Certified Passive House Tradesperson Exam – 23 Mar 2023

Date: Thursday March 23 from 8:30am to 12:30pm PDT

The Certified Passive House Tradesperson Exam is a standardized international exam set by the Passive House Institute (PHI). Certified Passive House Tradespeople will be listed in the directory on the Passive House Canada website and also on the International Passive House Association website.

Exam details

Our in person, Tradesperson exam scheduled for December will be conducted in an online format. This format is subject to change according to the Passive House Institute policies.

There will be a 30 minute trial exam meeting a few days before the exam date. Details will be emailed directly to registrants.

The exam includes six interdisciplinary modules on Passive House principles and the application of those principles, as well as the Building Envelope specialization module.

Examinations are offered by Passive House Canada in collaboration with Passive House Institute (PHI). Information on exam regulations and exam learning targets can be found on the PHI website.

Recommended for

  • Anyone pursuing the Certified Passive House Tradesperson designation

Prerequisites/required knowledge and equipment

  • Passive House Tradesperson course, or equivalent.
  • Calculator (cell phones are not permitted, calculators must be non-programmable, ie no graphing calculators), pens, ruler
  • Government-issued photo ID (eg. Driver’s licence)

Exam Fee

PHC Member- $450
Non- Member – $500

*Please note that this exam will only be fully confirmed after a minimum of 10 seats have been sold. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Important: please read our refund policy, available in our Course and Exam FAQs page.