The training centre must be recognised in order to be allowed to organise the examination for electrical switchgear technicians.
To be recognised as a training centre for electrical switchgear technicians, the training centre must fulfil:
the general recognition conditions ((opens in new window)) that apply to all recognitions relating to the environment
and the following special conditions:
the training centre must have
effective procedures in place to organise the examination
organise a regulatory examination jury.
You can find additional information on recognition conditions for training centres for electrical switchgear technicians ((opens in new window)) on the website of the Department of Environment and Spatial Development (Dutch: Departement Omgeving).
Applications must be submitted to the Territorial Development, Environmental Planning and Projects (Dutch: Gebiedsontwikkeling, Omgevingsplanning en -projecten/GOP) Division of the Department of Environment and Spatial Development.
You can find the application form and guidelines for the examination procedure ((opens in new window)) on the website of the Department of Environment and Spatial Development.
The training centre can submit the application and related documents via the online recognition desk of the Department of Environment and Spatial Development ((opens in new window)).
Decision: the leading civil servant of the department shall reach a decision on whether or not to recognise the training centre within 90 days of submission of the complete application.
Recognition as a training centre is granted for an indefinite period.
A recognised training centre must meet a number of requirements to retain its recognition.
No fee is payable for the recognition application.
Flemish regulation on environmental recognitions (Vlaams reglement inzake erkenningen met betrekking tot het leefmilieu/VLAREL).