Passivhaus Affiliate

Certified Passivhaus Designer Course (Zero Energy)

Date: 9 - 13 September 2024 Time: 09:00 - 17:00 (+ exam date)
Location: Manchester Cost: £2065.50 +VAT: PHT members, £2295 +VAT: non-members

Certified Passivhaus Designer 
Zero Energy

For any course queries please contact: 0161 989 8318,

This low energy building design course covers the core concepts behind the Passivhaus standard, considerations and methodologies for implementation and using the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP10) for achieving low energy performance.

There are six mod­ules for a total of 60 hours are aimed at all build­ing pro­fes­sion­als, in­clud­ing ar­chi­tects, en­gin­eers, sustainability consultants, con­tract­ors and build­ers.

You need to have some ba­sic know­ledge of build­ing phys­ics and be able to use Mi­crosoft® Ex­cel.



There are six modules, beginning with an online introduction and five days in-person in Manchester.

  • Online: Introduction
  • 9 September 2024: Building envelope
  • 10 September 2024: Building services
  • 11 September 2024: PHPP Construction systems and quality assurance
  • 12 September 2024: PHPP Mechanical services
  • 13 September 2024: Retrofit and basics of economics
  • Exam date TBA: Optional Certified Passivhaus Designer exam


Full training package

  • Your own fully-registered copy of PHPP Version 10.
  • Digital copy of both the training manual and the PHPP Version 10 (software) manual.
  • Full access to the online self-directed exam preparation course with learning support and personalised reviews from dedicated expert trainers.
  • A download link to a student version of the 3D modelling tool ‘DesignPH’
  • PHI approved CPD certification covering 45 hours of education.



  • PHT members: £2065.50 (+VAT)
  • Non-members £2295 (+VAT)
  • Optional Certified Passivhaus Designer Exam: £395

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



To register, book online.

PHT members get a 10% discount. Please refer to for more information and registrations.


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Further Information

Zero Energy + Passivhaus

PHT membership

Passivhaus certification

Design Support

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