Passivhaus Affiliate

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (MosArt)

Date: 20 September - 06 October Time: Spread over 3 weeks + one separate exam date
Location: Online Cost: £2000 (Paid in full) for PHT members, £2200 or 3 instalments of £730 for non-members

Certified Passivhaus Designer 

For any course queries please contact: +353 (0) 0404 25777,


This course is designed to enable all participants to become Certified Passivhaus Designers/Consultants and is aimed at all built environment professionals, including Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Builders.

Delivered by certified trainers from MosArt, the programme consists of 9 half-day ‘live’ webinar modules and 3 days equivalent of e-learning (completed in your own time and pace). These sessions provide all of the knowledge required to pass the 3-hour Certified Passivhaus Designer ‘open-book’ exam set by the Passivhaus Institute at the end of the course.

This course is also accredited by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and is worth 45 CPD points.



  • Module 1: Principles and Performance Standards
  • Module 2: Highly Insulated & Thermal-Bridge-Free Envelopes
  • Module 3: Superior Airtightness & Vapour Control
  • Module 4: Windows for Energy Balancing & Comfort
  • Module 5: Delivering Indoor Air Quality through Active Ventilation
  • Module 6: Next-generation Heating & Hot Water Systems
  • Module 7: Economics, Quality Assurance & Certification
  • Module 8: 3D Passive House Design Tool ‘designPH’
  • Module 9: Passive House Planning Package
  • 3-hour Certified Passivhaus Designer 'open-book' exam


Full training package

  • Live webinar modules. Full access to recordings will be available online.
  • Digital copy of the training manual and hard copy of the PHPP (software) manual.
  • Full access to the online self-directed exam preparation course with learning support.
  • Fully registered & latest version of Passivhaus energy modelling software (PHPP Version 9).
  • A download link to a free demo version of the 3D modelling tool ‘DesignPH’.
  • Passivhaus exam fee (worth €350), including international accreditation and listing on passing the exam.
  • Personalised RIAI (or other) CPD cert covering 45 hours formal education.



The course is payable in full, or via 3 instalments of £730. The course cost includes your PHI examination fee.

  • PHT members: £2000 (NB: this discount is only available when paid in full. Not available via instalments.)
  • Non-members: £2200 (VAT exempt)



To register, book online

For more information, please contact:, +353 (0) 0404 25777


Further Information

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training

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