About the certification


Green IT, also known as green computing, applies energy-saving and waste-reducing practices to the information technology field. As the cost of energy is going up, and the disposal of electronic waste is becoming a major issue, IT departments must learn about and implement green IT practices. Green IT aims to minimize the negative impact of IT operations on the environment by designing, manufacturing, operating and disposing of computers and computer-related products in an environmentally-friendly manner.

The Green IT Essentials is an entry-level certification intended for IT professionals seeking to validate their knowledge of Green IT. This exam includes topics such as Basic Concepts, Terms, Definitions, Green Business Drivers, Environmental Drivers, The Triple Bottom Line, Regulations (REACH, RoHS, EPEAT and Cap an Trade), Energy Star, Energy Efficiency, Virtualization, The Green Data Center, Data Center Efficiency, e-Waste, Recycling, Disposing Responsibly, Telecommuting, and Best Practices for Green IT.

The Green IT Essentials certification exam is an online, closed-book, and remotely-proctored exam. It includes 20 multiple-choice questions and the passing score is 70%. You will have 30 minutes to complete the exam. Validate your knowledge of Green IT and advance your career. Register for your online exam now!

Exam details


Exam code

ITC-026

Launch date

November 21, 2017

Exam description

The Green IT Essentials exam tests the candidate knowledge in Green IT.

Current version

1.0

Exam format

Multiple choice; computer-based; closed book

Number of questions

20 questions

Passing score

70% (14 out of 20)

Exam duration

30 minutes

Level

Entry-level

Languages

English and Portuguese (Brazilian)

Exam description

Basic Concepts, Terms, Definitions, Green Business Drivers, Environmental Drivers, The Triple Bottom Line, Regulations (REACH, RoHS, EPEAT and Cap an Trade), Energy Star, Energy Efficiency, Virtualization, The Green Data Center, Data Center Efficiency, e-Waste, Recycling, Disposing Responsibly, Telecommuting, and Best Practices for Green IT.

RECOMMENDED HOURS OF STUDY

16 hours

Recommended reading

Green IT for Dummies - Carol Baroudi, Jeffrey Hill, Arnold Reinhold and Jhana Senxian - Wiley.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification

Recommended experience

Six months of work experience in Green IT

Validity period

Lifetime

Cost

USD 150

How to get certified


1

Browse our certification programs and choose your certification.

2

Discover the exam objectives and prepare for your exam.

3

Register for your online proctored exam.

4

Take your online proctored exam in the comfort of your home or office.

5

Congratulations! You are certified!

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Frequently Asked Questions


  • How much do Itcert's exams cost?

    All exams are available for USD 150 each. Prices may vary slightly by region and currency exchange rates.

  • Are there any prerequisites to take the exams?

    There are no prerequisites to take the exams. Itcerts recommends that candidates have at least six months of work experience in the area that the certification covers.

  • What is the exam retake policy?

    If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the first attempt, there is no waiting period between the first and the second attempt. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the second attempt, the candidate must wait at least 7 days before retaking the exam for a third time. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than three times per year (12 months).

  • How do I register for an Online Proctored Exam?

    Visit the Online Proctored Exam registration page to find complete instructions.

  • Are there any mandatory training to take an exam?

    Training is recommended as part of your certification preparation, but it is not mandatory.

  • Which languages are the exams available in?

    Our exams are currently available in English, Spanish and Portuguese (Brazilian).

  • Where can I take the exams?

    Exams are delivered online (Online Proctored Exams) and can be taken from anywhere in the world.

  • Do the Itcerts certifications expire?

    Itcerts certifications are considered good-for-life and do not expire.

  • How can a potential employer verify my certifications?

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