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Cable installer and pipe fitter (establishment)

Sikkerhedsstyrelsen

If you wish to work as a cable installer or pipe fitter in Denmark on a permanent basis, apply here.

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"PLEASE READ THIS, BEFORE YOU FILL OUT THE APPLICATION

If you want to apply for job in an authorised electrical / plumbing company, you will not have to apply for this approval, as in that case, it will be the authorised company, that will have to valuate whether your qualifications will be enough. In that case it is only necessary to contact us, if you have to be the technically responsible person in the company.

If you want to apply for work, and need an assessment of your foreign education instead, you can contact the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science: https://ufm.dk/en/education/recognition-and-transparency/recognition-guide Some might think that is an advantage, when they apply for a job in Denmark.

If you apply and get an approval as cable installer / pipe fitter, you can run cables / fit pipes, but you will not be allowed to connect and assemble the cables / pipes. In that case, you will have to make an agreement with an authorised company, so they can do the work, that you are not allowed to. It will aslo be them, who are responsible for the total installation to the owner. “

Persons who intend to work on a permanent basis in Denmark as a cable installer or a pipe fitter on basis of their professional qualifications acquired in another EU or EEA country or countries with which the EU has entered into an agreement on access to pursue a regulated profession, have to request for recognition of their professional qualifications.

You have to fill out the application form for approval. Once you have filled out the application, you submit the application form and the required documentation via the 'Start' - button.

Following documentation is required:

Cable installer:

  • Copy of documentary evidence of electrician’s qualification, or Copies of the attestations of professional competence or of the evidence of formal qualifications giving access to the profession as cable installer, if the profession or the education is regulated in the Member State of origin, or
  • If the profession or the education is not regulated in the Member State of origin, evidence that the applicants have pursued the profession as cable installer on a full-time basis for one year or for an equivalent overall duration on a part-time basis during the previous 10 years in another Member State and copy of attestations of professional competence or evidence of formal qualifications, or
  • Fulfilment of the requirements as regards automatic recognition, see section 12 of the executive order on the conducting of electric cables and water pipes.

Pipe fitter:

  • Copy of documentary evidence of smith’s qualification or plumbing fitter’s qualifications, or
  • Copies of the attestations of professional competence or of the evidence of formal qualifications giving access to the profession as cable installer, if the profession or the education is regulated in the Member State of origin, or
  • If the profession or the education is not regulated in the Member State of origin, evidence that the applicants have pursued the profession as pipe fitter on a full-time basis for one year or for an equivalent overall duration on a part-time basis during the previous 10 years in another Member State and copy of attestations of professional competence or evidence of formal qualifications, or
  • Fulfilment of the requirements as regards automatic recognition, see section 12 of the executive order on the conducting of electric cables and water pipes.

All the documents must be presented in Danish, English, German, Swedish or Norwegian. The academic certificates needs a sworn translation.

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