South West College invites applications for free places on the industry leading PASSIVHAUS Tradesperson course

Course to focus on the general principles of Passive House and an in-depth look at various fabric elements…

Internationally acclaimed, South West College is delighted to offer the industry developed, PASSIVHAUS Tradesperson course on February 10, free of charge.

Taking place at the Crest Centre in Enniskillen, the course is aimed at construction industry professionals or those with a keen and practical interest in the principles of Passive House and sustainable construction.

The three-day course will provide students with the skills and theory required to inform their practice moving forward.

The course will be delivered by internationally renowned Passive House Designers and Trainers with a wide range of construction industry experience. Internationally acclaimed South West College has trained over 300 Passive House tradespeople in recent years and in 2021 opened the world’s largest building and first educational building to achieve a Passive House Premium standard rating and many of those who worked on the project were Passive House certified.

Barry McCarron, Acting Head of Business Development at South West College and current chairperson of Passive House Ireland said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for construction industry professionals to update their skills and knowledge. The course will not only be taught by some of the leading experts in the principles and practices of Passive House but will also offer students the opportunity to work through the more practical elements of the course in a building that has been designed to Passive House standards.”

To be eligible for one of the free places on the PASSIVEHAUS Tradesperson course applicants must be over 18 years of age, eligible to work in NI, have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years or have indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK. The Flexible Skills Fund is accessible to all groups including those currently in employment or those presently unemployed.

The course will be delivered over three days beginning on Thursday, 10 February in the CREST Centre, Enniskillen.
For further information on the course delivery or the application process please contact Nicola Quinn via email: