ONLINE: Exam Preparation for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam (120C) – 7 Nov 2023
Day 1-2: Tuesday November 7 & Wednesday November 8, 2023– 9am to 1pm (PT) each day
Day 3-4: Tuesday November 14 & Wednesday November 15, 2023– 9am to 1pm (PT) each day
*Dates are subject to change
The Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam is challenging, even for experienced architects and building professionals, so thorough preparation is essential. This four half-day exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 120A and 120B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House professional. It gives participants the tools required to write a successful test.
Overviews of each topic that could potentially be tested in the exam will be presented and participants will be able to complete example test questions, including a design exercise, and will learn to identify common mistakes and discuss exam time management.
- Insulation and airtightness
- Thermal bridging
- Passive House design exercise
- Ventilation and heating
- Cumulative exercises and common mistakes
- Exam day: overview and tips
- Anyone pursuing the Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant designation
Learning resources provided
- Digital copy of course slides
- Course recordings (available for 3 months after end of course)
The instructor for this course will be Cillian Collins
Prerequisites / required knowledge and equipment/software
- 120A: Passive House Design and Construction, or equivalent
- 120B: Understanding and Working with the Passive House Planning Package, or equivalent
- Calculator, notebook, pens, ruler
Please note that PHI now requires examinees to supply a valid PHPP registration number when writing the exam. PHPP can be purchased on our website here. Please allow at least 1 week for shipping.
PHC Member- $792
Non- Member – $880
*The exam needs to be purchased separately
At Passive House Canada we are committed to supporting our community in a number of ways. As a potential course participant, you might qualify for government funding that could be applied to any of our courses and certification exams. Please consult the links here to find out more about funding available in your province.
Total number of learning hours: 15 (based on attendance of live course)
BC Housing (HPO):15 CPD Informal (based on attendance of live course)
AIBC: 15 Core Learning Units (based on attendance of live course)
ALBNL: 15 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)
AANB: 15 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)
NSAA : 15 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)
AAA webinar credits: self-reported