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Feiersvenn (Norway)

  • Generic name of profession

    Chimney sweep
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Jorneyman in sweeping chimneys/ies (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Forskrift 26. juni 2002 nr. 729 om organisering og dimensjonering av brannvesen
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Recognition of professional experience Annex IV - automatic recognition
    Level in case of subsidiary application of GS:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    • fjerning av sot og aske fra piper • kontroll av piper og ildsted • tilsyn med fyringsanlegg • informasjon om brannrisiko og sikkerhet i hjemmet
    • clearing ash and soot from chimnies • control of chimnies and fireplace/oven • inspection of heating plants • information about dangers of fire, fire preventive measures and manner of behavior should a fire occur at home (EN)
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