The professional society for life cycle assessment

LCACP Exam Prerequisites

Prerequisites may be met by any one of the following:

  1. A degree in LCA at the undergraduate or graduate level (submit copy of diploma)
  2. A degree in environmental science or environmental engineering (submit copy of diploma), plus submitting proof of an LCA internship or externship (at least 3 months, shown by a letter from employer) or participation in doing an LCA (LCA study submitted)
  3. LCA skills gained through experience: submit an LCA that is either critically reviewed or published in a peer reviewed journal (study submitted: applicant must be one of the listed authors)
  4. College-level LCA class work, plus classes in which one has taken the following coursework or classes containing the essential skills of the class work

    • General Chemistry
    • Statistics
    • Economics
    • Systems analysis or systems dynamics
    • Environmental Toxicology

    Plus proof of an LCA internship or externship (at least 3 months, shown by a letter from employer) or participation in doing an LCA (LCA study submitted).

ALL SUBMITTED MATERIALS ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. Submission of all materials verifying the prerequisites must be complete no later than one month before the planned exam date, and may be either emailed to certification@aclca.org, or sent via hard copy to:

Certification
ACLCA
PO Box 30075

Bethesda, MD 20824