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Scheme active from June 2016


Primary Contact for the Scheme

Erik Potocar

Ministry of Infrastucture


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Slovenia – Installer Certification scheme

This scheme provides professional training for installers of the following devices to renewable energy sources :
  1. The boiler and biomass stoves
  2. heat pumps
  3. The shallow geothermal systems
  4. The solar thermal installations
  5. solar photovoltaic installations
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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 Voluntary Not applicable
Ground Heat Pump Voluntary Not applicable
Hydro Not applicable Not applicable
Solar Photovoltaic Voluntary Not applicable
Solar Thermal Voluntary Not applicable
Water Heat Pump Voluntary Not applicable
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
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 Mandatory
Examination Mandatory
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Mandatory
Ongoing Quality Control Not Required
The Certification is valid for I don’t know
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
Other, please detail No
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
Expected to demonstrate language ability
Expected to demonstrate insurance
Supplementary evidence details that are expected No