Obtaining professional accreditation for activities on motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical or electronic components in heavy goods vehicles)

Summary

Any small or medium-sized enterprise with its registered office in the Walloon Region that wishes to carry out regulated activities on motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical or electronic components in heavy goods vehicles) must prove that it has the professional competence to carry out this activity at an Enterprise Counter.

The sector-specific professional skills associated with motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical or electronic components in heavy goods vehicles) must be provided by a person within the SME.

The sector-specific professional skills associated with motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical or electronic components in heavy goods vehicles) can be proven by means of a diploma, professional experience or a certificate from the Central Examinations Board.

In detail

Target audience – details

Professional accreditation for motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical or electronic components in heavy goods vehicles) is intended for people who wish to bring the sector-specific professional skills associated with motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes to a small or medium-sized enterprise carrying out this regulated activity.

The SMEs concerned may be incorporated as natural or legal persons.

Conditions

The sector-specific professional skills associated with motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical or electronic components in heavy goods vehicles) can be proven:

  • by a diploma (minimum level required: 7th year of secondary education) or vocational training qualification (apprenticeship or business owner);
  • by professional experience of 3 years (full time) or 5 years (part time) in the last 15 years;
  • or by a certificate from the Central Examinations Board.
Benefits

If professional accreditation in relation to motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical or electronic components in heavy goods vehicles) is obtained, the small or medium-sized enterprise may carry out regulated activities on motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (subject to further administrative formalities).

Procedure

To obtain professional accreditation for motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes (repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical or electronic components in heavy goods vehicles), the small or medium-sized enterprise must prove that it has sector-specific professional competence relating to motor vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes at an Enterprise Counter.

Remedies:

If accreditation is refused, the applicant may lodge an appeal with the Conseil d’Etablissement – Place de la Wallonie 1, 5100 Jambes – within 30 days of the Enterprise Counter’s refusal decision becoming known to the applicant.

If the Education Board confirms the Enterprise Counter’s refusal decision, the applicant may lodge an appeal with the Council of State within 60 days of the Education Board’s refusal decision becoming known to the applicant.

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Process n° : 146072
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