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The requirements for access to exercise (execution and design) by electrical installations, whether by responsible entities or professionals, were approved by Law 14, in 2015, regulating these professions and also complying with EC requirements. For the exercise of professional activity in the area of electricity, professionals must obtain professional certification, in a recognized training entity, for this purpose, and obtain a professional license from the DGEG. The professions promoted by ANQEP, IP, both for young people and adults, are: Installer Electrician, Level 2 qualification training and Electrical Installation Technician, Level 4 qualification training, which are later recognized by ADGEG and awarded Professional Licenses to professionals who request them.


Anyone wishing to work in the Electricity area must be duly qualified with professional certification obtained from a Training Entity, recognized for this purpose.


Impacts/Outcomes 1:
Without this regulated situation, professionals cannot exercise or sign electrical installation projects.

Contact Information

Name of Organisation:Direção Geral de Energia e Geologia ( General Directorate of Energy and Geology )

ANQEP –Agência para a Qualificação e Ensino Profissional (National Agency for Qualification and Vocational Education)
Address:DGEG -Av. 5 de Outubro, nº 208 1069-203 Lisboa ANQEP -Av. 24 de Julho, n.º 138, 1399-026 Lisboa.
Contact Person
Contact Phone:+351214722800
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