Persons responsible for event technology; application for a certificate of competence

Persons who wish to work as event technology managers can apply for a certificate of competence.



The application must be accompanied by proof of suitable training or the necessary professional experience.

Persons responsible for event technology who require a certificate of competence are

  • Certified master craftsmen for event technology
  • Technical specialists who have passed the subject-specific part of the "Certified Master Craftsman for Event Technology" examination,
  • university graduates with a university degree in theater or event technology with at least one year of professional experience in the technical operation of stages, studios or multi-purpose halls and
  • technical stage and studio specialists (theater and lighting technicians) who have obtained a certificate of competence in accordance with the regulations in force until the ordinance comes into force.


The application can be submitted in writing, by email or online to the relevant Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

The application must be accompanied by proof of suitable training or the required professional experience and a passport photo. The IHK will review the application and issue a certificate of competence if necessary.

Special notes

Proof of the required prerequisites must always be enclosed with the application.



Processing time

approx. 2 weeks

Required documents

  • The following documents are required:

    • Proof of having successfully passed the "Certified Master Craftsman for Event Technology" examination.
    • Proof of a university degree in the field of theatre or event technology (plus one year of professional experience in event technology)
    • Proof of technical stage and studio expertise (theatre or lighting master)
    • Evidence of equivalent training acquired in another member state of the European Union or a state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and evidenced by a training certificate shall be deemed equivalent in accordance with the European Directives on the recognition of professional qualifications.
    • for certificate of competency: passport photo


  • A fee of EUR 50.00 is charged for the certificate of competence.




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