BetonQuali: Information and Qualification Platform

From semi-skilled to skilled worker

Shortage of skilled workers and digitalization are two of the trends that will present the working world with enormous challenges. These are precisely the two issues addressed by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), and the research project BetonQuali: Information and Qualification Platform sponsored by the European Social Fund within the scope of the program Digital Media in Education and Training. Here, the concrete industry has undertaken the task of developing and testing a new possibility for qualifying semi-skilled and unskilled workers in the concrete industry....

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