Recognising fire safety test experts Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Particularly competent and qualified persons in fire protection can apply for recognition as test experts for fire protection in order to be able to examine fire protection concepts / fire protection certificates in the building permit procedure instead of the building inspectorate.

The application must be attached to the required information and evidence in accordance with Section 3(2) of the Land Ordinance on Experts in Structural Fire Protection. In particular, the following documents are: proof of nationality, a CV with a complete indication of the professional career and the professional activity at the time of application, copies or photocopies of the diplomas of higher education institutions and all certificates of employment to date, a declaration that an application for a management certificate intended for submission to an authority (Section 30(5) of the Federal Central Register Act) has been submitted, or an equivalent document of a Member State of the European Union or a State assimilated under the law of the European Communities; the certificate of leadership or equivalent document shall not be older than three months, the proof of the existence of the conditions under Section 2(1) sentence 1 no. 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7, whereby the existence of the condition under Section 2(1) sentence 1 no. 4 must be proved by an expert opinion in accordance with Paragraph 4, and a statement that there are no grounds for failure under Section 2 (2).


Preconditions
The prerequisites for recognition can be read in Section 2 of the Land Ordinance on Experts in Structural Fire Protection. The instructions on the recognition procedure of experts in structural fire protection" describe the prerequisites in detail.
The application for recognition as a test expert or test expert for fire protection must be submitted in writing to the highest building inspectorate. It is necessary to indicate for which specialised area of recognition is sought and whether and how often a procedure for recognition as a test expert or test expert for fire protection, also outside the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, has been unsuccessful. Submission of evidence of the recognition requirements. Examination of the recognition requirements by the recognition authority. Proof of professional competence by examination Recognition and presentation of documents.