Cable installer and pipe fitter
If you wish to work as a cable installer or pipe fitter in Denmark on a permanent basis, The Danish Safety Technology Authority recognizes qualifications or similar training programmes completed in another EU or EEA country on equal footing with the Danish qualifications.
How to apply?
If you wish to work on a permanent basis as a cable installer or pipe fitter in Denmark, you have to fill out the application form for approval. On the application form you will find the required documentation you need to provide with the notification.
All the documents must be presented in Danish, English, German, Swedish or Norweigan. The academic certificates needs a sworn translation.
Temporary or occasional pursuit
Persons who intend to work on a temporarily or occasionally basis in Denmark as a cable installer or a pipe fitter, on basis of their professional qualifications acquired in another EU or EEA country or countries with which the EU has entered into an agreement on access to pursue a regulated profession, are entitled to commence the work without using this form.
Establishing a business
Persons who intend to work on a permanent basis in Denmark as a cable installer or a pipe fitter on basis of their professional qualifications acquired in another EU or EEA country or countries with which the EU has entered into an agreement on access to pursue a regulated profession, have to use this form to request for recognition of their professional qualifications.
Direct access to application
Requirements for non EU citizens and businesses
Other requirements for non EU-citizens and businesses apply. Please contact The Danish Safety Technology Authority for further information.
No fee required.
When can I expect an answer?
The decision on whether or not to issue an approval will be made as soon as possible after all necessary documents have been received. Normally you can expect to get an answer from the Danish Safety Technology Authority within four weeks.
In case of rejection
If the Danish Safety Technology Authority decides to reject your application for approval, you will receive a reasoned notification. You cannot appeal this decision to other authorities.
Who to contact for questions?
If you have questions regarding your application or questions regarding the requirements, please contact:
The Danish Safety Technical Authority
Esbjerg Brygge 30
DK – 6700 Esbjerg
Tel.: 3373 2000
Public registers and databases
There is no additional public register for this profession.
Legal basis in Danish law
Law no. 649 of 31.05.2018 – cable installer and pipe fitter
Legal basis in EU directive(s) on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications
Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications