Training Portfolio

USGBC-LA offers a portfolio of training opportunities that is updated regularly to reflect industry trends and supported through our member contributions, experienced trainers, and green building experts.

Our trainings


Our portfolio of training offers customized solutions that reflect sustainability trends in the built environment. Supported by our member and partner contributions of experienced trainers and green building experts, we provide industry-recognized professional development opportunities.

Building Resilience: Community + Energy + Water Systems


Building Resilience: Community + Energy + Water Systems
Build community resilience teams to meet needs without compromising; by assessing conditions, forecasting threats and developing strategies on continual improvements at home and at work.

California Native Plant Landscaper Certificate Program (CNPLC)


California Native Plant Landscaper Certificate Program (CNPLC)
This 18-hour certificate program covers everything a landscaper needs to know to successfully manage CA native plants and CA-friendly gardens and increase water conservation in home landscapes.

Envision Sustainability Professional


Envision Sustainability Professional
Envision SP provides a consistent, consensus-based framework for assessing sustainability and resilience in infrastructure.

Green Janitors Education Program (GJEP)


Green Janitors Education Program (GJEP)
Instruct and empower custodial staff on why sustainability matters and how they are key drivers to decide if their buildings are green.

GPRO: Green Professional Building Skills


GPRO: Green Professional Building Skills
Learn the basics of GPRO sustainability fundamentals, then advance to Operations and Maintenance (O+M), and Construction Management (CM) for essential strategies and best work practices that make the planning process, execution and buildings more efficient.

Green Schools Program


Green Schools Program
USGBC-LA offers free 90-minutes workshops (in person or two 45 minute virtual sessions) to introduce K-12 students to the goals, principles, and practical applications of sustainability fundamentals. Each session is conducted by 2 industry expert volunteers with a passion to educate youth. Topics covered range from Intro to Sustainability to Green Careers. Teachers receive access to a Learning Lab website with additional resources for continued green education.

LEED


LEED
In addition to LEED credentialing exam preparation, USGBC-LA offers specialized classes on LEED Zero, LEED for Cities and Communities, LEEDv4.1, and more!

Title 24 Solar Mandate: Multifamily Code Compliance


Title 24 Solar Mandate: Multifamily Code Compliance
Meet solar compliance and avoid costly pitfalls now that California building code requires solar on single and multifamily new construction. This course is essential for developers, architects, and builders to be armed with the best guidance to stay compliant.

TRUE Zero Waste and Circular Economy


TRUE Zero Waste and Circular Economy
In this series of courses you explore how businesses can create value by striving for zero waste.

WELL AP


WELL AP
Take part in the global community of WELL APs leading the movement to make buildings healthier for all.
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