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  1. 1. Up-Skilling in Low Energy Building BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Skilling in Low Energy Building 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  2. 2. Content Why? What? When?When? What Else? Conclusion BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  3. 3. Context EU Build Up Skills Initiative Build Up Skills Ireland BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Ireland QualiBuild Project EU Build Up Skills Initiative Build Up Skills Ireland – Pillar 1 1/11/13 – 33 Months Ireland – Pillar 1 QualiBuild Project – Pillar 2 IEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  4. 4. Status Quo - Quotes “………funding for the up-skilling of construction workers have been limited to the unemployed….There has been no acknowledgement of the importance…….. construction workers that are still employed “Typical dwelling retrofit projects….will rarely sustain the engagement of traditional building design professionals…... The onus, therefore, will be on theThe onus, therefore, will be on the workers/installers to apply newly introduced principles and technologies to a multitude of different building types.” “Trainers in this sector are usually employed on the basis of trade related qualifications………. the majority have been employed in education prior to the implementation of building standards, therefore may have limited awareness or experience of the changes that are occurring onsite Quotes skilling of construction workers have been limited to the unemployed….There has been no acknowledgement of the importance……..to up-skill construction workers that are still employed….” “Typical dwelling retrofit projects….will rarely sustain the engagement of traditional building design professionals…... The onus, therefore, will be on the building contractor or craftThe onus, therefore, will be on the building contractor or craft workers/installers to apply newly introduced principles and to a multitude of different building types.” “Trainers in this sector are usually employed on the basis of trade related qualifications………. the majority have been employed in education prior to the implementation of new building standards, therefore may have limited awareness or experience of the changes that are occurring onsite “ IEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728 1/11/13 – 33 Months
  5. 5. Roadmap Strategy Knowledge Finance Partnership System Professional System Thinking Quality Roadmap Strategy System Policy Consumer Professional System Thinking Quality Worker Quality
  6. 6. Training Actions Introduce a short Foundation Energy Training for all Building Construction Workers. Review apprentice curricula for construction crafts to incorporate knowledge and new skills related to low energy buildings. Develop specialist training for each relevant craft.craft. Develop specialist training for arising technician roles. Review, update and develop if needed new programmes for construction managers and site supervisors that will equip them with the necessary skills to manage the implementation of low energy buildings. Train the Trainers. Training Actions Introduce a short Foundation Energy Training for all Building Construction Workers. Review apprentice curricula for construction crafts to incorporate knowledge and new skills related to low energy buildings. Develop specialist training for each relevant Develop specialist training for arising Review, update and develop if needed new programmes for construction managers and site supervisors that will equip them with the necessary skills to manage the implementation of low energy buildings. .
  7. 7. Train the Trainers Address the knowledge gap that exists with the current trainers Deliver the Train the Trainer programme for 100 trainers Develop a proposal for a system of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Train the Trainers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for craft trainers Relevant, Accessible, Updatable Technology and Pedagogy Informed by Best Practice NUIG, France, Netherlands BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Train the Trainers Address the knowledge gap that exists with the current trainers Deliver the Train the Trainer programme for Develop a proposal for a system of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Train the Trainers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for craft trainers Relevant, Accessible, Updatable Technology and Pedagogy Informed by Best Practice NUIG, France, Netherlands 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  8. 8. Programme Structure Building for Energy Building Fabric 20 Credits – Special Purpose Award Certificate in Training in Low Energy Buildings Blended Learning Approach BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Energy Performance Programme Structure Building Services Pedagogical Approaches Special Purpose Award Certificate in Training in Low Energy Blended Learning Approach 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  9. 9. Delivery Content provided Workshops and Site Visits Progress Checks BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Content provided – hardcopy and on-line Workshops and Site Visits 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  10. 10. Implementation Train the Trainers Phase 1 – Oct 2014 3 Groups of 2 Dublin and 1 Sligo Phase 2 – Sept 2015Phase 2 – Sept 2015 Further 2 groups in Dublin and Cork Apply now for Phase 2 http://www.qualibuild.ie/train BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Implementation Oct 2014 – Mar 2015 3 Groups of 2 Dublin and 1 Sligo Sept 2015 – Mar 2016Sept 2015 – Mar 2016 2 groups in Dublin and Cork Apply now for Phase 2 http://www.qualibuild.ie/train-the-trainer/ 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  11. 11. Foundation Energy Skills Develop a training programme for Building Construction Workers on low energy building Pilot it with 200 workers Evaluate and refine Introduce short Foundation Energy Training for all construction workers. Evaluate and refine Relevant, Effective, Scalable Knowledge vs Skills Engaging, Valued, Accredited BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Foundation Energy Skills Develop a training programme for Building Construction Workers on low Pilot it with 200 workers Evaluate and refine Introduce short Foundation Energy Training for all construction workers. Evaluate and refine Relevant, Effective, Scalable Knowledge vs Skills Engaging, Valued, Accredited 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  12. 12. Foundation Energy Skills (FES) Part 1 •Definitions and Terminology: •Regulations and Rules: •Building as a System: •Energy Principles •Air Tightness and Building Fabric: Part 2 •Air Tightness and Building Fabric: •Thermal Bridging: Part 3 •Ventilation and Condensation: •Heating Systems: •Energy Use in Buildings: •Low Energy Language: Foundation Energy Skills (FES) Definitions and Terminology: Regulations and Rules: Building as a System: Energy Principles Air Tightness and Building Fabric:Air Tightness and Building Fabric: Thermal Bridging: Ventilation and Condensation: Heating Systems: Energy Use in Buildings: Low Energy Language:
  13. 13. Technical KeywordsTechnical Keywords EnergyEnergy EfficiencyEfficiency ControlledControlled DetailingDetailing SystemSystem ThinkingThinking Quality BuildQuality Build ContinuousContinuous InsulationInsulation ControlledControlled VentilationVentilation ThermalThermal ComfortComfort
  14. 14. Delivery Content provided – hardcopy and on Classroom and Demonstration Workshop Progress Checks BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild hardcopy and on-line Classroom and Demonstration Workshop 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  15. 15. Focus and Delivery T Windmueller Tomas OLeary Tomas OLeary Focus and Delivery Tomas OLeary T Windmueller
  16. 16. F Smyth Hands-on Activities N Crossan Hands-on Activities F Smyth on Activities N Crossan on Activities
  17. 17. Implementation Foundation Energy Skills Content being finalised Accredited in February 2015 Start April 2015 10 groups – regionally divided10 groups – regionally divided Range of delivery methods 2 Days plus 1 demo day (spaced out) 5 Evenings plus 1 demo day (spaced out) On-line plus 1 demo day Expressions of Interest Invited http://www.qualibuild.ie/fes BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Implementation Foundation Energy Skills Content being finalised Accredited in February 2015 Start April 2015 regionally dividedregionally divided Range of delivery methods 2 Days plus 1 demo day (spaced out) 5 Evenings plus 1 demo day (spaced out) line plus 1 demo day Expressions of Interest Invited http://www.qualibuild.ie/fes-training/ 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  18. 18. Supporting Actions Quality Building Registration System integrated with other relevant systems 2,000 workers registered on pilot system Quality Building Communications Campaign implemented on multiple levels engaging with >10,000 people>10,000 people Media (web, radio, social media, publications etc.) Events (seminars, conferences etc.) Craft and Professional ‘coffee meets’ National Roll Out Plan finance secured BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Supporting Actions Quality Building Registration System designed & integrated with other relevant systems 2,000 workers registered on pilot system Quality Building Communications Campaign implemented on multiple levels engaging with Media (web, radio, social media, publications Events (seminars, conferences etc.) Craft and Professional ‘coffee meets’ National Roll Out Plan agreed with additional 1/11/13 – 33 MonIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  19. 19. BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  20. 20. Endorsement/Support BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Endorsement/Support 1/11/13 – 33 MonthIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  21. 21. Conclusions BUILD UP Skills Roadmap a part of National Strategy for Construction Sector Knowledge & Skills of construction workers need development QualiBuild focusing on implementationQualiBuild focusing on implementation Short term opportunity for free training before National Roll Out Influence the design system BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Conclusions BUILD UP Skills Roadmap a part of National Strategy for Construction Sector Knowledge & Skills of construction workers need development focusing on implementationfocusing on implementation Short term opportunity for free training before National Roll Out Influence the design of the National 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  22. 22. A Vision - Quality Building Pass Quality Building Pass Foundation Skills Heat Pumps BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Heat Pumps Health & Safety Quality Building Pass Quality Building Pass Foundation Skills Air Tightness Ventilation 1/11/13 – 33 Months Ventilation IEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  23. 23. Questions BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild Questions 1/11/13 – 33 MonthsIEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728
  24. 24. Contacts Project Coordinator Limerick Institute of Technology Nenagh Rd, Thurles Co. TipperaryCo. Tipperary Ireland Contact Email: info@qualibuild.ie Web: www.qualibuild.ie BUILD UP Skills QualiBuild • Partner 1 – Institute of Technology Blanchardstown • Partner 2 – Dublin Institute of 1/11/13 – 33 Months – Dublin Institute of Technology • Partner 3 – Irish Green Building Council • Partner 4 – Construction Industry Federation IEE/12/BWI/339/SI2.659728

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