The Certified Passive House Tradesperson Exam is a standardized international exam set by the Passive House Institute (PHI), and is offered three times each year. 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.
The exam is 90 minutes and must be written in person. The exam includes six interdisciplinary modules on Passive House principles and the application of those principles, as well as the Building Envelope specialization module.
Examination dates are fixed by the Passive House Institute (PHI) and offered by Passive House Canada in cooperation with PHI. Information on exam regulations and exam learning targets can be found on the PHI website.
- 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)