Green abilities

Green abilities Professional level Learning Paths / ECVET
VET trainers - Ecologists
VET trainers - Biologists
Managing directors and chief executives
Sales, marketing and development managers
Manufacturing managers
Health service manager
Forestry production managers
Training and staff development professionals in the fields related to environment
Vocational education teachers
Secondary education teachers
VET trainers - Electrical engineers

Green abilities (knowledge, skills and competences)


Group 1 VET Trainer - Environmental Engineers

  • Measure physical parameters of different environments to determine their relationship to their habitants.
  • Study living organisms and their reactions to harmful environmental conditions affecting them.
  • Determine methods of improving environmental conditions including economic outputs.
  • Prepare technical and research environmental impact reports, and communicate the results to individuals in industry, government, the general public.
  • Elaborate plans for management of renewable resources.
  • Knowledge in collection and storage of waste
  • Knowledge about waste management
  • Knowledge about recycling
  • Knowledge about physical, chemical, biological and advanced treatment processes
  • Knowledge in professional collection of municipal waste and hazardous waste
  • Knowledge in disposal of municipal waste, sludge and hazardous waste
  • Measure soil, water, air, wastewater and waste quality
  • Metering of smoke, gas, dust, heat, tremor and rays
  • Phytoremediation
  • Determination of characteristics of emission
  • Knowledge about biotechnological techniques
  • Water preparation
  • Sewage management, knowledge of collection and discharge
  • Monitoring, metering and analyzing of pollutants
  • Water (surface and groundwater) quality control and management
  • Wastewater collection and disposal
  • Environmental monitoring and assessment
  • Implement environmental management systems
  • Operational environment protection
  • Environmental management for enterprises
  • Develop methods for river basin planning
  • Analyze of kind and concentration of pollutants and toxics
  • Analyze the concepts of optimum resource utilization and sustainability
  • Analyze the environmental systems such as integrated with their reasons and results
  • Evaluation of the environmental situation for private construction or industrial projects
  • Knowledge of national and international standards of ecologic and environmental protection.

Group 2 VET Trainer - Air pollution control engineer

  • Develop, conduct or oversee the conduct of air pollution, air quality monitoring, sampling, assessment methods to ensure compliance with air quality standards.
  • Identify and characterize specific causes or sources of air pollution.
  • Monitor air, demand or quality and identify methods for supplying fresh air.
  • Perform air quality modelling,
  • Develop strategies for avoiding air pollution, sanitation and their regulatory bases.
  • Measure physical parameters of different environments to determine their relationship to their habitants.
  • Study living organisms and their reactions to harmful environmental conditions affecting them.
  • Determine methods of improving environmental conditions including economic outputs.
  • Prepare technical and research environmental impact reports, and communicate the results to individuals in industry, government, the general public.
  • Elaborate plans for management of renewable resources.
  • Metering of smoke, gas, dust, heat, tremor and rays
  • Determination of characteristics of emission
  • Monitoring, metering and analyzing of pollutants
  • Operational environment protection
  • Environmental management for enterprises
  • Analyze of kind and concentration of pollutants and toxics
  • Analyze the concepts of optimum resource utilization and sustainability
  • Analyze the environmental systems such as integrated with their reasons and results
  • Evaluation of the environmental situation for private construction or industrial projects
  • Knowledge of national and international standards of ecologic and environmental protection.

Group 3 VET Trainer - Environmental analyst

  • Develop environmentally safe methods and strategies for controlling the nature.
  • Develop methods and implement good practices of conserving or managing environment.
  • Advise engineers on plans, designs, problems or altenative conservation solutions.
  • Conduct research into the use of plant species as green fuels or in the production of green fuels.
  • Plan, develop and implement programme or policies for improving environmental habitats, wetlands, groundwater and soil resources.
  • Measure physical parameters of different environments to determine their relationship to their habitants.
  • Study living organisms and their reactions to harmful environmental conditions affecting them.
  • Determine methods of improving environmental conditions including economic outputs.
  • Prepare technical and research environmental impact reports, and communicate the results to individuals in industry, government, the general public.
  • Elaborate plans for management of renewable resources.
  • Knowledge in collection and storage of waste, waste management, about recycling
  • Knowledge about physical, chemical, biological and advanced treatment processes
  • Knowledge in professional collection of municipal waste and hazardous waste
  • Knowledge in disposal of municipal waste, sludge and hazardous waste
  • Measure soil, water, air, wastewater and waste quality
  • Metering of smoke, gas, dust, heat, tremor and rays
  • Phytoremediation
  • Determination of characteristics of emission
  • Knowledge about biotechnological techniques
  • Water (surface and groundwater) quality control and management
  • Implement environmental management systems
  • Operational environment protection
  • Environmental management for enterprises
  • Develop methods for river basin planning
  • Analyze of kind and concentration of pollutants and toxics
  • Analyze the concepts of optimum resource utilization and sustainability
  • Analyze the environmental systems such as integrated with their reasons and results
  • Evaluation of the environmental situation for private construction or industrial projects
  • Knowledge of national and international standards of ecologic and environmental protection.

Group 4 VET Trainer - Environmental remediation specialist

  • Monitor and analyze changes designed to improve the environmental performance of complex systems to avoid unintended negative consequences.
  • Plan or conduct field research on industrial production, industrial ecology, population ecology, and environmental production or sustainability.
  • Conduct applied research on the effects of industrial processes on the protection, restoration, inventory, monitoring and reintroduction of species to the natural environment.
  • Carry out environmental assessments in accordance with applicable standards, regulations, laws.
  • Create complex and dynamic mathematical models of population, community, ecological systems.
  • Promote use of environmental management systems to reduce waste, minimize environmental damage from industrial production, improve environmentally sound use of natural resources.
  • Measure physical parameters of different environments to determine their relationship to their habitants.
  • Study living organisms and their reactions to harmful environmental conditions affecting them.
  • Determine methods of improving environmental conditions including economic outputs.
  • Prepare technical and research environmental impact reports, and communicate the results to individuals in industry, government, the general public.
  • Elaborate plans for management of renewable resources.
  • Knowledge in collection and storage of waste, waste management, about recycling
  • Knowledge about physical, chemical, biological and advanced treatment processes,
  • Knowledge in professional collection of municipal waste and hazardous waste,
  • Knowledge in disposal of municipal waste, sludge and hazardous waste,
  • Measure soil, water, air, wastewater and waste quality,
  • Metering of smoke, gas, dust, heat, tremor and rays,
  • Phytoremediation,
  • Determination of characteristics of emission,
  • Knowledge about biotechnological techniques,
  • Implement environmental management systems,
  • Operational environment protection,
  • Environmental management for enterprises,
  • Develop methods for river basin planning,
  • Knowledge of national and international standards of ecologic and environmental protection.

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14 ECVET
VET trainers - Mechanical engineers
VET trainers - Civil engineers


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