BUILD UP Skills

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The Executive Agency for Small & Medium-sized enterprises is launching an on-line consultation regarding the future implementation of the BUILD UP Skills initiative.   Launched in 2011, the main objective of BUILD UP Skills is to increase the number of trained and qualified building professionals across Europe, to deliver building renovations offering high-energy performance as well as new Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings.  
Post date: 25 May 2020
Type: News

Skills development in the building sector: what are the challenges?
Post date: 19 May 2020
Type: News

Jan Cromwijk and Veronika Schröpfer introduce new training and assessment tools developed in several EU Horizon 2020 projects to assist practitioners to identify and address the strengths and weaknesses of their low carbon skills for new build and retrofit. Online learning packages to address skill gaps have been created, are freely accessible, and can facilitate the co-creation and application of interdisciplinary qualification schemes.  
Post date: 24 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

BUILD UP Skills Advisor app was first released in 2015, with the aim of providing construction workers with job-specific advice and short upskilling opportunities. By turning on the app notifications for specific techniques, the user automatically receives updates on the most current course offers as well as question sets based on practical real-life situations.  
Post date: 5 Feb 2020
Type: Tool

About this event This event will offer an opportunity for exchange of views between stakeholders and EU policymakers on the role of skilled building professionals to deliver the European Green Deal, in particular the so-called ‘renovation wave’ of public and private buildings.   A policy panel will take stock of the progress achieved and efforts needed towards the 2030 targets.  
Post date: 31 Jan 2020
Type: Event

Through its BUILD UP Skills initiative, the EU aims to equip the next generation of construction sector workers – from on-site workers to design professionals and senior management – with the skills and knowledge needed to ensure building and renovation projects meet stringent energy-efficiency requirements.
Post date: 10 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

The EU launched the BUILD UP Skills initiative in 2011 to answer to the lack of adequate construction skills which hampers the developmennt of NZEBs and effective renovations. This initiative aimed to increase the number of qualified trade professionals by developing national qualification platforms and roadmaps, and providing training in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings.
Post date: 10 Jan 2020
Type: News

The event will be held at the Titanic Belfast on Wednesday 22nd January 2020 to celebrate the results of the BIMcert project and the creation of our new online BIM training platform.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2019
Type: Event