The main tangible results of the project include:

  • An Industry Driven Analysis and Best Practice handbook aiming to investigate the forward-looking skills in demand for CDW Management
  • CDWaste-ManageVET curricula with a stimulated Work Based Learning component
  • CDWaste-ManageVET on-line training platform
  • Pilot execution of the training programme

Impact

CD Waste-ManageVET project activities and Intellectual Outputs will have a desired impact on both direct and indirect target groups, including increased career opportunities for the construction employees and their better integration in a greener, evolving labor market will be achieved.

There will also be created a positive image of local enterprises who promote sustainable CDW management and there will be raised awareness about innovative learning tools.

At national level, good regional practices will be spread and applied and there will be increased number of trainers professionally equipped with transferable didactic concepts.

At EU level, better cooperation between the regions concerning participative learning projects will be achieved, better contacts and synergies will be created between the partner regions and capacity of professionalism of VET providers, trainers and educational sector will be increased.

Last but not least, increased cooperation among representatives of education and training providers on one hand and construction sector stakeholders on the other will create a very positive impact.

 

Target Groups

CDWaste-ManageVET addresses to the following target group categories:

  • Employees in construction sector. They are going to be affected directly, since they will develop skills and competences that respond to the growing needs for qualifications in the area of CDWM and circular economy. Consequently, new business opportunities will be unlocked, they will ensure better opportunities either for labor market integration or for guarantying better working conditions. At least 90 VET learners will develop their CDWM skills and among them, 30 VET trainees will be selected and benefited through their participation in a small-scale internship/mentorship programme.
  • VET providers, trainers, Higher Education Institutions, and the broader educational sector. They will incorporate in their capacity a contemporary CDWM VOOC that will integrate innovative digital training tools and efficient ways of delivering VET, combining WBL. At least 18 VET providers (3 VET providers per partner country) will enhance new training programs by integrating project outputs.
  • Stakeholders, associations in the construction sector, SMEs, the waste management and recycling industry, youth organisations active in environmental issues, as well as policy makers. They will enhance their capacity building by exchanging information and good practices in order to draw recommendations on the evolution of skills and jobs regarding the efficient management of CDW and to help constructive sector become more competitive, resource efficient and sustainable. Moreover, social dialogue will be strengthened & a network will be built in order to improve the exchange of information on these needs, including the construction sector’s readiness to adopt resource-efficiency practices, as well as the ability of education systems & especially VET providers to meet these needs.
  • The project’s partnership. They will develop their capacity building and strengthen their networks in the fields and topics encountered trough the project.