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Price (exclusive of GST)
  • $345.00 for members
  • $595.00 for non-members
  • $245.00 for future thinker

Homestar Practitioner

The Homestar Practitioner course is the first step in your Homestar journey and equips you with a good knowledge of the fundamentals of Homestar.

This course is delivered via an online learning platform via a combination of different learning tools such as e-books, e-presentations and activities to ensure that you can be fully across Homestar no matter where or when you want to learn.

Please note , that this training is on the latest version 5.

Course participants

The Homestar Practitioner course is for people with an interest in healthy, warm homes, and their sustainability. This course is for those who want to play a key role in the sustainability of the built environment and are keen to communicate the benefits of Homestar. The Practitioner pathway is a pre-requisite for the Designer course.

This qualification is best suited to those who want to gain:

  • Good understanding of Homestar fundamentals
  • Help communicate benefits of Homestar to the market
  • Represent commitment to sustainability in the built environment
  • Assist in the design and construction of Homestar projects
  • Access to general Homestar resources
  • Logo for use on website and email
  • Listing in directory on NZGBC website

    Access and watch the Introduction to Homestar course , which covers the first two modules of the full Practitioner course.


    Upon completion of all modules, all trainees must pass an online exam in order to become a certified Practitioner, or as pre-requisite for the Designer course.

    Course duration:

    We recommend you allow half a day to complete this course including the exam which is essential if you want to later attend the Designer course.


    To access the online modules, please purchase the course. You will then receive a notification email from LearnWorlds with your log in details to the online programme. Please note, this may take up to 3 working days.


    Find a list of frequently asked questions here.

    CPD points:

    50 NZRAB points available

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