Energy training for builders

BUILD UP Skills is an EU Initiative to improve the qualification and skills of Europe's building workers which are essential to build, equip and renovate buildings of high energy performance. The Initiative focuses on continuing education of craftsmen and other on-site building workers. It...

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Get engaged! BUILD UP Skills brings together all relevant stakeholders in national platforms to exchange on training and qualification of the building workforce on energy-efficiency and renewable energy. Professional chambers, trade unions, industries, experts on training, energy in buildings,...

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Initiative to improve the qualification and skills of Europe's building workers

Share and win: New skills and qualifications for the building sector are a common challenge across Europe. 30 European countries have joined forces and work together, to share their ideas and findings and to learn from each other.

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Barriers to the training of building workers from various crafts will be identified. The need for improved skills to ensure significant energy savings in buildings will be quantified and priority measures for the up-skill of on-site construction workers will be established.

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Contribute to national priority setting: a key achievement of BUILD UP Skills will be endorsed national roadmaps pinpointing to the most important changes and concrete measures needed in the continuous education system of the building sector.

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From strategy to action: Based on agreed national roadmaps the BUILD UP Skills Initiative will support the introduction or upgrade of concrete qualification schemes on regional, national and multi-national level.

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Initiative to improve the qualification and skills of Europe's building workers

Latest BUILD UP Skills activities

11-09-2012 |  Czech Republic |  Czech Republic
The project BUILD UP Skills Czech Republic aims to provide training to on-site workers to...
06-06-2012 |  Poland |  Poland
In contributing to the achievement of ambitious objectives of the energy and climate...
06-06-2012 |  Spain |  Spain
To cover the training needs derived from the launch of the different strategies for the...
24-11-2014 |  Build up Skills Poland - Road Map Report  |  Poland
17-09-2014 |  Poster_Roadmap |  Spain

Latest EU News

16-07-2014 |
EU overview report on...

The BUILD UP Skills – EU overview report bundles the findings of the first

28-03-2014 |
Publication of results...

EU publication about results BUILD UP Skills Pillar I


National Country Pages

National teams have been already formed in 30 European countries. In each country, key public and private players work together to improve the qualification and skills of building workers, which are essential to deliver high energy performance buildings. Click here to have information on the activities carried out in each of these countries.