North Macedonia

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North Macedonia - Pillar I

The project aims to provide National directions in the country towards implementation of European strategy target 20/20/20 in the energy and building sector.The organization of the actions is presented in these following steps:

- Status quo Analysis of exiting law and by-laws that concern to energy efficiency and renewable energies and how they meet EU requirements. It will provide data about gap between EU practice and national legislation.

- Analysis of the all qualifications and professions in the construction sector needs to be taken into consideration in the project actions since they have big influence in the field of energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energies and they have to be selected for further training. Special focus shall be given to skills gap analysis as main pillar in prioritizing of build up skills activities and roadmap preparation.

- Establishment of national platform with institutions interested in achieving national strategic goals and roadmap for qualifications and targets groups that have to be included in the process of knowledge transfer.

- Preparation of the roadmap according template provided by EU authority will be devised by project team which will be composed of partners’ representatives.

- Endorsement of roadmap by Institutions joining National platform, are organized in the two steps: - roadmap endorsement by non-governmental institutions (private sector companies, associations and educational institutions) using conferences, round table and direct contacts, and - endorsement from the governmental institutions, managed by the Steering committee.

Project results

- Involvement of 5 public institutions, 10 private companies form building sector, 3 secondary schools, two faculties and 3 private training providers in the process of establishment of platform and road map preparation

- 50 Institutions joined to National platform

- Endorsed road map by private sector companies, educational institution, professional association, government and Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia. Organized 3 conferences with 100 participants from contractions sector, 3 round tables with educational institutions

- Roadmap endorsed by 50 institutions

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National contact information

Project patner(s)

Civil Engineering Institute "Macedonia"
Energy Agency of the Republic of Macedonia
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies

BEET - Pillar II

The BUILD UP Skills BEET project aimed at introducing voluntary qualification schemes as well as 5 different training programmes to build up the energy efficiency skills of building sector workers. The project focused on the following occupational fields: building envelope, glassing, roofing, energy infrastructure and HVAC systems. This ensured coverage of all occupational fields identified and prioritized in the national Roadmap established under Pillar I of the BUILD UP Skills initiative.


1) Development of "large scale" training schemes by upgrading the national education system with voluntary qualification schemes and recognition of skills of the 1.000 building sector's workers, obtained through previous experience and/or through corresponding training activities in non-formal education (recognition of previous learning-RPL);2) Capacity building of trainers and training providers to implement voluntary qualification schemes by developing training curriculums (including learning objectives and outcomes, content, methods and material) based on the indentified needs;3) Boosting the demand for EE and RES qualified /skilled workers on national level.

Project details

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EU contribution: 
Trade / Profession: 
  • façade workers/ plasterer (building envelope)
  • roofers
  • outdoor/ indoor carpenters
  • HVAC installers
  • electrical installers (energy infrastructure)

National contact information

Economic Chamber of Macedonia
Jadranka Arizankovska

Project patner(s)

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
Adult Education Centre
ZBK KREACIJA Association of business and consultancy
CeProSARD Center for Promotion of Sustainable Agricultural Practices and Rural Development
Business and economy faculty

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