Two applications are developed:
- e-RPL digital tool to enable the certification process of the competencies acquired through previous learning and
- mobile application for SELF-EVALUATION, that benefit the professionals to make self-assessment on the skills
Both applications are based on the same procedure and thus support for implementation of the process of recognition and validation of previous knowledge and skills acquired in non-formal and informal education.
The developed application offers validation of skills for 16 different occupations in the construction sector:
·DESIGNER OF PV
·INSTALER OF PV
·DESIGNER OF WINDOW/DOOR SYSTEMS (CARPENTER)
·INSTALLER OF WINDOW/DOOR SYSTEMS (CARPENTER)
·DESIGNER OF HEAT PUMP SYSTEM
·INSTALLER OF HEAT PUMP SYSTEM
·DESIGNER OF SOLAR THERMAL SYSTEMS
·INSTALLER OF SOLAR THERMAL SYSTEMS
·ENGINEER SPECIALIZED IN THERMAL INSULATION OF BUILDING ENVELOPE
·INSTALLER OF THERMAL INSULATION OF BUILDING ENVELOPE
·ENGINEER FOR DESIGN OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT LIGHTENING
·INSTALLER OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTENING
·ENGINEER FOR DESIGN OF HVAC SYSTEMS
·INSTALLER OF HVAC SYSTEMS
·ENGINEER SPECIALISED FOR ENERGY AUDIT AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS
·OPERATOR OF BIM SYSTEMS
The section of the e-RPL application where the candidates may declare their competences in selected occupations (forwhich e-RPL process is currently available) is organisedas well guided process, asking to declare the familiarity with theknowledge and skills, defined as a standard amount of competences for a certain level of competence, in the form of definedKnowledge (What should I know?) and Skills (What skill should I have?) for each level of competence.
Here the applicant need to upload all the documents that may serve as proves for thier skills and competences. This mayinclude diplomas from formal education (secondary school, university etc.), certificates from trainings, document provingwork experience, acknowledgements and recognition awards – any written prove that confirms your skills andcompetences. The process will require patience by the applicant and dedication to try to give as much as possible relevantproves for their previous knowledge and skills, that may lead to successful evaluation and receiving a certificate on thecompetences.
In the next phase the Evaluation Committee in the frame of the Certification Body of SEEtheSkills will evaluate theapplications and will provide the applicants with further information about the evapuation results. The eventual positiveevaluation will lead to validation of the skills and issuing a Certificate and SEEtheSkills Digital Badge showing the skills. Thepublic promotion of the skilled professionals is also one of the advantages of SEEtheSkills certification and is organisedthrough the Professionals register within SEEtheSkills Integrated register of energy skills.