F-Gas Qualification

If your business operates in the stationary refrigeration and air conditioning sector or the stationary fire protection systems and fire extinguishers containing certain fluorinated greenhouse gases, you have a legal obligation to obtain one of the new F-Gas qualifications.


To obtain a certificate for installation, maintenance or servicing activities, companies must fulfill certain requirements. As minimum conditions, Commission Regulation (EC) No 303 & 304/2008 requires that companies:

  • employ certified personnel for the relevant activities in a sufficient number to cover the expected volume of activities, and
  • prove that the necessary tools and procedures have been made available to the personnel engaged in those activities

Certificates are issued by certification bodies designated by Member States.