Course content

The pellet driving licence is offered by the Deutsches Pelletinstitut GmbH (DEPI) and is aimed at trainees and journeymen in the HVAC trade.

The exam is based on the e-learning course "Heroes of the Energy Transition". On the website www.grüne-wä all modules on the subject of wood pellets are available free of charge under the "DEPI-Online" label.

After successfully passing the test, you will be issued with your driving licence in the form of a personal certificate.

Pellet driving licence


incl. 19% VAT

Learning objectives

The following topics are covered in the examination:

  • Climate protection and energy transition
  • Fuel pellets
  • Firing technology
  • Pellet store

The driving licence test consists of 40 questions, of which 70 % (equivalent to 28 questions) must be answered correctly in order to pass the test. For each attempt, the questions within the blocks and the answer options within a question are randomly shuffled.

As soon as you pass the test, you will receive a success message and you can download your driving licence in the form of a personal certificate in your learning room.

We wish you every success!