Welcome to the Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Course - PACKAGE by Smart Plus Academy, your pathway to achieving the internationally recognized Passivhaus Tradesperson Certification provided by the Passivhaus Institute. This self-paced course is designed for independent learners, offering you the flexibility to study at your convenience and set your own pace.
Our course is structured into four comprehensive modules, each focusing on a critical aspect of Passivhaus construction. You'll gain a holistic understanding of the principles, techniques, and tools used in the creation of energy-efficient, comfortable, and sustainable buildings.
Here's a glimpse into the course structure:
Module 01 - Building Envelope: Learn about Passive House principles, sustainable construction and design, and more.
Module 02 - Windows and Ventilation: Discover how to install windows, manage shading, and set up systems for fresh air and heat recovery.
Module 03 - Build-ups, Details, and Conditioning: Understand how to construct different types of buildings, connect different parts, and set up systems to keep the house warm or cool.
Module 04 - Retrofit and Certification: Learn about upgrading old buildings to make them more energy-efficient and the process of achieving Passive House certification.
Over 8 hours of content
- All you need to easily pass the exam, including mock exams and tips and tricks.
- The official online exam by the Passivhaus Institute to become a certified Passivhaus Tradesperson.
Navigating the Mathematical Challenges:
Concerned about the mathematical aspects of Passivhaus design? Don't worry, Smart Plus Academy has you covered. Our course simplifies complex concepts with practical tips and exercises, ensuring you're well-prepared for the exam. Our comprehensive materials are designed to be self-explanatory, and you'll have constant access to our expert teachers through chat. Plus, you'll be part of a dynamic study community for additional support. With us, you're on a smooth path to mastering Passivhaus principles and acing your certification exam.
Why Choose Our Passivhaus Tradesperson Course - Package:
Join our globally-focused Passivhaus Tradesperson Course, where unmatched flexibility and relevance meet:
✅ Unmatched Flexibility: Tailored for busy professionals, enjoy 12 months of access to our extensive course material.
✅ Global Relevance: Learn sustainable design principles applicable in diverse climates, enhancing your global design expertise.
✅ Exclusive Learning Tools: Our unique SPA-Formula Sheet, practical exercises, and mock-up exams are curated for your mastery of Passivhaus certification.
✅ Dual Certification Advantage: Gain both Passivhaus certification and an attendance certificate for CPD points, elevating your professional profile.
✅ Global Expertise: Benefit from the experience of our trainers, seasoned in diverse climates across three continents, committed to empowering you to make an impact in sustainable architecture.
Your Exclusive Bonuses with Smart Plus Academy:
⭐Master Passivhaus Basics - Designer Pre-Course: A comprehensive preparatory course designed to build your foundation from the ground up. Ideal for beginners, it includes 'before and after' quizzes to monitor your learning progress.
⭐The Magic Formula: A revolutionary tool to simplify 80% of your Passivhaus calculations, making complex tasks manageable and memorable.
⭐SPA-Formula Sheet: Far more than a standard formula sheet, it serves as a comprehensive guide for your exam and a lasting resource in your professional endeavors, consolidating all essential information in one user-friendly location.
Your Triple Guarantee with Smart Plus Academy:
- Satisfaction Guarantee: If you're not fully satisfied within a week of starting or before completing the first module, let us know. We offer a full refund, making your investment completely risk-free.
- Price Match Promise: Found the same Certified Passivhaus Designer course at a lower price elsewhere? Tell us and we'll match that price, ensuring you receive top-quality education at the best rate.
- Certification Guarantee: Worried about passing the exam? We provide up to 3 attempts, backed by our track record of a 100% pass rate. Your success in certification is our commitment.
Elevate Your Architectural Career
Advance your professional journey in architecture with Smart Plus Academy's Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson Course. Begin today and aim for certification in just two months, or set a personalized pace to complete within a year. The flexibility is yours. Commit to a path of sustainable design excellence and shape a successful future. Take the next step in your career – enroll now.
Embark on a learning journey that unveils the core of Passive House principles, covering the following topics:
Passive House Basics
- Overview of Passivhaus principles and certification
- Health and comfort considerations
- Systems and strategies for managing shading
- Economics of Passivhaus design and construction; cost and risk reduction
- Quality assurance and building certification
- Sustainable construction and design
Building Envelope Specialisation
- Airtightness, vapour and weather-control systems
- Materials and approaches for creating the thermal envelope
- Construction detailing and systems
- Retrofitting of old buildings
- The components and installation of windows
- Designs and solutions to address thermal bridging
Building Services Specialisation
- Systems and strategies for ventilation and heat-recovery
- The components of heat-recovery ventilation systems
- Design and sizing of heat-recovery ventilation systems
- Techniques and strategies for managing heating and cooling
- The use and optimisation of domestic hot water systems
This is an on demand course and can be undertaken at any time. Students will receive instant 185 days access to the course materials.
ONLINE EXAM: Exam duration 3 hours plus setup and submission (allow 5 hours) Multiple exam dates available to choose from when you are ready
Inclusion list of the On-Demand Passivhaus Tradesperson Course 3.0 package:
This all-inclusive package provides everything you need to become a certified Passivhaus professional.
- Full Course Access on start date: Kickstart your learning journey instantly with our comprehensive course material.
- 2 weeks Course Access: Enjoy access until your exam day.
- Exam Prep Training: Equip yourself for success with our thorough exam preparation training.
- Exam: Take a step towards achieving your Passivhaus Tradesperson Certification with three-hour exam.
This handpicked inclusion list and material list are specially assembled by Smart Plus Academy, designed for your success in becoming a certified Passivhaus tradesperson. With us, you're not just enrolling in a course, but investing in a comprehensive success package.
- Flipbook Training Material: Engage with our interactive flipbook training materials.
- Exam-Relevant PDFs: Prepare for your exam with homework, exercises, and summaries.
- Passivhaus Tools and Formula Booklet: Access our exclusive tools and formula booklet designed for Passivhaus tradespersons.
- Additional Reading Materials: Deepen your understanding with our handpicked reading materials and resources.
- Personalised Certification of Participation: Receive a personalised certificate of participation.
- Exam Prep Course: Get ready for success with our exam prep course, including a mock-up exam.
Who should take this course?
⭐ This course is specifically designed for people working in the construction sector, including builders, site supervisors, carpenters, bricklayers, electricians, plumbers, window installers and thermal insulation installers.
⭐ This course is suitable for owner-builders wanting to learn more about Passivhaus. However, sitting the final exam is not recommended or necessary for individuals who do not plan to work in the building sector.
What do you need for this course?
This course is conducted remotely with students participating and accessing study materials via the internet. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they have an adequate data connection. Speeds of 4 MBPS are required for the online course and 16 MBPS are required for the final online exam.
Students need to supply their own PC or Mac computer with web camera and microphone capabilities. Other materials required include a scientific calculator.
It is recommended that students have coloured pens, post-it notes and a notepad at hand.