Call for applications for training schemes in key competences

Deadline: 15.12.2012


The Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA) along with the social partners, Confederation of the Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) and Confederation of Labour Podkrepa, has been implementing a project under Human Resources Development Operational Programme titled "Development of a workforce competence assessment system by sectors and regions" (abbr. CASSY)


One of the project core activities is to train 2100 experts and managers in key competences.


In line with the time schedule approved by the Employment Agency, the training courses are to take place from October to December 2012 and are to be taught by specially trained instructors.


Anyone who is interested in enhancing one's personal competence and/or any employers who would like to boost their employees' effectiveness could take part in the trainings or appoint experts by considering the following:


  • One person can participate in more than one training course i.e. there is no restriction on the number of courses and topics an individual could attend;
  • Course duration - 2 to 4 days depending on each and every training course syllabus
  • The training scheme takes place from 9h00 to 17h00;
  • After the successful completion of the course, the participants are granted certificates for mastering key competences;
  • It is recommended that participants in the courses Strategic Management, Quality Management and Knowledge Management be managers or people at similar positions;
  • One should bear in mind that these training courses are fully funded by the project and are free to the attendees; however, no expenses for travel, accommodation or daily allowances are covered;
  •  All participants shall be given a set of study materials and handouts in Bulgarian;
  • All training courses are conducted in Bulgarian.


The training courses topics and the time schedule could be read in the files attached below.


In order to apply for a course, please fill out and send the following documents



Please mail the application forms all filled out to the following addresses depending on the course venue:


For more information or enquiries concerning the courses please contact the coordinators in the respective cities as follows:


Due to the limited number of places, all groups will be filled on the first-come-first-served basis.




Note! Please consider the following:


  1. The training courses for managerial and social competences, as well as those for organization and optimization of production and business processes are filled up.
  2. There are no vacancies in all three courses in digital competences in Burgas.
  3. There are no vacancies in all courses in Pleven.
  4. Presently, applications for digital competence courses in Sofia are being processed.
  5. Should any vacancy occur, we will announce it on the project website. 
  6. Applicants will be informed whether they have been enrolled in a training course or not by email within 3-5 days prior the course beginning.


Please bear in mind that by the online application form one can apply only for training courses for which a particular date has been announced, otherwise applications shall not be processed.




Confederation of the Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria BULGARIAN INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION Confederation of Labour „Podkrepa”