The certification of professionals in the procurement sector is a third party tool to provide a guarantee to the market concerning the competency of those who deal with procurement for public or private organisations.
The so-called gas fitters are professionals who, based on their competency, undertake design, installation, inspection, verification and maintenance activities on domestic gas plants supplied by gas distribution networks.
Operators and companies in the fluorinated greenhouse gas market must comply with the requirements derived from the Kyoto protocol in order to reduce emissions and meet EU objectives as regards climate change.
The production and distribution of pressure vessels and equipment are governed by two Community regulations: Directive 97/23/EC PED (Pressure Equipment Directive) concerns the certification of pressure products and components and the qualification of materials, personnel and processes.
The certification of personnel responsible for welding and special processes is required today as evidence of production quality and compliance with the safety requirements of the services and products.