Launch of the project "Alternative professional training using IT solutions - a solution for reconversion of labor force in the mining industry" | SIVECO Romania

Launch of the project "Alternative professional training using IT solutions - a solution for reconversion of labor force in the mining industry"

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND
Sectorial Operational Program Human Resources Development 2007 - 2013
Priority Axis no. 5: Promotion of active employment measures
Major field of intervention no 5.1: Development and implementation of active employment measures
Project title: ALTERNATIVE PROFESSIONAL TRAINNG USING IT SOLUTIONS - A SOLUTION FOR RECONVERSION OF THE LABOR FORCE IN MINING
Contract number: POSDRU/82/5.1/S/59756
Project cofunded from the European Social Fund through the Sectorial Operational Program Human Resources Development 2007-2013 - "Invest in people!"

Petrosani, 10th of November 2010

Launch of the project "Alternative professional training using IT solutions - a solution for reconversion of labor force in the mining industry"

University of Petroşani, as applicant and Mining Trade Unions Union Oltenia, the Trade Unions Federation Valea Jiului and SIVECO Romania SA, as partners, are implementing, starting with October 2010, the project "Alternative professional trainng using it solutions - a solution for reconversion of the labor force in mining". The Project's objective is increasing the employment rate of the labor force in mono-industrial areas in mining from the Valea Jiului and Olteniei, by attracting young unemployed and long term unemployed, on the labor market, by developing modern and innovative methods for electronic e-learning type of training.

The project has a 3 years (36 months) implementation period) and is cofounded from the European Social Fund through the Sectorial Operational Program Human Resources Development 2007- 2013: "Invest in people!", Priority Axis no. 5 "Promotion of active employment measures", Major field of intervention 5.1. "Development and implementation of active employment measures".

The strategic multiregional Project - selected within the Sectorial Operational Program Human Resources Development 2007-2013, cofounded from the European Social Fund, - will be developed in the West and South - West regions, in the counties Hunedoara, Gorj, Vâlcea and Mehedinţi, where the reconversion of the mining labor force is necessary.

Under the current economic context of Romania and especially of the difficult situation of the mining areas from the counties Hunedoara, Gorj, Vâlcea and Mehedinţi are faced with, the University in Petroşani aims at representing a powerful center for improvement, continuous training and reconversion of the labor force in these four counties.

The University in Petroşani will elaborate 8 professional training programs for introducing or specializing of 600 unemployed, along with the two trade unions partners, Union of Mining Trade Unions Oltenia and the Trade Unions' Federation Valea Jiului, which represent the interest of the employed staff of the two big mining companies in Romania, The National Pit Coal Company and the National Lignite Company Oltenia, and along with the leader of Romanian software houses, SIVECO Romania. The project's target group will benefit from a modern training alternative, materialized though a collaborative portal for electronic training of eLearning type.

The Conference for project launch will be held Thursday, 11th of November 2010, at 12:00 hours, on the premises of University in Petrosani, at no. 20, Universităţii street.

The persons interested in the project wishing to participate in the launch Conference can access the project web page http://upet.ro/posdru/htdocs.

Contact persons:
Edelhauser Eduard - project manager (edi1ro2001@yahoo.com)
Ionică Andreea - project assistant (andreeaionica2000@yahoo.com)
Leba Monica - technical coordinator (monicaleba@yahoo.com).