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SSE has decided that it will be no exemptions granted after 30th September. This applies to persons living in Norway.

If you have already been granted an exemption, you do not need to apply.

If you need an exemption, you can apply for exemption until 30th September.


Please send an email to with following information:                                   

  • Name
  • Certificate no
  • Country of residence
  • Description

We encourage everyone who has the opportunity to attend courses.

For persons living outside Norway, SSE will continuously evaluate the situation.

Information updated 28.05.2021

Close to 1600 people have a valid certificate according to NS 9600


Flexible recertification

We would like to make you aware of a change in the standard that brings more flexibility when you recertify your certificate.

Your new certificate will now be valid from the expiration date at your current certificate.

In other words, you will not lose duration time at your current certificate if you recertify well in advance of the expiration date of your certificate.
You can recertify as early as 6 months before your certificate expires.

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Exemption from required seminar for Safety supervisors recertification.

As a result of the shutdown caused by the coronavirus, it has been problematic for many Safety supervisors to complete required seminar.

Safety supervisors that should have completed required seminar in the period between 12th of March 2020 and 30th of September 2020, but has not been able to complete this due to the coronavirus, will be granted an exemption from this when attending a course with examination day within 30th of September 2020.

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