property Managers, and anyone else interested in passing the Green Associate Exam. Individuals obtaining this credential gain a competitive edge in today’s job market, even with no prior experience in green construction. The credential is highly transferable into any industry including construction, engineering, project management, property management, or general business.
Benefits: LEED GA is the premier standard for environmentally sustainable building and provides the foundational knowledge for those interested in green construction. Individuals obtaining this credential gain a competitive edge in today’s job market, even with no prior experience in green construction. The certificate is highly transferable into any industry including construction, engineering, project management, property management, or general business.