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Permission to organise Certified Installer training

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

Organisations providing Certified Installer training in accordance with the RES Directive (European Union Renewable Energy Directive) must apply for a permission to organise the training from the Energy Authority.

The Energy Authority shall define the areas of competence for the trainer in which the trainer can provide additional and upgrading professional training leading to certification to installers of renewable energy systems. The competence areas are solar thermal systems, photovoltaic systems, biothermal systems and heat pump systems.

Do the following

Fill in the RES trainer's application for approval and send it to the Energy Authority.

Questions and a request to join the RES trainers' email list can be sent to

To whom and on what terms

An organisation applying to become an RES trainer shall have sufficient teaching staff and facilities suitable for the training, as well as the necessary technical equipment and equipment for each area of competence to be applied for.

A fee is charged for the service.

Period of validity

The permission is valid until further notice.

Basic information

The service is provided byEnergy Authority
Responsible for the serviceEnergy Authority
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Energy Authority
Updated: 29/1/2021