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A two day

WELL AP Exam preparation




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A dynamic rating system for the built environment that combines best practices in design and construction with evidence-based health and wellness interventions, the WELL Building Standard® is a significant new development for the building industry.


WELL is a culmination of research and development by leading professionals in medicine, science, and the green building and construction industry.


The overall aim of the WELL Building Standard is to improve and protect the health and wellness of building occupants.

The WELL AP exam tests an exam candidate’s knowledge of and experience with the WELL Building Standard. Before attempting to take the exam, candidates should ensure that they understand the requirements and references for the exam.


A good study plan can also be used to ensure success on exam day. This exam preparation workshop training provides a detailed and efficient approach to studying.


The content covered emphasizes the mastery of the WELL Building Standard, the seven WELL Concepts, all 105 features and their requirements, and the WELL certification process.

Part 1: The WELL AP EXAM

01 – Becoming a WELL AP

02 – The WELL AP exam

03 – WELL AP Credential Maintenance

Part 2: The WELL

Building Standard

01 – WELL

02 – Project Types

03 – Human Health & the Built Environment

Part 3: The WELL

Certification Process

01 – WELL Certification

02 – Certification Process

03 – Documentation &

        Performance Verification

04 – Recertification

Learning Objectives Part 1

Identify the eligibility requirements of the WELL AP exam

Describe the format of the WELL AP exam

Explain how the knowledge domains apply to the WELL AP exam

Identify the references for the WELL AP exam

Identify the process for studying for the WELL AP exam

Identify the process for taking the WELL AP exam

List the requirements of maintaining the WELL AP credential

Identify the four activities that qualify for continuing education (CE) hours

Learning Objectives Part 2

Explain the organization of the WELL Building Standard

Describe each of the seven concepts in the WELL Building Standard

Differentiate between a precondition and an optimization

Describe the synergies between the WELL Building Standard and other green building and sustainability programs

Describe the synergies and trade-offs betweenthe WELL Concepts and features

Identify the project types and the number of preconditions and optimizations for each

Identify the pilot standard programs and to which space types they apply

Explain how the WELL Building Standard aims to protect the health of human body systems in the built environment

Learning Objectives Part 3

Explain how WELL certification supports triple bottom line and increases project value

Identify four levels of achievement for WELL certification

Describe timeline for WELL certification

Identify members of a project team and their responsibilities

Explain role of a WELL assessor in certification process

Explain types of documentation that must be submitted and methods of performance verification necessary for certification

Describe WELL report that is received for a project

Explain purpose of alternative adherence paths

Describe how a curative action plan can be submitted and an appeal can be filed

Explain process for recertification