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Scheme active from September 2012

This is a Certification scheme for Individuals

Primary Contact for the Scheme

State Energy Inspectorate under the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

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Lithuania – Certification scheme for installers of small-scale (up to 100 kW) RES technologies.

Scheme provides requirements for installers of small-scale (up to 100 kW) RES technologies (biomass boilers and stoves, geothermal systems and heat pumps, solar and solar thermal installiations), certification and installers installation quality control procedures.
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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
Air Heat Pump ... up to 100kW Voluntary EQF L4
Biomass ... up to 100kW Voluntary EQF L4
Ground Heat Pump ... up to 100kW Voluntary EQF L4
Stoves (<100 kW) ... up to 100kW Voluntary EQF L4
Shallow Geothermal ... up to 100kW Voluntary EQF L4
Solar Photovoltaic ... up to 100kW Voluntary EQF L4
Solar Thermal ... up to 100 Voluntary EQF L4
Water Heat Pump ... up to 100kW Voluntary EQF L4
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 €0 - €1,000
Ongoing Costs in order to be Certified/Qualified
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) Mandatory
Ongoing Quality Control Mandatory
Supplementary Training Information For Stoves: Same as for other technologies
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
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
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
Expected to demonstrate language ability
Expected to demonstrate insurance