Voorwaarden

To be recognised as a training centre, the centre must fulfil:

  • general recognition conditions ((opent in nieuw venster)) that apply to all the recognitions relating to the environment
    • in the 3 years that precede the application for the Flemish recognition certificate, the applicant has not been convicted of a criminal offence in a member state of the European Economic Area, for infringements of the environmental legislation concerning the use of the recognition.
    • in the 2 years that precede the application for the Flemish recognition certificate, no recognition with the same object was revoked due to infringement of the obligations associated with that recognition.
  • special recognition conditions:
    • have sound procedures in place to organise the examination
    • have suitable technical personnel
    • organise a regulatory examination jury.

More information on the recognition conditions (in het Nederlands) ((opent in nieuw venster)) can be found on the website of the Department of Environment and Spatial Development.

Validity period and obligations

The recognition is valid for an indefinite period. The training centre must meet the following obligations among others to retain recognition:

  • provide quality training
  • guarantee objectivity and independence
  • organise training and examinations as prescribed
  • have the necessary infrastructure in place to organise the examination
  • award certificates and submit the examination file to the competent authorities
  • hold insurance for third-party liability, including professional liability, in connection with the use of the recognition

More info on the obligations (in het Nederlands) ((opent in nieuw venster)) of the recognised training centre can be found on the Department of Environment and Spatial Development website.

Procedure

Request your recognition from the Flemish administration.

The competent unit will handle your request. This could involve a site visit. The leading official from the Energy and Climate Agency of Flanders will take a decision within 90 days of you submitting the complete file.

Bedrag

The application for recognition is free.

Wetgeving

Flemish regulation on environmental recognitions (VLAREL).

  • Laatst gewijzigd op 29/10/2021
  • Deelnemend netwerk
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