The project adheres to and is in full accordance with the National Qualification Roadmap (NQR).
The NQR addresses the Greek construction workforce needs and skill gaps and proposes strategic measures and actions to strengthen the continuing training and qualification of on‐site building workers, craftsmen and systems installers in Greece. The NQR was developed by the BUS‐GR project and received endorsement from 44 major stakeholders.

UPSWING project proposes the development of three large scale fully functional training and qualification schemes for the Greek:

The project adheres to and is in full accordance with the National Qualification Roadmap (NQR).
The NQR addresses the Greek construction workforce needs and skill gaps and proposes strategic measures and actions to strengthen the continuing training and qualification of on‐site building workers, craftsmen and systems installers in Greece. The NQR was developed by the BUS‐GR project and received endorsement from 44 major stakeholders.

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Consultation meeting with policy makers

BUILD UP Skills UPSWING organizes an open consultation meeting with policy makers.

The meeting will take place on Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 10:00 to 14:00 in the Multimedia Center of the Central Library of the National Technical University of Athens.

The agenda of the workshop is focused on the discussion to provide incentives and financial aid to support the demand for qualified and certified workers and technicians in public and private construction projects.

The agenda of the meeting (In Greek) can be accessed below:

Information day of BUILD UP Skills UPSWING at the Building Green Open Space 2017

The BUILD UP Skills UPSWING action participates with the special information day "Training and qualifications certification of the blue-collar workers of the construction sector in the matters of Energy Efficiency - The BUILD UP Skills UPSWING national action" at the International Exhibition BUILDING GREEN 2017.

The event will take place Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10:30 to 13:00 in Hall 4 of the Exhibition Center Metropolitan Expo and will also include a round table with participation of major actors in the fields of education, constructions and energy.

In full progress the training programmes of BUILD UP Skills UPSWING

The training programs for the BUILD UP Skills UPSWING targetted professionals are successfully and intensively progressing. Specifically, the training programs for the aluminum and metal constructors in Athens and Heraklion have already been completed, while the one in Thessaloniki is still in progress.

At the same time, the training program for the insulation technicians in Heraklion has been completed, and the program for the installers / maintainers of burners in Thessaloniki is currently being implemented.

The remaining programs are expected to commence soon.

Commencement of the BUILD UP Skills UPSWING training programs

Please be informed that the training program, "Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency in the Aluminum Constructions in Buildings" duration 30 hours, started yesterday, December 6th, at the facilities of IME GSEVEE, in Athens. The same training programmes in Thessaloniki and Heraklion, and the corresponding for the Insulation Technicians and the Installers / Maintainers of Burners will begin shortly.

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