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Pyrotechnicien en chef (France)

  • Generic name of profession

    Fireworks technician
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Pyrotechnicien en chef
    Pyrotechnician Chief (EN)
    Pyrotechnicien (FR)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  Directive 2007/23/EC of 23/05/2007 concerning the placing on the market of pyrotechnic articles repealed by Article 48 of Directive No. 2013/29/UE
    National legislation:
    Décret n° 2010-580 du 31 mai 2010 (NOR : IOCA0926412D) ; Arrêté du 31 mai 2010 pris en application des articles 3, 4 et 6 du décret n° 2010-580 du 31 mai 2010 (NOR : IOCA1012736A )
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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    ATT - Attestation of competence , Art. 11 a
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Responsable de la mise en œuvre de spectacles pyrotechniques. En fonction du certificat de qualification dont le pyrotechnicien en chef dispose, il peut assurer la responsabilité de la mise en œuvre de tous (niveau 2) ou de la plupart (niveau 1) des artifices de divertissement (détails dans l'arrêté IOCA1012736A du 31 mai 2010, article 28). Le responsable de la mise en œuvre de spectacles pyrotechniques supervise toutes les activités de montage, de tir et de démontage des artifices de divertissement composant le spectacle pyrotechnique que les pyrotechniciens exécutent.
    Responsible for the implementation of fireworks. Depending on the certification pyrotechnician whose chief features, it can take responsibility for the implementation of all (level 2) or most (level 1) fireworks. Responsible for the implementation of fireworks oversees all activities of assembly, disassembly and shooting fireworks up the fireworks pyrotechnics that run (EN)
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