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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 Certified Passive House Consultants (CPHC®) 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®

  1. Apply & Register for CPHC Training. Registration closes 2-weeks prior to Phase II start day
  2. Complete Phase I 35-40 hour online training modules
  3. AND Compete Phase II 5-day In-Class training (Phase I & II must be completed sequentially)
  4. OR attend Phase I+II combined 100% In-Class training at Yestermorrow (only offered once a year)
  5. Complete and pass the CPHC Exam comprising both In-Class and Take-Home portion
  6. You are now a CPHC!

Phase I: Online Sessions (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. Access to Phase I materials remains available for reference until a month after Phase II concludes.  


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.

Yestermorrow training application and registration is through Yestermorrow, see links below.

Fall/Winter 2017/18 CPHC Trainings

Location Registration Cut-Off Class Dates Exam

Hosted by Yestermorrow Design/Build School 
at Burlington Electric Department

585 Pine Street, Burlington VT 05401
Instructor: TBD

Click here to apply/register through Yestermorrow

November 20

Phase I Now until Nov 26

Phase II In-Person runs November 27 – December 1, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

December 1
1:00 – 5:00 pm

Hosted by PHIUS
at DVGBC Philadelphia, PA

 2401 Walnut Street, Suite 103
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Apply below

November 20

Phase I Now until Dec 3

Phase II In-Person runs December 4 – 8, 2017, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

December 8,
12:00 - 3:30 pm

Hosted by PHIUS
at Master Builders Association, Bellevue, WA (Seattle-area)

335 116th Ave. SE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Apply below

November 27

Phase I Now until Dec 10

Phase II In-Person runs
December 11 – 15,  8:30 am – 5:00 pm

December 15,
1:00 – 5:00 pm


Hosted by PHIUS
at WeWork, New York City

 Grand Central Location
450 Lexington Ave. NYC 10017

Apply below

December 29

Phase I Now until Jan 14

Phase II In-Person runs
January 15 – 19, 2018, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

January 19,
1:00 – 5:00 pm


Winter 2018 -- 100% In-Class Training

Location Registration Cut-Off Class Dates Exam

Hosted by Yestermorrow Design/Build School

7865 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT 05673
Instructor: TBD

Click here to apply/register through Yestermorrow

N/A (contact Yestermorrow for specifics)

January 20-28, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

January 28
1:00-5:00 pm



Registration Fees - PHIUS Hosted Trainings Registration Fees - Yestermorrow Hosted Trainings
Apply for admission/register through PHIUS below
Click here to apply & register for Hosted by Yestermorrow trainings

PHAUS Professional Members: $1,650 USD 

Non-Members: $1,800 USD 

The CPHC Certification exam requires separate registration. See the CPHC Exam page for details.

PHAUS Professional Members: $1,950 USD 

Non-Members: $2,100 USD 

The CPHC Certification exam requires separate registration. See the CPHC Exam page for details.

Apply for Admission Today - PHIUS Hosted Trainings

(Yestermorrow trainings click here)

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:

  1. Please fill out the application form (immediately below) and submit.
  2. Wait for a confirmation email from regarding your admission status.
  3. Once you have been admitted, register using the online registration form at the bottom of this page.


Registration: Winter 2017-18

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

Please use the below form to let us know a location you would like to see a future training be held.

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