Green jobs training policies


IRFI - Istituto Romano per la Formazione Imprenditoriale, Camera di Commercio di Roma, Rome, ITALY


Green economy

Contact details of the main implementing body

Name of the organisation, original language

Centrul Național de Dezvoltare a Învățământului Profesional și Tehnic

Name of the organisation, English translation

National Centre for the Development of Vocational and Technical Education (NCTVETD)


Name of the practice, original language




Description of the practice

NCTVETD guides the development, implementation and evaluation of technical and vocational education curriculum, which orients the graduates to acquire the key skills and technical proficiency (general and specialized), necessary for present and especially future, by aligning to the requirements of the labour market, which are in a rapidly change. From the perspective of the “New skills for green jobs. A case for a more gender inclusive Labour Market “, NCTVETD prepared the curricula, the training standards for qualifications on Environmental Protection and Construction, installations and public works.

Policy context

A number of strategic and planning documents at national and regional level form the framework for energy efficiency and green economy development in Romania have been realized. Mentions of the development of a sustainable and energy efficient economy and society are also made in the key programming documents for the period 2007-2013, being contained in the National Development Plan, the National Strategic Reference Framework, Sectoral Operational Programmes „Environment” and „Increasing Economic Competitiveness”, the Regional Operational Programme, the National Rural Development Plan and, for the purpose of awareness raising and education, in the Sectoral Operational Programme „Human Resources Development”, as horizontal activity.

Labour market context



Creation of VET qualification curricula for green jobs in initial Vocational Education and Training and in VET

Management and operation


Target groups/beneficiaries

Secondary education students may have access to VET programmes before entering the labour market.

Start date

01 Jan 2011

End date (actual or planned)

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Gender dimension

No gender dimension is specifically addressed. Though, all VET programmes are equally inclusive for both genders in Romania.

Products involved in or resulting from the practice

Creation of “green curricula” in initial and secondary stage VET, like the following:

  • In the field of Environmental Protection and Construction, installations and public works:
  • “Ecology and Environmental Quality Protection Technician”;
  • “Water Technician – Meteorologist”
  • In the field of environmental protection, of the following qualifications:
  • Level 2 qualification “Operator waste stream”
  • Level 2 qualification “Operator and wastewater treatment”
  • Level 3 qualification “Technician waste stream”
  • Level 3+ qualification “Technician Environmental Risks”
  • In the Electric Domain
  • Level 2 qualification “Electrician Fitter Electrical systems use renewable energy sources”


Level 3 qualification “Operator renewable energy”

Outcomes of the practice (planned/expected and actual)

Through the vision of promoting values-oriented education, creativity, cognitive, volitional capacities and capabilities, acted fundamental knowledge and knowledge, skills and abilities of direct use in the profession and society, Romanian VET system globally aims at forming, through education, mental infrastructure of the Romanian society, in line with new requirements derived from Romania’s status as a member of the European Union and the operation in the context of globalization and sustainable generation of highly competitive national human resources, able to work effectively in today’s society and future.

Source of funding

National budget (tax revenue)

Main responsible body, type

Ministry or other national public body/authority. Please specify

Role of implementing body

NCTVETD (CNDIPT) is a specialized body under the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, public institution with legal personality established by Government, nr.855 of 26 November 1998. CNDIPT was established with the aim of continuing reform of vocational education and training (TVET) that began with the assistance of the European Union Phare VET RO 9405.

Through subsequent amendments, the institution has gained diverse functions in the development of vocational and technical education.

Other bodies involved in implementation of the practice as partners or contractors


Evaluation - Was the practice evaluated?



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People seeking training

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B.2 Type of practice

B.2.1 Practices related to management or servicing of clients

Registration, skill assessments, identification of client needs and matching

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B.2.2 Practices related to labour market information and improvement of micro and smes’ procedures

Labour market information (LMI)

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Micro and SMEs’ procedures

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B.2.3 Practices related to skill mismatch reduction

Supports aimed at reducing skill mismatch (targeted to unemployed or employed)

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Supports aimed at reducing skill mismatch: labour mobility

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Sharing the cost of training and skills development

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B.3 Delivery method(s)

Delivery methods involved

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B.4 Contracting out

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B.5 Partnership

Type of partners involved in implementation of the practice

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SECTION C - Information about evaluation of the practice

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Details of the organisation responsible for carrying out the evaluation

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Name of the organisation, English translation

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Main findings of the evaluation

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Change in practice following evaluation

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C.1 Documentation of the evaluation

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D.1 - Evidence of results

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D.2 - Relevance

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D.3 - Availability of clear and adequate information

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D.4 - Impact

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D.5 - Innovation

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D.6 - Broad-based participation

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D.7 - Sustainability

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D.8 - Mainstreaming

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D.9 - European Added Value and Transferability

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D.10 - Additional comments

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