Fluorinated greenhouse gases; application for certificate of competence

Persons who install, inspect for leaks, maintain, repair, decommission equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases or recover the gases require a certificate of competence to perform their activities.

Description

Prerequisites

A certificate of competence for the respective activity is issued to persons who have

  • in the case of activities on stationary refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, heat pumps or refrigeration systems in refrigerated trucks or trailers, have successfully completed technical or craft training qualifying them for the respective activity or are exempt from the requirement of technical or craft training pursuant to sentence 5 or Section 5 (4) of the Chemicals Ozone Layer Ordinance and have in each case passed a theoretical and practical examination pursuant to Article 5 (1) of Regulation (EC) No. 303/2008 or Article 4 (1) of the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2067,
  • in the case of activities at installations containing fluorinated greenhouse gases as solvents, have successfully completed a technical or craft training course qualifying them for the activity in question or are exempt from the requirement for a technical or craft training course and have each passed a theoretical and practical examination in accordance with Article 3(1) of Regulation (EC) No 306/2008,
  • in the case of activities on fixed fire protection equipment, have passed a theoretical and practical examination in accordance with Article 5 Paragraph 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 304/2008,
  • in the case of activities on electrical switchgear
    • in accordance with Article 10(1)(a) in conjunction with Article 4(2)(f) of Regulation (EU) No 517/2014, have successfully completed technical or craft training qualifying them for the activity in question or are exempt from the requirement for technical or craft training and have passed a theoretical and practical examination in accordance with Article 3(1) of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2066, or
    • in accordance with Article 10(1)(c) in conjunction with Article 8(1)(e) of Regulation (EU) No 517/2014, have passed a theoretical and practical examination in accordance with Article 3(1) of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2066 or, with regard to high-voltage switchgear, in accordance with Article 4(1) of Regulation (EC) No 305/2008, or
  • in the case of activities on air-conditioning systems in motor vehicles or other mobile refrigeration and air-conditioning systems not covered by the first semicolon, have participated in a training program pursuant to Article 3(2) of Regulation (EC) No 307/2008 or meet the requirements pursuant to the first semicolon.

Deadlines

none

Required documents

  • Audit evidence

    certificate/proof of examination in accordance with the legislation referred to above

  • Certificate of participation in a training programme in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 307/2008

    for work on air-conditioning systems in motor vehicles or other mobile refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, unless the requirement under No. 1 above is met.

  • exemption from the requirement of technical or manual training, if applicable

    (only if an exemption has taken place)

  • Training certificate

    Proof of successfully completed technical or craft training qualifying for the job

Fees

  • Please contact the respective body directly (Chamber of Crafts, Chamber of Industry and Commerce insofar as they have been authorized by the responsible Chamber of Crafts to conduct tests, Guild of Crafts and bodies recognized by the Bavarian State Office for the Environment).

Legal bases

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

Status:22.09.2023

Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz

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