Passivhaus Affiliate

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (MosArt)

Date: 23 July - 8 August 2024 Time: Spread over 3 weeks + one separate exam date on 27 August
Location: Online Cost: £2100 VAT exempt: PHT members, £2400 VAT exempt: 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.



  • 23 July 2024 – Day 1: Principles and Performance Standards
  • 24 July 2024 – Day 2: Highly Insulated & Thermal-Bridge-Free Envelopes
  • 25 July 2024 – Day 3: Superior Airtightness & Vapour Control
  • 29 July 2024 – Day 4: Windows for Energy Balancing & Comfort
  • 30 July 2024 – Day 5: Delivering Indoor Air Quality through Active Ventilation
  • 31 July 2024 – Day 6: Next Generation Heating, Domestic Hot Water and Cooling
  • 6 August 2024 – Day 7: Renewable Energy, Economics, Quality Assurance & Certification
  • 7 August 2024 – Day 8: Passivhaus Planning Package Part 1
  • 8 August 2024 – Day 9: Passivhaus Planning Package Part 2
  • 27 August 2024 – 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 certificate covering 45 hours formal education.



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

  • PHT members: £2100 (VAT exempt. This discount is only available when paid in full. Not available via instalments.)
  • Non-members: £2400 (VAT exempt)

To join the Passivhaus Trust, please check our membership page.



To secure your place, please register via the online booking form

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


You may also like

Certified Training Passivhaus Overlay to the RIBA Plan of Work
How to build a Passivhaus Guidance

< Back To Event List