Title ISO 17024:2003 certification: Qualified Construction Worker ISO 17024:2003
Project Number 2013-1-AT1-LEO05-09481
Product Certification Programme
Title Certification Programme
Product Type transparency and certification
Marketing Text The construction sector plays an important role in the European economy. It generates almost 10% of the GDP and provides 20 million jobs. However, the construction sector is confronted by a number of structural problems, such as the shortfall of skilled workers in many countries, low attractiveness for young people due to working conditions, limited capacity for innovation and the phenomenon of undeclared work. To improve the mobility and chances of low and semi skilled construction workers on the european labour market, a certification procedure applying ISO 17024 standard has been elaborated and tested. More than hundred voluntary participants successfully passed the first assassments in all partner countries and reached certification. The certification procedure is described in detail in the certification programme.
Description The certification programme contains detailed information on the certification process, describes the economic needs for certification as determined by extensive market research, specifies the targetgroup and defines the certification procedure.
Target group VET-Providers, Training centers, employment services, Enterprises in the contruction sectors
Result Certification procedure to transparently validate and certify informally aquired skills (EQF level 1&2)of low and semi skilled costruction workers using ISO 17024 standart.
Area of application To promote and enable future certifications of low and semi skilled construction workers.