Til þess að öðlast skopvopnaleyfi þarf fólk að sitja námskeið á vegum Umhverfisstofnunar. Námskeiðin eru yfirleitt kennd 1-2 sinnum í mánuði. Þau kosta 20.000 krónur.
The Administration of Occupational Safety and Health in Iceland offers training and education that grants you the right to operate heavy machinery. The course is both theoretical and practical and takes 3 days or 29 lessons with tests. The course is taught on weekdays from 8.30 to 17.30