Promoting Youth Employment in TRC3 Region (PYETRC3)
18 July 2019
Institutional Capacity Building for the Implementation of Employment, Education and Social Policies Sectoral Operational Programme (EESP SOP) under IPA-II
18 July 2019

Renewable Youth Energy Operation (RE-YOU)

Action /Activity:

Action II: Education and Training
Activity II.III: Strengthening National Qualifications System and promoting LLL & Adaptability

Title of the Operation:

Renewable Youth Energy Operation (RE-YOU)

Operation Number:


Implementation Period:

Service contract was signed on 8 May 2020. Implementation period was started by the Kick-off Meeting on 5 August 2020.

Duration of the Operation is 36 months. Accordingly, it is expected to be finalised by 4 August 2020.

Operation Beneficiary:

South Marmara Development Agency

Website / Social Media Accounts:


Interventions and Estimated Results:

Operation Purpose:
• attract and retain more young people in employment at renewable energy sector by improving educational and vocational training opportunities and strengthening the linkage between formal training and labour market in South Marmara region;
• to improve LLL capacity of the region

Target groups:
• 480 young unemployed between 18–29 years who have graduated from engineering, technical and science faculties, relevant two- years technical degree programmes (such as electricity and energy, electronic technology, electronic and automation, machine etc.) and relevant fields, • Continuing Education Centers (CECs) of Universities,
• Staff of CECs and Universities,
• Employers and employees of the companies in renewable energy sector.

• Activities will be conducted for improving the institutional capacity of Career Consultancy Centres and CECs.
• CECs will apply to Vocational Qualifications Authority (VQA) for becoming Authorized Certification Bodies in the field of reneawable energy.
• Renewable energy trainings will be organised for the young people in the fields of wind, photovoltaic and biogas in line with the National Occupational Standards and National Qualifications announced by the VQA (Balıkesir: 240 participants, Çanakkale: 240 participants).
• Study visits will be conducted to organizations and companies functioning in renewable energy sector in the EU to see the good practices in place, to share experience and gain knowledge for improving the capacity of the centres to be established in the Universities.
• Awareness will be raised on renewable energy through workshops, conferences and awareness raising activities.
• The “South Marmara Renewable Energy Employment Market Analysis Report” will be drafted.

Current Situation:
(As of March 2021)

• Inception Report was prepared.
• Project visibility materials were designed.
• Steering Committee Meeting was held.
• VQA accreditation activities were initiated. Participation in TURKAK trainings was realised.
• Supply tenders were completed, contracts were signed, implementation process has started.