Course Information

Passive Haus Designer

Passive House Institute
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 03 September 2020
Day: Thursday
Time: 13:00–19:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 6
Hours per Week: 6
Total Hours: 36
Fee: 988
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: John.Dolan@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 16 September 2020
Day: Wednesday
Time: 13:00–20:30
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 12
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 84
Fee: 988
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: John.Dolan@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 03 February 2021
Day: Wednesday
Time: 13:00–20:30
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 12
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 84
Fee: 988
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: John.Dolan@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 03 February 2021
Day: Wednesday
Time: 13:00–20:30
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 12
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 84
Fee: 988
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: John.Dolan@swc.ac.uk

Description

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

Additional Information

The course is delivered by qualified Passive House Designers and Trainers who have a range of construction industry experience. We have a wide range of facilities such as demonstration models of airtightness and MVHR units to demonstrate the practical aspects of the course and accredited materials and products for familiarization. We have licensed PHPP software and the SketchUp Designer plugin from the Passive House Institute for use during the course in the PHPP unit.

Course Content

Using our Passive House building, air tightness, MVHR units and accredited materials, students will gain practical experience in the Passive House discipline. This will be coupled with knowledge of accredited materials, products, SketchUP and PHPP softwares.

Core Modules

  • Introduction to the Passive House Standard.
  • The thermal envelope.
  • Passive House airtightness workshop.
  • Specification and Installation of windows.
  • Passive House ventilation and heating.
  • Passive House Economics.
  • Passive House Planning Package (PHPP).
  • Thermal imaging and modelling.
  • Site supervision and quality assurance.
  • Revision and exam preparation.
  • Assessment Method

    This course culminates in a 3 hour PHI externally set exam, which leads to Certified Designer/Consultant.

    Progression Opportunities

    The Chartered Professional can become a PH Designer, those with industry experience can achieve PH Consultant.

    Entry Requirements

    A degree in a construction related discipline. Mature candidates will be assessed on an individual basis.