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  • For a limited time, receive free training to become an EDGE Expert when you meet eligibility requirements

For a limited time, receive free training to become an EDGE Expert when you meet eligibility requirements.

Take advantage of a promotional offer and receive free online training to earn your EDGE Expert credential from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group. EDGE Experts make a positive impact by directing clients towards high-performing design. They are the go-to resource for builders who want an authority to help them make the right choices when designing and certifying green. Following are the top benefits of becoming an EDGE Expert:

  • Add to your professional achievements with accreditation by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group
  • Get listed on EDGE Experts Around the World
  • Stay competitive in the market
  • Expand your business and services
  • Attract new clients

The complimentary training is offered for a limited time only by GBCI, an official training and certification provider for EDGE.

Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

GBCI is the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally. Founded in 2008, GBCI exclusively administers project certifications and professional credentials and certificates for the foremost industry standards advancing sustainable business, building and communities. GBCI is a global certification body delivering speed to market transformation in over 164 countries and territories with nearly 37,000 certified commercial projects, comprising over 510 million square meters, and nearly 122,000 certified residential units.

*The promotion is available until October 31, 2018 and applies to the English version of the EDGE Technical Online Workshop (valued at $150). Review the promotion rules.

Eligibility applies to the first 10 applicants who live in one of the following countries, and have either a higher education qualification in a construction-related field or at least three years of industry work experience.

To be eligible for the promotional offer, you must reside in one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Republic of Congo, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, and Zimbabwe.

To earn your EDGE Expert credential, complete GBCI’s free online training and then take the EDGE Exam from the location of your choice.

After receiving your free online training, take the EDGE Exam from the comfort of your home or office, or at a Prometric test center. Note that taking and passing the EDGE Exam (which costs $60) is a requirement of becoming an EDGE Expert. When you sign the EDGE Expert participation agreement, you will receive a certificate ready for framing. The certificate is sent to each of those who take the training and pass the EDGE Exam to become an accredited EDGE Expert:

Before you sign up for the promotional offer, you may wish to discover more about EDGE Experts, check out the roster of EDGE Experts around the world, or go to the free EDGE App.