Course Information

Passivhaus Designer

Passive House Institute

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)
Week Starting: 07 September 2021
Day: Tuesday|Friday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 5
Hours per Week: 14
Total Hours: 70
Fee: 0
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator:

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 04 October 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 2
Hours per Week: 35
Total Hours: 70
Fee: 988
Places Available: 15
Course Coordinator:

Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 06 October 2021
Day: Wednesday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 12
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 84
Fee: 988
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator:


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. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.

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.

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.