Acknowledge test experts for technical installations

Particularly experienced and qualified persons in the field of technical building equipment can apply for recognition as test experts for technical installations in order to be able to carry out the test before commissioning and the recurrent inspections of installations subject to inspection in accordance with building regulations.

The application shall be attached to the necessary information and evidence in accordance with Section 5(2) of the Land Ordinance on the Testing of Building Equipment and Facilities. 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 certificate of leadership intended for submission to an authority (Section 30(5) of the Federal Central Register Act) has been made or an equivalent document of a Member State of the European Union or a State equivalent under the law of the European Communities; the certificate of leadership or equivalent document shall not be older than three months, a list of existing test equipment, aids and equipment, the evidence of the existence of the conditions referred to in Paragraph 4 (1) nos. 1 and 3 and 4, whereby the existence of the condition referred to in Section 4(1) no. 4 must be demonstrated by an expert opinion within the meaning of paragraph 3, and a statement that there are no grounds for failure under Section 4(2).

The application for recognition as an expert in the examination or test of technical installations shall be submitted to the recognition authority. A form for the application is listed on the homepage of the Ministry of Finance:

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The prerequisites for recognition can be found in Section 4 of the Land Ordinance on the Testing of Home Technology Installations and Facilities.
The application for recognition as a test expert or test expert for technical installations 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 an examination expert or test expert for technical installations, 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 .

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