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Disinfection, disinsection and deratisation technician (DDD technician)

A DDD technician normally performs basic works connected with disinfection, disinsection and deratisation. The DDD technician must have appropriate education.


  • Basic work is usually done by medical, sanitary, veterinary or agronomic technicians with necessary knowledge in the field of DDD.

    A DDD technician must be trained in accordance with the programme. The organiser of training is the Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia in cooperation with regional institutes of public health. The training is followed by an assessment of knowledge, upon which a certificate is issued. The training must be repeated every five years.

    The DDD technician must also obtain knowledge of safety at work with a special emphasis on hazardous chemicals.


    School certificate

    Legal basis

Cross-border provisions of profession

Performance of the profession in Slovenia is possible on cross-border/temporary basis. Acquisition of permits is not required prior to commencing the service.