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PassivHaus Tradesperson

Level 5


This course is designed to prepare learners for the Passive House Institute Certified European PassivHaus Tradesperson’s (CPHT) exam. It is appropriate for construction industry professionals and contractors.


Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

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Course Content

The course is offered in two streams: Building Envelope; and Building Services and participants can undertake the exams in both. The course starts with the Passive House basics, economic efficiency, airtightness and construction process and quality assurance. Participants then choose one or both streams. The Building Envelope specialisation covers thermal insulation, thermal bridges and windows, existing buildings and basic principles of ventilation and heat supply in the Passive House. The Building Services specialisation covers ventilation in new and existing buildings, heat supply and the basic principles of thermal insulation, thermal bridges and windows. Both streams will be offered supplemental information online and through site visits and (built examples of details)????

Assessment Method

There are two 90 minute exams and participants can undertake one or both the Building Envelope and Building Services. The exams are set by the PassivHaus Institut and SWC is an accredited exam centre.

Progression Opportunities

This is a key qualification to have to work on projects where the PassivHaus standard is applied. Particants can also progress to the PassivHaus Consultant training.

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Entry Requirements

Learners must have a good understanding of the basic principles of building technologies.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 06 September 2017
Time: 09:00–17:00
Fee: £565.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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