Certification Course for Green Mark Associate:
Introduction to Built Environment Sustainability

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2nd Intake (October 2023)
This certification course is a requirement for Green Mark Associate certification.
The course will cover various topics, including energy efficiency, green building materials and technologies, indoor environmental quality and water conservation, and is intended to enhance and reinforce knowledge on built environment sustainability.
 Asynchronous online learning (4.5 hours)
Asynchronous learning : learn on your own schedule, within a certain timeframe.
Date: 30 September to 22 October 2023

   Online assessment (2 attempts only)
Date: 30 September to 22 October 2023

 Applied Learning workshop
Date: 30 October 2023 OR 31 October 2023
Time: 2 to 5:30pm
Venue: BCA Academy
Learners will be required to select workshop date upon successful registration.

 Certification issued upon successful course completion

What's in this course?

The course consist of 3 parts. Complete all 3 to receive your certification!

 Register for the course!

Whether you are just starting your career or are a seasoned professional, the Certification Course for Green Mark Associate is an excellent opportunity to enhance your skills and make a positive impact on the built environment.
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30 September to 22 October 2023
Part 1: Asynchronous Online Learning  

Learn about built environment sustainability, green building strategies and the local legislative framework at your own time and pace with the GMA's asynchronous e-learning package.

30 September to 22 October 2023
Part 2: Online Assessment  

When you are ready, put what you learnt to the test and take the 30-MCQ online assessment, accessible anytime.
Each learner has 2 attempts to pass.

30 October 2023 OR 31 October 2023
Part 3: Applied Learning workshop  

Attend an in-person workshop led by a Green Mark Accredited Professional to learn about application of sustainable strategies and features in a holistic manner and learn from exemplary green building case studies.

Receive your Green Mark Associate Certification  

Processing of application should take approximately 2 weeks. Once all parts have been verified as complete and all documents submitted are in order, learners will receive their Green Mark Associate certification, which is valid for 12 months. 

Applied Learning Workshop (30 or 31 October 2023)

About the Trainer

Joy Gai

Asia Pacific Programmes Head, World Green Building Council 
As the Programmes Head for the Asia Pacific Region at the World Green Building Council, Joy Gai gracefully navigates the world of sustainability, delivering impactful programs that engage Green Building Councils (GBCs) and partners across three key areas. Working harmoniously within the WorldGBC Engagement & Networks department, Joy builds strong connections with GBCs and partners throughout the Asia Pacific.

A passionate advocate, teacher, and coach for sustainability, Joy blends her technical expertise as a principal engineer and project leader with her fervor for creating a greener world. With numerous groundbreaking projects under her belt, including net-zero energy buildings and eco-cities, she combines her professional certified life coaching skills and positive psychology practices to emphasize that a sustainable mindset, compassion, and commitment are integral to driving and empowering positive change.

While dedicating part of her time to the WorldGBC, Joy also leads the Joy of Sustainability LLP—a platform that promotes sustainability while offering coaching services to bridge the gap between sustainability design, delivery, and user engagement. Through her guidance, clients discover clarity and identify their true sustainability goals.

Joy is also a Master Certified Coach (MCC) specialises in mindset development using the principles of positive psychology, serving both as a life coach and executive coach.