Inspecting air conditioning systems – obtaining a license step by step

1. 5. 2014 | Source: Point of Single Contact (PSC) Czech Republic

This activity consists of inspecting air conditioning systems with rated cooling outputs of greater than 12 kW.

The applicant must be professionally qualified. For the purposes of this law, professionally qualified means a university education ending with a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree in the energy or construction field as part of an engineering focus and 3 years experience in the field, or a secondary education with a school-leaving examination in the energy or construction field as part of an engineering education and 6 years experience in the field, or a higher professional education in the energy or construction field as part of an engineering focus and 5 years experience in the field.

The applicant must also pass an examination (written and oral exams) to perform authorized activities in the field of energy efficiency. This examination is taken before an expert committee of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. After successful completion, it is enough to apply for registration in the list of energy specialists.

Any natural person who meets the conditions for granting authorization pursuant to § 10 paragraph 2 of Act. No. 406/2000 Coll., Energy Management, may apply for this activity. Based on the written application, the applicant will be invited to an examining board, where he must pass an examination (written and oral exams). After passing the examination, the applicant will be issued a certificate enabling him to perform this activity.

Application for an energy specialist license

  • The application shall be submitted to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
  • The application shall be submitted on a form available on the website of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The application must then be completed by hand and physically sent together with all annexes to the address of the Ministry of Industry and Trade

The application shall include:

  • Proof of experience (confirmation from an employer, for the self-employed an affidavit on the length and field of experience)
  • Copy of a document attesting to the education received (diploma or secondary school certificate)

Further information on the licence proceedings

Passing an exam before an expert committee, the decision and certificate issued within 30 days

The business may be conducted after fulfilling all the above stated requirements.

Related information:

If you have any questions, you can contact Points of Single Contact (PSC) set up at 15 municipal trade licence offices in all regions. More information on PSCs.

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