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Qualification: Municipal warden (no legal status)

Municipal warden (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:
- autonomously plan, prepare, carry out and check own work
- make rational use of energy, material and time
- implement tasks within the competence of the local community
- act in accordance with regulations when performing tasks and exercising powers and identify infringements that are within the competence of a municipal warden
- carry out tasks in accordance with regulations governing road safety
- protect the environment, public property and the natural and cultural heritage
- maintain public order
- prevent criminal offences and take action in the case of detection of criminal offences
- exercise powers and implement practical procedures
- communicate with co-workers, customers and superiors
- ensure the quality and efficiency of work in the working environment in accordance with standards
- use application software adapted to the field
- protect health and the environment

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  • General secondary or secondary technical education,
  • a medical certificate of medical fitness for work as a municipal warden issued by a specialist practitioner of occupational and sports medicine;
  • completed professional training under the programme for municipal wardens, with the exception of candidates holding a secondary technical police officer's qualification, provided such candidates' employment relationship in the police has not terminated more than five years before, employment as a municipal warden;
  • the candidate has not been convicted by a binding judgment of an intentional criminal offence for which a prosecution may be brought ex officio and has not been sentenced to a non-suspended prison term of more than six months;
  • the candidate is not being prosecuted for a criminal offence referred to in the preceding indent.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc. 

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VALIDATION

During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

VERIFICATION METHOD

Verification takes place in writing (60 minutes), orally and through a practical test with oral presentation.

NQF Level: 
5
Access requirements: 
  • General secondary or secondary technical education,
  • a medical certificate of medical fitness for work as a municipal warden issued by a specialist practitioner of occupational and sports medicine;
  • completed professional training under the programme for municipal wardens, with the exception of candidates holding a secondary technical police officer's qualification, provided such candidates' employment relationship in the police has not terminated more than five years before, employment as a municipal warden;
  • the candidate has not been convicted by a binding judgment of an intentional criminal offence for which a prosecution may be brought ex officio and has not been sentenced to a non-suspended prison term of more than six months;
  • the candidate is not being prosecuted for a criminal offence referred to in the preceding indent.
Ways to acquire: 

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.