The Skills Observatory for the construction sector has been created as a tool for observation and monitoring of skills needs expressed by construction companies of different countries of the EU, allowing users to have a closer approach to anticipation of skills at national/European levels.

This Construction Skills Observatory aims to serve as a complement of the data and information provided on construction ecosystem by the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO).

The main aim of the Skills Observatory is to to be a channel for transnational knowledge-sharing and sectoral enrichment, providing relevant information for all those active in the construction sector, for companies, and especially VET providers, who will find significant and up-to-date information on current and future skills needs to support them matching their training offer.

In the Observatory, you will find statistical data, reports, articles and links of interest related to skills and training in the construction sector.

Other Observatories
European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO)

It is an initiative under COSME -the EU programme for the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)-. It regularly analyses and carries out comparative assessments on the construction sector in all 27 EU countries and the UK – aiming to keep European policymakers and stakeholders up to date on market conditions and policy developments.

Construction Observatory of Fundación Laboral de la Construcción

A space for debate, exchange and reflection with social agents, institutions, organizations and any interest group in the Spanish Construction sector, to be a meeting point for professionals and entities of reference in the construction sector.

EU Building Stock Observatory

The BSO contains a database, a data mapper and factsheets for monitoring the energy performance of buildings across Europe. It covers a broad range of energy related topics and provide information on the building stock, energy consumption, building elements and technical building systems installed, energy performance certificates, nearly zero-energy buildings and renovation rates, but also areas like energy poverty and financing aspects.

EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV)

The EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV) is an exciting new initiative by the European Commission to help Member States in their efforts to combat energy poverty. It exists to improve the measuring, monitoring and sharing of knowledge and best practice on energy poverty.