The consortium of BUILD UP Skills UPSWING followed all the required steps and officially established a "Qualifications/Skills Observatory" (Skills Monitoring Council), for the systematic monitoring and recording of the needs for skills enhancement and/or acquisition of new, in matters of the rational use of energy and energy efficiency in buildings.
BUILD UP Skills UPSWING takes part in the two-day energy event "Latest Developments in the Energy Saving Sector" of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TCG), open to all interested parties.
The event will take place on Monday and Tuesday 10-11 July 2017 at the Event Hall of TCG.
Speakers Haris Doukas and Charalambos Malamatenios will present BUILD UP Skills UPSWING and will discuss on the training and certification of professional qualifications
of construction workers in the field of Energy Efficiency.
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:
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.
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.
The BUILD UP Skills UPSWING pilot technical training programs, related to Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency, for the technical professions in the building industry, are initiated.
The following professionals are invited to register to the training programs as employers, self-employed professionals and emploees:
The "Train the Trainers" programmes for the pilot training schemes of the aluminium and metal constructors and the installers/maintainers of burners have been successfully implemented. The 3-day seminars were conducted in 29-30/ 09 and 01/10 in the certified premises of INE-GSEE. The training days also included 5 hours of practical training.
The implementation of the Train the Trainers programs within the project BUILD UP Skills UPSWING begins.
The updated occupational profiles of the Greek insulation technicians, aluminium and metal constructors and installers - maintainers of burners now incorporate knowledge and skills with regard to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources.
The Deliverable D2.6 “Report on The Design of a Cross Craft Introductory Module” (In Greek) has been finalized and is available for download.