Becoming an LPG-technician
What requirements do I have to meet in order to register for the LPG-exam (liquefied petroleum gas)?
You can only participate in the LPG exam if you:
- have a level 3 degree in secondary vocational education (MBO) or higher for (first) car technician, a demonstrably equivalent (foreign) diploma or a foreign diploma PTI or LPG inspector.
Prior education LPG-technician:
- Diplomas/certificates for admission to the LPG exam can be found here:
- Diploma/certificate PTI inspector from the country of origin
- You can have your diploma assessed by various agencies. For more information go to:
“Waar kan ik mijn Nederlandse en/of buitenlandse diploma’s laten waarderen”.
Send a copy of your diploma to:
IBKI, Postbus 2360, 3430 DV Nieuwegein.
After IBKI obtained these documents, you will receive a message within 4 weeks about your application for the LPG exam and the decision whether or not you can be admitted for this exam.
How much does the LPG exam cost?
The current prices for the LPG exam can be found at:
Price LPG exam
How can I apply for the LPG exam?
If you would like to register for the LPG exam, you can contact IBKI by telephone at number 030-6087766, option 2. A friendly employee will take care of the registration for you.
Where will my LPG exam take place and what do I need to bring with me?
The exam to become LPG technician only takes place at the head office of IBKI in Nieuwegein, Structuurbaan 2.
In order to be admitted to the LPG exam, you have to be able to identify yourself in advance with a valid EU identification document (passport, driver’s license, or identity card), or from the country of origin. Please make sure you are present 15 minutes before the start of the exam.
If you still have questions prior to the exam, you can ask them by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 030-6087766, option 2.
What does my exam look like and when do I pass?
The LPG exam consists of two parts:
- Questions about procedures and legal requirements;
- A number of practical assignments about LPG-systems.
The LPG exam is only taken in Dutch. It is important that you have an adequate control of the Dutch language.
You pass the exam if you correctly answer 18 out of the 25 questions on procedures and legal requirements for LPG, and if you obtain an average mark of 6 for all practical assignments. .
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