BUILD UP Skills

The result of the discussions and work carried out in the past two years concerning finance, mutual recognition, innovative training methods & materials and
Post date: 10 Oct 2017
Type: News

Energy efficient buildings will play a key role in helping Europe meet its ambitious climate and energy targets. However, installing the technologies needed to make Europe's building stock greener requires a skillset that the construction industry can struggle to supply.   BUILD UP Skills addresses this gap by training construction workers and preparing them to meet the challenges posed by new energy efficiency regulations.   BUILD UP Skills has released 3 videos presenting the initiative, its results so far and the aim for 2020 & beyond.  
Post date: 3 Oct 2017
Type: News

Vocational education and training (VET) is evolving in exciting ways all across Europe. The European Commission organises the first European Vocational Skills Week to inspire people to discover and use their talent through vocational training. It will be organised from 5 to 9 December 2016 in Brussels, in parallel with activities in Member States and other participating countries at national, regional and local levels.
Post date: 22 Sep 2016
Type: News

The 9th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting will take place on 6-7 December 2016 in Athens, Greece. As usual, this meeting is open for BUILD UP Skills project coordinators and partners involved in the BUILD UP Skills Pillar I, completed and ongoing BUILD UP Skills Pillar II, and ongoing Horizon2020 construction skills projects. Besides the usual plenary and parallel sessions, this EU exchange will include a site visit to the premises of CRES (the center for renewable energy sources and savings) where the group will be guided through the and the bioclimatic office-laboratory building...
Post date: 22 Sep 2016
Type: News

This report sets out to harvest the results of the 8th BUILD UP Skills EU Exchange Meeting which took place on 2 and 3 June 2016 at the Hotel Mercure Budapest Buda (Krisztina krt. 41-43) in Budapest, Hungary. A total of 59 participants attended the two-day event including 50 BUILD UP Skills project coordinators (representing finalised Pillar I projects as well as ongoing and finalised Pillar II projects) and H2020-2014 EE4 (Construction Skills) project coordinators, 3 EASME representatives and 6 consultants from Trinomics, Visionary Analytics and GOPAcom.
Post date: 22 Sep 2016
Type: News

These slide shows, released by BUILD UP Skills Finland, present best practices of energy efficient construction. The detailed training material is split into ten different PowerPoint presentations available in Finnish, English and Russian. It is aimed at those already knowing something about construction. It can be used in classroom teaching or self-study. The slide shows can be used as a whole, or suitable sections of the material can be used according to need.  The training material includes: 
Post date: 20 Oct 2015
Type: Publication