The CCCA-BTP is a French professional organization in charge of coordinating the apprenticeship in the construction industry. It leads a network of 103 training centers (called CFA-BTP) offering vocational training shared with construction companies. The CCCA-BTP is in charge of implementing the professional policy specified by main employers and employee’s representative federations of the construction industry at national level. The French Government is also represented within the Board Committee.
The role of the CCCA-BTP is specified by the professional agreements concluded by the social partners of the construction industry and strengthened by the law. All these missions are lead with regional authorities that have the responsibility of organizing and funding the apprenticeship.
The scope of the CCCA-BTP activities relates to apprenticeship of young people to the age of 26. More than 100 diplomas, delivered by the Ministry of Education, are proposed by the training centers affiliated to the CCCA -BTP in 22 professional fields related to the construction industry. The CCCA-BTP network has trained in France more than 1 700 000 apprentices since it was created 70 years ago. In 2015, 55 000 apprentices (young people having a specific work contract and registered in a training centre) are hired by 55 500 companies where they generally stay three weeks a month, the fourth week being spent in the training centre.
The BZB are multifunctional facilities for the 48 building trade guilds in the administrative district of Dusseldorf. Members are 2.500 construction firms. Tasks are the initial vocational training for apprentices in the 15 occupations of construction as well as continuing training for higher professionals.
Co-operation with German Labour Agency in the field of demand driven retraining of people. BZB run 4 branches and participate in numerous projects. These projects are of regional, national, European and international scope.
On the European level BZB realize numerous exchange programmes for apprentices, trainers and VET-experts, mostly with partners in the European network RE.FORM.E. BZB are certified by DIN ISO EN 9001 and run a Technology Transfer Office. BZB execute various IT- and pilot-projects with innovative and trend-setting impact. BZB provide a lot of experience because BZB are actively involved in the EU projects for over 15 years.
Centre IFAPME Liège-Huy-Verviers has been created in 1960 as a non-profit organization. It is considered as the biggest Training Centre in Belgian French Speaking Community with more or less 15.000 students – with about half of them following courses in “Continuing Education” – and more than 1000 certified people per year.
Those activities are animated by more than 1000 trainers and 90 collaborators (directors, employees, workmen). Certificate courses concern more than 100 different professions.
CENFIC is a vocational training centre for the Civil Construction Industry and Public Works approved through the Rule No. 492/87 of 12 June. CENFIC has extensive experience in the delivery of vocational courses in all fields of construction, and a great standing in the accreditation of professional qualifications competency.
Its mission is to prepare qualified professionals to fulfil the several tasks which are part of the Building Construction and Public Works Sector, through the development of Professional Training Courses, satisfying the needs and corresponding the expectations of the clients; contributing to dignify individuals and create a new generation of qualified professionals; promoting the individual and the professional development of the trainees.
Fundación Laboral de la Construcción (FLC) was born in late 1992 as a non profit entity created by the most representative organizations of the construction sector in Spain:
Foundation comes in the General Convention of the Construction Sector in establishing its creation and organization at the state level in order to professionalize and dignify the different offices of the construction sector.
Its objectives are:
In ITALY, vocational training in construction is carried out through a national training system regulated by the National Collective Employment Agreement. FORMEDIL is the central body of this system and is composed of the social partners of the sector, i.e. the National Association of Private Construction Contractors, ANCE, the trade unions FENEAL-UIL, FILCA-CISL, FILLEA-CGIL as well as ANAEPA, CNA, CLAAI, CASARTIGIANI, ANIEM, AGCI, CONFCOOPERATIVE, LEGACOOP; FORMEDIL is structured on a network of 104 Building Schools (SCUOLE EDILI).
The purpose of FORMEDIL is to promote and co-ordinate vocational training, qualification and re-qualification in the construction undertaken by the SCUOLE EDILI. The SCUOLE EDILI characterized by organizational and financial autonomy, according to the needs of the local job market, carry out the vocational training measures.
The old « Estudi General de València », founded in 1499 and initially dedicated to the study of medicine, humanities, theology and law, has today become a modern European University, open to the culture of practically every branch of teaching. Currently, the University of Valencia, with more than 3000 researchers, who make up 92 departments, 20 institutes and other research units belonging to the social, biomedical, human, experimental and formal sciences, stands out as one of the main public research organizations in Spain.
The consortium partner of SoMExNet is the Institute on Robotics and Information and Communication technologies (IRTIC). It has 15 years of expertise in the field of Information technologies, Multimodal Human Interaction and specially Augmented Reality Research, Learning Management System, e-Learning and applications development.