Objectives

We-Qualify target and specific objectives

 

The main aim of the WE-Qualify project was to assist the Construction sector in Cyprus to overcome the skills gap of the workforce relating to the construction of energy efficient buildings but also to contribute to the promotion of renewable energy technologies.

Educational training programmes for the development of the following skills were organized:

Skill 1: Installation of thermal insulation

Skill 2: Installation of thermopanes and exterior sunshades

Skill 3: Installation and maintenance of biomass boilers and stoves

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

5 pilot training programmes for technicians
3 new skills
Training of 125 technicians
Certification of 100 technicians

The project WE-Qualify has responded to the needs of the Cyprus construction sector for qualified trained installers and has given the opportunity to the participants to attend specialized and high quality training programmes.

The training programmes were organized by the WE-Qualify consortium and took place at the facilities of the Cyprus Productivity Centre.

The participants who successfully completed the training programmes, have significantly improved their skills and knowledge on the subject. In addition, with the WE-Qualify certification, they have achieved a wide recognition of their professional competence and skills, competitive advantage and increased career advancement prospects, recognition and enhanced reputation in their field of work.

The names of the certified installers who have acquired the certification mark WE-Qualify, were published in a publicly accessible directory on the project’s website.