BEAM Affiliate

BEAM Affiliate is a person accredited by the HKGBC as being competent to support green building design, construction and operations.

BEAM Affiliate qualification:

  • recognises your professional competence in green building

  • helps you keep abreast of the latest green building knowledge and development

Become a BEAM Affiliate

1

Training and Examination

You can read the minimum qualification requirements before you enroll the training and examination.

2

Certification

After passing the examination, you will receive the e-Certificate and BEAM Affiliate Individual Account from the HKGBC.

3

Qualification Maintenance

A BEAM Affiliates is required to submit CPD records every year and pay the Annual Qualification Renewal Fee.

Training and Examination

BEAM Society Limited (BSL) is the only organisation that holds BEAM Affiliate training and examination.

Certification

The HKGBC is the only Accreditation Authority to accredit BEAM Affiliate. After passing the examination, the HKGBC will send you the login details of your BEAM Affiliate Individual Account, which allow you to:

  • retrieve your certificates;
  • update your information at the Practitioner Directory;
  • submit your CPD records; and
  • settle the Annual Qualification Renewal Fee.

Qualification Maintenance

A BEAM Affiliate can maintain his/her qualification by the payment of $150 Qualification Renewal Fee and fulfillment of CPD hour requirement every year.

1 Jan - 31 Dec

6

CPD hours every year

Annual CPD Hour Requirements

The HKGBC recognises professional development in different forms. The BEAM Affiliate CPD requirements covers live and online seminars, technical visits, project experiences and researches, which allow practitioners to achieve their annual CPD requirements in a flexible manner.

Type

CPD Activities

1

Attend or be a speaker in any green building-related training/seminars/events

*If you see this icon on an event flyer, the CPD hours for that event will be automatically recorded at your Individual Account.

2

Conduct research/study OR Write papers related to green buildings

3

Attend HKGBC/BSL committee/working group meetings OR Act as a jury member in competitions organised by HKGBC/BSL

4

Participate in BEAM Plus projects (Maximum 3 hours to be claimed per year)

CPD record submission is not required for the first calendar year of accreditation. (e.g. If a BEAM Affiliate is accredited on 5 October 2018, he/she does not have to fulfill the CPD requirement for 2018.)

On or before 31 Mar

$150

Annual Qualification Renewal Fee

Annual Qualification Renewal Fee

Annual Qualification Renewal Fee is used to support the operation of BEAM practitioners accreditation and maintenance of Individual Accounts. Practitioners can pay the Qualification Renewal Fee online through the Individual Account.

The Qualification Renewal Fee is not required for the first calendar year of accreditation. (e.g. If a BEAM Affiliate is accredited on 5 October 2018, he/she does not have to pay the Qualification Renewal Fee for 2018.)