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Certification needed for work on gas appliances

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 January 2023

What changes?

Does your company (or do you) work with boilers or gas-driven hot water tanks? Or do you handle plumbing for air supply or fume removal? From 1 April 2022 you will need to be certified to install or maintain gas appliances or pipes. If you do not have a valid certificate as of 1 April 2022 you are no longer allowed to perform these activities. This is then considered an offence. This legal obligation is introduced to prevent accidents with carbon monoxide.

For whom?

  • Installation agencies
  • (Self-employed) installation technicians

When?

Installers need a valid certificate from 1 January 2023.

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO
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