Fees charged by Emergency Services Academy and Emergency Response Centre Agency to change in 2022
The Ministry of the Interior has issued decrees on the chargeable services of Pelastusopisto – Emergency Services Academy Finland and the Emergency Response Centre Agency. The decrees will enter into force on 1 January 2022.
Fee for fire alarm system testing to rise slightly
The Emergency Response Centre Agency will raise its fees chargeable under public law by EUR 3 for fire alarm system testing. This means the fee will be EUR 16 per month. The increases are due to the general rise in costs. The decree includes a new provision on the scope of application.
The decree will enter into force on 1 January 2022 and remain in force for two years until 31 December 2023.
Moderate increases in course fees of the Emergency Services Academy
The new decree will increase some of the Emergency Services Academy fees chargeable under public law. The changes concern different fields of rescue training.
The fees for the following courses will be raised: course for chiefs of contract fire brigades, basic course for part-time chiefs of industrial fire brigades, course in water rescue, and pedagogical training for responsible instructors of contract personnel. The increases will be moderate, for example the fee for the course for chiefs of contract fire brigades will rise to EUR 152 (previously EUR 139). The increases are due to the general rise in costs.
Two new courses have been added to the decree: thematic training for responsible instructors of contract personnel and instructor training for the emergency driving course.
The decree will enter into force on 1 January 2022 and remain in force for one year until 31 December 2022.
Tanja Ulvinen, Chief Specialist, tel. 0295 488 696, [email protected]