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Lithuania - Pillar I

The European Commission-funded project in Lithuania BUILD UP Skills – Lithuania (Lithuanian built environment sector specialists training and development initiative to increase energy efficiency of buildings and structures at the national level) is implemented by the State Enterprise Statybos Produkcijos Sertifikavimo Centras (Certification Center of Building Products), Lithuanian Builders Association, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Kaunas University of Technology and Innovation Management Regional Centre. The main objective of the project is to ensure the proper training and qualifications of blue collar workforce in construction required for the construction of energy efficient buildings and efficient use of renewable energy sources’ technology. The project should develop the qualification training guidelines with the action plan to the year 2020, with quantitative identification of the demand for skilled workforce of corresponding qualifications, qualification training measures, priorities and funding needs, certification procedures, etc. The project duration is 18 months. Implementation of the project began in June 2012.

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Kaunas University of Technology
Lithuanian Builders Association (LSA)
Regional Innovation Management Centre
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University


The aim of the project is to establish a voluntary system for development and recognition of professional competencies and skills of the building workforce in Lithuania in relation to requirements for nearly zero energy buildings.

To this effect, new a Qualification and Training scheme will be developed and widely promoted, while involving major stakeholders at national level. The project contributes to further developing the work of qualification platform initiated during BUILD UP Skills Lithuania.

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