The results of the project "Developing professional skills for the reintegration of the unemployed into the labour market in the South Muntenia and South-West regions" have been released | SIVECO Romania

The results of the project "Developing professional skills for the reintegration of the unemployed into the labour market in the South Muntenia and South-West regions" have been released

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

European Social Fund
Operational Sector Program for Human Resources Development 2007 - 2013

Priority Axis No. 5 "Promoting active employment measures"
Main Intervention Domain 5.1 "Developing and implementing active employment measures"
Project Title: "Developing professional skills for the reintegration of the unemployed into the labour market in the South Muntenia and South-West regions"
Contract No.: POSDRU/ 82 / 5.1 / S / 59274
“Project financed from the European Social Fund through the Operational Sector Program for Human Resources Development 2007 – 2013” – "Invest in people!"

Press Release

The results of the project "Developing professional skills for the reintegration of the unemployed into the labour market in the South Muntenia and South-West regions" have been released
Bucharest, 29th May 2013

The National Trade Union Confederation "Cartel ALFA" announced, in a press conference, the results recorded at the end of the "Developing professional skills for the reintegration of the unemployed into the labour market in the South Muntenia and South-West regions" project, co-financed from the European Social Fund through the Operational Sector Program for Human Resources Development 2007 – 2013. The project’s closing conference took place at the "CNS Cartel ALFA" offices in Bucharest, Splaiul Independenţei 202A.

The project, implemented by the National Trade Union Confederation "Cartel ALFA", as beneficiary, and by the Regional Centre for Adult Professional Training Vâlcea, the Regional Centre for  Adult Professional Training Călăraşi, the Regional Centre for Adult Professional Training Teleorman, the National Agency for Labour Force Occupation and SIVECO Romania SA, as partners, started in June 2010 and targeted those seeking employment: those unemployed long-term, those over 45 years old, young unemployed persons, including women, and emphasized respecting equal opportunities, sustainable development and fighting discrimination.

The principle of equal opportunities was central in implementing the project, in accordance with the Constitution of Romania, the National Strategy for Equal Opportunities for Women and Men for 2006-2009, Law No. 202/2002, republished in 2007, regarding equal opportunities between women and men and Directive 76/207/CE regarding treating women and men equally in access to employment, professional training and promotion and working conditions.

Within the project, 99 free professional training courses were organized, for unemployed persons from Călăraşi, Vâlcea, Teleorman, Bucureşti, Dâmboviţa, Giurgiu, Ilfov, Argeş, Gorj, Ialomiţa, including 18 introductory IT courses and courses for occupations such as commercial worker, food retail worker, auto mechanic, plumber, gas installation worker, data introduction and processing operator, cook, waiter, catering unit worker, baker, barber, hairdresser, manicurist, blacksmith, concreter, prefabricated materials fitter, stonemason, plasterer, construction worker, textile worker, plant cultivation worker, farm animal worker.

Target group indicators:

  • 1134 unemployed persons completed professional training courses
  • 555 long-term unemployed persons, including 262 women, 153 young persons and 217 persons over 45 years old.

To select the 1134 course participants, invitation letters were distributed to 3000 unemployed and 1680 unemployed received counselling and advice. 

In the first two of the three implementation years, 128 training course participants became employed.

Organizations requiring specialized staff in the ares covered by the free training courses can find out more details by contacting one of the regional centres: CRFPA Vâlcea: tel. 0250/714450; CRFPA Călăraşi: tel. 0242/314353; CRFPA Teleorman: tel. 0247/417291 or by accessing the project portal at http://www.calificare-someri.ro.

The "Developing professional skills for the reintegration of the unemployed into the labour market in the South Muntenia and South-West regions" is co-financed from the European Social Fund through the Operational Sector Program for Human Resources Development 2007 – 2013 – "Invest in People!", with a 36 months long implementation period and a total value of 13.506.130 lei.

Best regards,
Romulus Niţă
Project Manager

Contact: Romulus Niţă, Project Manager CNS Cartel ALFA, nita@cartel-alfa.ro tel 0744.615.299