Passivhaus Training Courses

BRE offer Certified Passivhaus training courses to office CPD's

BRE Academy provides different levels of Passivhaus training to suit the needs and aspirations of our clients; ranging from a one-day introductory course to the full certified Passivhaus courses and qualifications. 

To download our training course leaftlet: please click here


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson coursePassivhau radesperson

Excellent onsite workmanship and attention to detail is critical in achieving the required Passivhaus standards. To aid this process a new qualification has been developed by the Passivhaus Institut to recognise those tradespeople that can demonstrate the required level of knowledge to construct a building to the Passivhaus standard.

This qualification will provide a seal of approval for contractors and builders and provide them with a distinction which will make them well placed to build Passivhaus’. The qualification will also give clients reassurance that a PHI qualified tradespeople will have the required level of experience and knowledge to construct a building to meet the Passivhaus requirements. 

The new qualification will be delivered by BRE and will be held at BRE’s main site in Watford.

For course dates and booking details see Passivhaus Tradesperson course

To download the draft course overview please click here

To download the course learning objectives please click here


Certified Passivhaus Designer course (CEPH)

Passivhaus Designer

Certified Passivhaus (CEPH) Designer.  This qualification is recognised as the industry standard for those intending to work professionally as a Passivhaus designer in the UK and abroad. 

It is recommended that course participants have a good basic understanding of Passivhaus principles prior to taking the course and some familiarity with the PHPP software is recommended.

BREs Certifeid Passivhaus Designer training course has one of the higgest pass rates in Europe which has been acknowledged by Dr. Wolfgang Feist.

For course dates and booking details see CEPH designer course


Passivhaus introduction and workshop

This introductory course and workshop is aimed at all those with an interest in low-energy design, construction and the Passivhaus standard. It introduces the delegates to the Passivhaus principles walking them through best practice construction techniques whilst highlighting the outline specification and certification criteria. The course will also introduce the delegates to the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP), the design and certification tool used to model the Passivhaus. The day will end with a hands-on workshop where delegates will use the PHPP to model a Certified Passivhaus.

For course dates and booking details see Passivhaus introduction and workshop