Competency requirements within the vehicle branch

  Appointed responsible person 1) Refrigeration fitter 2)

Vehicle
air-conditioning

  • Vocational -, further or specialist qualification
    in vehicle technology
  • Qualification applicable to the vehicle branch (levels: Specialist Qualification
    or Engineer)
  • For other options, please refer to Appointed responsible
    person requirements
    (under 3 kilos or minimum of 3 kilos)

In special cases:

  • Completion of competence training exam organised
    by a body approved
    by Tukes
 
  • Completion of competence training exam organised by a body
    approved by Tukes
  • For other options, please refer to
    refrigeration fitter requirements
    (under 3 kilos or minimum of 3 kilos)

 

 

 

1) Appointed responsible person

  • The appointed responsible person is in charge of affirming that the operation conforms to environmental protection requirements and that the installers and fitters fulfil competency requirements
  • If the appointed responsible person works as a fitter or an installer, he or she must also fulfil the necessary competency requirements.
  • In the lack of qualification in vehicle technology, the owner of an auto repair shop may act as the appointed responsible person for vehicle air-conditioning after completion of a qualification test organised a body approved by Tukes.

2) Refrigeration fitter

  • A person carrying out maintenance, installation and repair work on cooling and air conditioning equipment and geothermal heat pumps and handling refrigerants related to those installations.
  • A person attending to the installation and maintenance of vehicle air-conditioners and recovery of their refrigerants
  • In waste management, a person involved in recovery of refrigerant