Construction Skills initiative

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The construction sector is an industry that consumes substantial amount of material sources and energy and produces significant volume of waste.   It nevertheless also carries innovation: digital product passports and building certificates are being introduced; Building Information Modelling (BIM) is applied into big public procurement projects, 3D printing emerges as a feasible construction technology, and the industry considers robotization and automation as a huge labour productivity boost.
Post date: 22 Feb 2021
Type: News

Concept:   The main objective of Construction Blueprint is to develop a new sectoral strategic approach to cooperate on skills in the Construction industry, and support a better matching between skills need of companies and skills provided by training centres.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   The European construction industry needs to improve the innovation of its SMEs in order to extend its value chain and integrate new dynamic industrial sectors.   To achieve critical mass and promote internationalisation, the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) has initiated a synergy with the ICT, additive manufacturing, nature-based solutions and recycling industrial sectors.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2020
Type: Link

The CraftEdu project sets up a blueprint in the efforts for mutual recognition of qualifications in the construction sector  
Post date: 20 May 2020
Type: News

People are gaining knowledge every day, and this happens always and everywhere. Every experience gained leads to new skills, knowledge and / or competence.   Although learning usually takes place through formal education, which is always organized, planned and with clearly defined goals, much of the knowledge is acquired through non-formal or informal education. Informal knowledge is often equated with the experience gained from everyday life.  
Post date: 5 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

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

CEN-CE team organized under the leadership of REHVA the 2nd CEN-CE Stakeholders' Workshop on 4 November (10h00-12h30) during REHVA Brussels Summit (4-5 November) for enquiring, engaging and exploring synergies with key stakeholders across Europe about the CEN-CE training and certification scheme for identifying the best solution for the buildings sector in terms of EU-wide roll out strategy.
Post date: 22 Nov 2019
Type: News

For quite some time, the need to upskill the construction industry labour force to deliver quality nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEB) and deep energy renovations is quoted as one of the main challenges to the sector nowadays.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: News

Fit-to-nZEB, a Horizon 2020 project continuing the legacy of the BUILD UP Skills Initiative within the Construction Skills topical area, aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in 7 European countries - Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Romania - through unique educational programmes and pilot training courses, which will contribute to both the quality and the scale of the deep energy building renovations throughout EU.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

Topics on which project TRAINEE is focused:  
Post date: 19 Mar 2019
Type: Link