Title BASICON II - European Building Essentials
Project Number D/04/B/F/PP-146 200
Product Handbook European Building Essentials
Title Handbook European Building Essentials
Product Type description of new occupation profiles
The handbook describes the basic skills required for operational readiness in the European construction sector: they are a general, aligned European cross-section of social and vocational core skills for access to jobs in the construction sector, ‘filtered out’ according to respective national demand for qualification.
Available in the following language versions EE, LT, PL, CZ, HU, BG, DE, EN, FI, IT, NL, RO.
Target group Trainers, teachers, persons responsible for vocational training, representatives of public bodies responsible for vocational training systems
Description of the Skill profiles
Skill profile A
Technical theory and practice
The qualification profiles refer to the following specifications:
The following list of qualification components always refer to basic skills.
·The period of qualification should as a rule not exceed 12 months
·The location for qualification should primarily be the construction site
·The technical theory should be taught as much as possible through practice
The tasks fall into two categories
·Category 1: tasks that can be carried out independently on one’s own responsibility
·Category 2: tasks that can only be carried out under supervision
The tasks in category 2 should as a rule only be carried out under supervision when working with unskilled workers or at the beginning of a practical qualification
Skill profile B
Health and safety at work and environmental protection
These profiles nowadays go thematically hand in hand and should be dealt with together in practice. They represent an important qualification element, especially on a European level.
Skill profile C and D
Soft skills, learning how to learn and the quality control of one’s own work
The teaching of soft skills is also a component of the instructor’s practical work. Methods of “learning how to learn” and quality control of one’s own work are taught in the work process.
Skill profile E
Language skills need only be basic communication on a construction site and at the workplace – situations in which employees may experience on a daily basis. Instead of complex grammar lessons, which are of little use in this context, the most helpful lessons deal with technical vocabulary.
Skill profile F
Basic qualification in Electronic Data Processing
Like reading and writing, EDP skills have become part of basic leterary skills and those who do not have suitable access to it inevitably run the risk of falling behind social development.
This basic qualification does not invlove extensive EDP skills, but motivates and enables people to get involved with and get to grips with these basic tecniques.
Area of application
Basic skills for construction professions
for qualification programmes and vocational training
The structure can be applied to other careers.
after registration (free of charge)