Application for certification

The formal application for certification is made by providing the requested personal information at user.s2p.fi and by filling in the “I accept the terms, which refers to the S2P certification terms mentioned herein. The personal information given is stored in the Safe to Play Oy Personal Data Register (Privacy Policy) and published in parts on www.s2p.fi:

  • Certification code, Name, email, employer

The certification exams may be done at any registered examination organised for example in connection to trainings of S2P partners.

By accepting the terms of this application, the applicant guarantees to keep the test material confidential, not to save the test material or share it in any form with anyone.

S2P certification Terms

Payments

    The certified accepts the fees according to the price list, which include e.g. annual certification fee, exam fees, responses to consulting requests and office fees.

    Each exam is one-time and the participation fee only applies to one exam, regardless of the exam result. Unless otherwise stated, the training+certification package includes one exam per exam level.

    The annual certification fee and other accrued fees are generally billed once at the end of each year. The time from the exam to the end of the year is also included to the first annual invoice.

    Applicant’s rights

    The applicant is entitled

    • participate in examinations related to the level of certification.
    • be objectively assessed.

    If the applicant fails the exam, he is entitled to

    • get advice on preparing for the retest.
    • take the retest as soon as it can be arranged.

    The applicant has the right to cancel his / her application by notifying sales@s2p.fi and get the payment refunded within the terms of sale.

    The applicant assures not to copy the certification questions in any way or share information about them. Unauthorized sharing of questions can lead ot charge to cover costs from the working time required to revice the leaked questions in accordance with the office fees.

    Obligations of the certified person

    The certifier must be provided with up-to-date, functioning and actively used contact information at user.s2p.fi. In particular, information about a change of employer shall be recorded in the personal information profile, so that the invoice for the annual certification fee is sent to the correct address without need to charge office fees.

    The certified must have permission to purchase the certification service from S2P certification. If nothing else is announced, the annual invoice is addressed to the company that is the employer on September 30.

    If the certification is terminated, it must be announced on the user.s2p.fi website by September 30 of the year preceding the termination.

    The annual invoice must be paid on time in order to avoid the office costs of deactivating the certification and later activating it.

    Each year’s certificate logo can be downloaded immediately after the turn of the year from the certified person’s own profile on the user.s2p.fi website. The use of old logos should be avoided.

    The certificate must not be used in a misleading way, e.g. by claiming that it is a broader indication of the certified person’s abilities than what the scope of the certificate presents. In particular, the certified must ensure that the employer does not claim that the employee’s certificate is an indication of the quality of the company’s operations in general.

    The certificate must not be used in a way that causes the certifier a bad reputation.

    If the certification is terminated, the certificate may not be used, even if the document shows longes validity time.

    It is the responsibility of a certified person not to apply for certification or to discontinue it if it no longer meets the following requirements given in ISO / IEC 17024 clause 8.2:

    – OPR –– DES –– MNG –– PRJ –– INS –
    Has taken the appropriate level of training and has done self-study tasks if required.xxxxx
    Sees and hears to be able to learn, work with normal office programs and communicate as needed in the work.xxxxx
    Can be tactful and appropriate and can work with people of all kinds, regardless to religion, political preference or ethnic group.xxxxx
    Is not convicted from serious violence related crime.xxxx
    The physical abilities are such that is able to move in the equipment.x
    If the appearance has strong and negative aspects (e.g. extreme piercings or tattoos) realizes that they may have to be covered when working in playgrounds.x

    Obligations of the certifier

    The certification body must maintain the value of the certification in a way that ensures the added value created for the certified in proving their professional qualifications.

    The certifier must create certificates and certification logos and make them available to certified.

    The certifier must inform about changes to the certification and remind about the certified person’s annual obligations.

    The certifier shall provide each certified the following applications:

    • Safe to Play Encyclopedia: S2P Design, S2P Manage, S2P Project, S2P Inspect* and S2P Inspect**
    • Safe to Play Inspector with 10 personal area slots: S2P Inspect* and S2P Inspect**

    Changes in terms of application
    2023.01.03: Clarified overall payments related to invoicing and office fees.