Build Up Skills II, a ‘successful, relevant, timely and unique initiative’

A report by the European Commission highlights the “Construye 2020 Route” as an example of best practices.

“Build Up Skills II has been a successful, relevant, timely and unique initiative. The European projects helped lay the foundations for the training of construction workers, developed innovative and high quality materials, developed a good network and made construction workers and policy makers aware of the importance of energy efficiency and renewable energy systems and succeeded in bringing training in specialized skills to blue-collar workers”.

These are the general conclusions of the final evaluation report of the European initiative Build Up Skills Pillar II has just released this week. The study was carried out by the consultancy firm Trinomics, with the support of an advisory firm, specialized in education and innovation policies, Visionary Analytics, for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (Easme) and analyzed the 22 Build Up Skills Pillar II projects that were carried out in the European Union, where the “Construye 2020 Route”, led by the Fundación Laboral, is also mentioned as an example of best practices.

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Methodological analysis of Green skills and study of Bus.Trainers qualification

The third Bus.Trainer meeting held in Athens, in the facilities of the Greek partner, (IME GSEVEE) Small Enterprises’ Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen, and Merchants, focused on the study of Bus.Trainer qualification posed for the European construction industry and the methodological analysis of “green” skills in order to achieve it.

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Spain, Italy, Greece, Malta and Portugal spread the Build Up Skills project in the framework of Bus.Trainers, in Lisbon

Agents of the Bus.Trainer partner institutions made an idea-sharing session of the Build Up Skills projects developed in Spain, Italy, Greece, Malta and Portugal, during the second meeting hold in Lisboa together with the Portuguese partners, the National Laboratory of Energy and Geology (LNEG).

On May 18, more than 60 people went to the event where the Bus.Trainers project was introduced, just like other different initiatives from the south of Europa related to “green” skills, specialized in energy efficient and renewal energies for trainers in the construction sector.

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