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The LEED Green Associate Class Has Completed 
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This program allows training providers to develop programs that incorporate green career pathways by forging linkages between registered apprenticeship programs and integrating the delivery of technical and basic skills training through community-based partnerships.
The purpose of the Green Jobs Innovation Fund (GJIF) is:
  • To increase the number of individuals completing training programs who receive industry-recognized credentials.
  • To increase the number of individuals completing the training programs for employment in green jobs.
GJIF Participant Requirements:
  • Attend at least 20 classroom hours
  • Receive at least two credentials
  • Take and pass the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) exam
  • Score at least 80% on the Green Building Education Services (GBES) practice exams
  • Register and sit for the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)  Green Associate (GA) exam
  • Complete all grant documentation and participate in the ongoing reporting requirements
  • Study on your own and prepare for the exams
At OIC you can obtain training and transferable skills, which will lead to certifications and credentials in weatherization, solar thermal, construction trades,  OSHA, and in the green jobs industries.
Credentials and certifications include:
  • LEED Green Associate (Credential) [L E E D Green Associate]
  • LEED Accredited Professional (Credential)
  • NCCER Solar Thermal (Certification)
  • NCCER Weatherization (Certification)
  • NCCER Core Construction (Certificate of Completion)
  • NCCER Your Role in the Green Environment (Certificate of Completion)
  • OSHA 10 (Certificate of Completion)
  • OSHA 30 (Certificate of Completion)
This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded to OIC of America and seven of its affiliates, including OIC of South Florida, by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. OIC of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.