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In Austria, the training of qualified experts is managed mainly by the Länder authorities, universities, Chambers of Commerce and Civil Engineers as well as some private organisations.   Qualified experts are not obliged to attend recognised courses, but these are offered and have been widely used.   One such course is offered by the Austrian Centre for Productivity and Efficiency (ÖPWZ).  
Post date: 3 Oct 2012
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Training courses for Energy Auditors (Buildings) - Polish Energy Conservation Foundation (Poszanowania Energii Fundacja)   In Poland, the Energy Conservation Foundation organises training for individuals wishing to become energy auditors of residential and public buildings. The course is designed for people with a higher education in electrical, mechanical or environmental engineering, construction and energy related fields, however it is also possible for people with a secondary technical education to take part.  
Post date: 3 Oct 2012
Type: Link

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Post date: 1 Oct 2012
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Post date: 1 Oct 2012
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Post date: 24 Sep 2012
Type: Note

In Malta, those wishing to become assessors of (residential) Buildings, boilers and/or A/C installations, apart from having a relevant degree, need to undertake a period of training approved by the Malta Resources Authority.   Information about potential assessors and ongoing courses can be found in the website of the Building Regulations Office of the Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs.
Post date: 14 Sep 2012
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In Finland, boiler inspection is not mandatory. However, the Heating Energy Association organises training courses for the operation and inspection of oil-based boilers.   Once the training has been completed successfully, the participants can apply for certification as boiler inspectors. More information and details can be found at the website of the Heating Energy Association.
Post date: 14 Sep 2012
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Post date: 7 Sep 2012
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A detailed description of the qualifications of the energy auditors and the training and certification procedure is included in this presidential decree.
Post date: 17 Aug 2012
Type: Publication

In the Czech Republic, experts in building certification, as well as inspectors of boilers and A/C systems, have to pass different examinations, but the same expert can be simultaneously authorised to perform more than one of these activities.  
Post date: 11 Jul 2012
Type: Link