HySkills is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. The project is grounded on the premise there will be a skills gap in the upcoming hydrogen sector and therefore a need for a suitably educated workforce. In order to meet this need, the international consortium came together to create “HySkills”; an industrially relevant, modular, vocational education and training (VET) course aimed at educating learners for the hydrogen sector. The HySkills modules will focus on fundamentals of hydrogen, imparting technical & practical knowledge as well as the important critical safety considerations of hydrogen.
The project commenced in December 2020 and the consortium consists of 5 transnational partners with expertise in hydrogen, sustainability and education. The main outputs of the project are the learning outcomes and units, the modular course and a “train the trainer” programme and handbook.
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