Certified Lifecycle Executive
ALCAS (The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society) and LCANZ are now able to offer suitably
qualified and registered members of both organisations the ability to become a Certified
Lifecycle Executive (CLE).
CLE certification was developed in conformity with the ISO 17024 standard and demonstrates
that the individual understands the basics of LCA, and can interpret and communicate LCA results
to the general public. The CLE certification is especially useful for individuals such as architects and
product specifiers, purchasing agents, environmental managers, sustainability managers, educators
and individuals who hire contractors to perform LCA studies.
Here’s how to begin the process:
Review pre-requisites for CLE Exam
Submit application with proof of prerequisites met and pay the exam fee.
Find exam location
Prerequisites for the CLE are:
Masters or post-graduate degree and two or more years working extensively on environmental sustainability or related initiatives OR an undergraduate degree and four or more years working extensively on environmental sustainability or related initiatives.
ACLCA membership (individual or organizational membership)
ALL SUBMITTED MATERIALS ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. Submission of all materials verifying the prerequisites must be completed no later than one month before the planned exam date and may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The CLE exam is a closed-book 1- hour multiple choice exam in English. There are 100 questions. The examination covers General LCA knowledge, Project management, Data quality management, Statistics, Ethics, and Emerging issues.
The CLE exam can also be taken anywhere in the world at your convenience.