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Scheme active from March 2013

This is a Certification scheme for Individuals

Luxembourg – Master craftsmen diploma electrician and Master craftsmen diploma plumber and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning)


The contents of the courses for Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal, Heat Pump and Biomass are integrated in the programmes of: a) the Master craftsmen diploma electrician: Solar Photovoltaic and Heat Pump b) the Master craftsmen diploma plumber and HVAC: Solar Thermal, Heat Pump and Biomass. The courses are mandatory for the participants of the Master craftsmen diploma. As for the Master Craftsmen Diploma, the same courses for Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal, Heat Pump and Biomass are offered via advanced professional training at a voluntary basis.
Links to more information about the scheme

cdm.lu/mon-brevet-de-maitrise/fr/organisation-du-brevet/liste-metiers-et-programmes

cdm.lu/formation-continue/formations?formation=4801&category_id=46&category_id=70

 

Certification Bodies

cdm.lu

Certification Providers

The Chamber of skilled crafts is accredited by law for organising the Master craftsmen diploma as well as for organising advanced training programmes.


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 Mandatory EQF L5 ... Certified HVAC, or other qualification level EQF3 or higher
Biomass Mandatory EQF L5
Shallow Geothermal Mandatory EQF L5 ... Certified HVAC, or other qualification level EQF3 or higher
Solar Photovoltaic Mandatory EQF L5 ... Certified HVAC, or other qualification level EQF3 or higher
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)
Other Yes the Mastercraftmen Diploma covers managerial skills and specific professional training.
Average training cost €1,001 - €3,000
The cost for the complete Master Craftsman is €1,001 - €3,000. The cost for the specific course if you are already a Master Craftsman is 650 Euro per course (Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal, Heat Pump or Biomass).
Ongoing Costs in order to be Certified/Qualified
What is the anticipated duration of training for full certification/ qualification? 3-5 years
other Training Duration details Less than 3 months for the Advanced professional training certificate
Theory Mandatory
Practical Mandatory
Workplace Learning Not Required
Examination Mandatory
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Not Required
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
Other, please detail Yes
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 needed evidence No
Other
Expected to demonstrate language ability
Expected to demonstrate insurance
Supplementary evidence details that are expected No
Master craftsmen diploma – Règlement ministériel 24/08/2012 Concerning the Voluntary courses: The missions of the Chamber of Skilled Crafts are defined by law, amongst other, one mission is organisation of advanced trainings and Master craftsmen courses ; The Chamber of skilled crafts is accredited by law for organising the Master craftsmen diploma as well as for organising advanced trainings.
Master craftsmen diploma : +/- 200 persons trained Advanced professional training certificate : +/- 200 persons trained
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