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Bulgaria - Pillar I

Reaching of the 2020 energy and climate change objectives represents a major challenge to the construction sector, which needs to be ready to deliver high energy performing renovations and, in particular, nearly zero energy buildings. This goal requires a major effort to increase the number of qualified workers, which is directly related to the quality of the educational programmes and the inclusion of training on intelligent EE and RE solutions in buildings. This project is designed to:

• perform an analysis of the national education system, political and legislative framework and market demand for skilled workers and build a common basis for informed discussions within the national platform;

• provide detailed description of the needs for specific training activities in a coherent framework;

• develop a Roadmap for Trainings on Intelligent Energy Solutions in Buildings: pave the way for overcoming of the identified barriers and gaps in order to meet the 2020 targets in the building sector.

• undertake targeted endorsement campaign involving the relevant state authorities.

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Bulgarian Construction Chamber
National Agency for Vocational Education and Training (NAVET)

EnerPro - Pillar II

The project actions will result in actual trainings and certification of workers on the new programmes. Additionally, the project will improve the institutional arrangements in the vocational training system, will reduce the gap in continuing professional training of trainers and will significantly contribute to addressing all priority areas set in the National Roadmap, developed under the Pillar I project of the BUILD UP Skills initiative.


  1. Elaborate a core of required technological competences related to the EE and RE solutions in buildings within a newly established Centre of Excellence;
  2. Review the State Educational Requirements and initiate the necessary changes;
  3. Develop and license new training programs with the newly elaborated technical competences;
  4. Establish capacity for professional training of trainers and train and certify a sufficient number of trainers.

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  • Civil engineering
  • Electricity engineering and energy sector

National contact information

Project patner(s)

National Agency for Vocational Education and Training (NAVET)

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