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Brannkonstabel (Norway)

  • Generic name of profession

  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Firefighter (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  no EU level regulation
    National legislation:
    Forskrift 26. juni 2002 nr. 729 om organisering og dimensjonering av brannvesen
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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:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    • kontrollere og slukke brann • redde personell fra brennende bygninger, ulykkessteder og andre livstruende situasjoner • være i innsatsstyrke ved brann og akutte ulykker • håndtere transportulykker og lekkasje av farlige stoffer • håndtere lekkasje av kjemiske eller farlige stoffer
    • controlling and putting out fires • rescuing victims from burning buildings, accident sites and other dangerous situations • be in a task force in case of fire and acute accidents • respond to road crashes and hazardous material spillage • managing chemical or hazardous substance spills (EN)
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