CPHC Training Schedule & Registration
Continuing Education Credits
PHIUS is an AIA National, International, and Distance CES Provider
Earn 63 LU/HSW units
PHIUS CPHC Training is approved by GBCI
Earn 32 CEU
Continuing education credits available from the Building Performance Institute
Earn 27.13 CE credits
PHIUS-trained CPHC® consultants are leading the adoption of passive building from coast to coast by designing and building quality-assured projects across all of North America's varied climate zones. Join a robust community of passive building practitioners and register for CPHC training today!
Become a CPHC®
- Apply for CPHC Training.
- Complete Phase I 35-40 hour online training modules — rolling registration — students have access for four (4) months.
- THEN Compete Phase II 5-day In-Class training — register early to ensure your spot in class
- OR attend Phase I+II combined 100% In-Class training at Yestermorrow (only offered once a year)
- Complete and pass the CPHC Exam comprising both In-Class and Take-Home portion
- You are now a CPHC!
Phase I: Online Sessions (recommended 4/6-weeks)
Phase I of the CPHC training comprises a series of pre-recorded online virtual sessions taught by expert instructors, collected readings, recommended resources, and quizzes; altogether comprising about 35-40 hours of learning material. Participants can ask questions and connect with other CPHC course registrants via our online training platform. Students should complete Phase I training prior to starting Phase II.
2018 Phase I Dates/Locations
NEW! Starting in 2018, Phase I—the online training component—is now available anytime! You can complete the (roughly) 40 hrs. of class work at your convenience; it'll take about four weeks. Enrollees have access to Phase I materials for four months.
Phase II: In-Class Instruction (5-days)
The second phase of CPHC training follows the online portion and is focussed on design exercises, and WUFI Passive and THERM software training. Both Phase I and II are required to successfully complete the course and to be eligible to take the final exam.
Please Note: You must first apply for acceptance to the program using the form below under the "Apply for Admission Today" section and be accepted prior to registering for the training.
2018 Phase II Dates/Locations
|Location||Class Dates||Early Bird
Hosted by Yestermorrow Design/Build School
7865 Main Street
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
|Jan 26||Sat. Jan 26
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Hosted by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU)
80 M Street SE, Suite 310
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
|May 10||May 10
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration Fees - PHIUS Hosted Trainings
|PHASE II EARLYBIRD|
*The CPHC Certification exam requires separate registration. See the CPHC Exam page for details.
Apply for Admission Today - PHIUS Hosted Trainings
Please note: You must apply for admission and be accepted by PHIUS before registering and paying for the course.
This course requires a base knowledge in building science commensurate with architectural training, hands-on building experience, or similar background. PHIUS reserves the right to admit applicants into training without all pre-qualifications complete, with the understanding that the candidate will demonstrate proficiency in all required areas prior to certification.
For full details and admission requirements, please see below. Once you've reviewed the Paths to Acceptance:
- Please fill out the application form (immediately below) and submit.
- Wait for a confirmation email from email@example.com regarding your admission status.
- Once you have been admitted, register using the online registration form at the bottom of this page.
2. REGISTRATION - PHASE I Online
Please apply for admission following the instructions above. Once you have received an acceptance email, use the links below to register and pay for the program. Do not proceed to registration and payment below until receiving your acceptance message from firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. REGISTRATION - PHASE II In-Class
Register here only after receiving confirmation of being accepted to the program from email@example.com and having registered and being on track to complete Phase I Online.