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Scheme active from July 2013

This is a Certification scheme for Individuals

Croatia – Certification of installers for small RES systems


Training and certification of installers for small RES systems, according to the Directive 28/2009/EC
Links to more information about the scheme

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mgipu.hr/default.aspx?id=37871

 

Supported Technology,
Size and Possibility of Financial Support
Are any other qualifications required to practice?
Technology Size Min and Max sizes Necessity of Cert./ Qual. Is the scheme mandatory or voluntary for the technology listed? Supporting financial schemes? Are there any supporting financial schemes? Necessity for financial support Is it mandatory to be certified to qualify for the financial incentive? EQF What level of education according to European Qualifications Framework is the scheme equivalent to? [?] Plumber Is the supporting qualification as a plumber required? Electrician Is the supporting qualification as an electrician required? Parts Is a specializiation in the companents required as a supporting qualification? Other Other requirement details Financial Schemes
Biomass Mandatory EQF L4

For biomass, solar thermal and shallow geothermal: Not regulated on national level, but depends of the yearly call for co-financing from Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency

Ground Heat Pump Mandatory EQF L4

For biomass, solar thermal and shallow geothermal: Not regulated on national level, but depends of the yearly call for co-financing from Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency

Shallow Geothermal Mandatory EQF L4

For biomass, solar thermal and shallow geothermal: Not regulated on national level, but depends of the yearly call for co-financing from Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency

Solar Photovoltaic Mandatory EQF L4

For PV: Feed-in tarrifs (currently suspended)

Solar Thermal Mandatory EQF L4

For biomass, solar thermal and shallow geothermal: Not regulated on national level, but depends of the yearly call for co-financing from Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency

Legislation, subsidies and standards
Costs/Benefit analysis (eg. payback period)
Design (appropriate design of system dependent in relation to targeted heating system)
Installation (actual installation process)
Commissioning (ensure effective commissioning of system for optimal performance)
Monitoring (operational or performance monitoring)
Maintenance (understanding of maintenance and warranty based issues)
Average training cost €1,001 - €3,000
Ongoing Costs in order to be Certified/Qualified Yes
Cost of refreshment courses (around 50 € yearly)
What is the anticipated duration of training for full certification/ qualification? less than 3 months
Theory Mandatory
Practical Mandatory
Workplace Learning Not Required
Examination Mandatory
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Ongoing Quality Control Not Required
The Certification is valid for 3 - 5 years
Requalification is required
Inspections of the installers work are carried out
Evaluation of wider standards
A financial penalty could apply
Retraining may be required
Suspension from the scheme
Exclusion from the scheme
None
Damage to the renewable energy system
Damage to wider energy infrastructure within end-users’ home
Structural or building damage
Significant degradation in system performance
Poor consumer code of conduct
There is an established process for mutual recognition
Documentation required when applying for mutual recognition
Evidence of certification
Evidence of formal training
Declaration
Evidence of quality
Additional tests or monitoring expected when applying for mutual recognition
An aptitude test
Undergo a period of monitoring
Demonstrate continuous professional development
Evidence of quality of installations
Other
Expected to demonstrate language ability
Expected to demonstrate insurance
Primary legislation: - Energy Efficiency Act (OG 127/14) Secondary regulations: - Ordinance on requirements and criteria for establishing a quality system for services and works for certification of installers of renewable energy sources - photovoltaic systems - Ordinance on requirements and criteria for establishing a quality system for services and works for certification of installers of renewable energy sources – solar thermal systems - Ordinance on requirements and criteria for establishing a quality system for services and works for certification of installers of renewable energy sources – small biomass boilers and furnaces - Ordinance on requirements and criteria for establishing a quality system for services and works for certification of installers of renewable energy sources – shallow geothermal systems and heat pumps

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