Program Tuition: $4,000.00


LEED Green Associate (GA)

In this program, Learners will be introduced the components of building construction. This course will examine the five types of NFPA classifications for building construction. Loads, structural components, and how fire and other emergencies impact building design and construction will be explored. The components of building systems, their effects on building design and construction, and how structures act under fire and other emergency situations will be examined as well.

LEED Green Associate (GA)Program

This self-paced course introduces key concepts and terms to prepare learners to earn their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)Green Associate v4™ accreditation. The course is divided into modules that explain LEED® process, LEED® certification, and the knowledge domains associated with the seven LEED® rating systems, in a simple and straightforward way that can be quickly and easily understood.

Throughout the course, comprehension and understanding of important topics will be tested through challenging exercises and interactive games. Quizzes and tests will also be employed to ensure that learners have a clear grasp of the critical details they'll need to know as LEED Green Associates™.

Program Objectives

  • Explain the importance of building construction as it relates to firefighter safety
  • Analyze the properties of construction materials
  • Analyze parts of a building plan
  • Distinguish buildings by NFPA Classification
  • Analyze building systems contained in building structures
  • Analyze the mechanisms for building collapse
  • Analyze the effect of fire loads and behavior on building structure fires
  • Explainspecial considerations for fire safety in building construction
  • Analyze green technology in building construction
  • Understand the structure and requirements of the LEED Green Associate™ Exam
  • Explain and apply the key concepts found in the LEED® rating systems
  • Differentiate green building practices and their associated environmental, economic, and socialbenefits
  • Begin your preparation to earn your LEED Green Associate™ accreditation with confidence


Education and National Certifications

  • Students should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.
  • There are several National Certification exams that are available to students who successfully complete this program:
    • US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® Green Associate (GA)

National Certification

Upon successful completion of this Texas A&M University - Texarkana (TAMUT) program, students would be eligible to sit for the US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® Green Associate(GA)exam. Students who complete this program at Texas A&M University - Texarkana (TAMUT) will be prepared and are eligible to sit for the national certification exams. Students who complete this program are encouraged to complete the externship option with their program. Students who complete this program can and do sit for the national certification exams and are qualified, eligible and prepared to do so.


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Certificate of Completion

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