Date: 20.09.2019

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About the Road:

  • The first measures were undertaken in 2012;
  • In 2014, in partnership with NAVET, the state educational requirements for the specialties "Electric Vehicle Installer" and "Electric Vehicle Technician" were adopted;
  • At the end of 2018, an agreement was signed between the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Branch Organization for Electric Mobility - ECIV, to establish a Sectoral Board for Electric Mobility at the Ministry of Education and Science;
  • At the beginning of 2019, with the order of Minister Krasimir Valchev, the Sectoral Council for Electric Mobility (SCEM) was established at the Ministry of Education and Science.

The participants:

At the moment MES, EVIC, the Center for Vocational Education of the Bulgarian Industrial Association, eight vocational high schools from all over the country, four technical universities, VA "GS" are participating in SCEM, including the Military Academy “G.S. Rakovski”, “Junior Achievement – Bulgaria”, the Bulgarian Nuclear Society, etc.


  • Classes "Electric Vehicles" discovered in five national vocational high schools, with more than 300 students already;
  • Qualification courses completed with a total of 20 teachers trained;
  • Establishment of Vocational Training Centers for conducting part-time training courses - ENT Technician and ENT Fitter;
  • Based on the proposal of EVIC and the BIA, the new codes for positions in the field of electrical mobility were introduced and included in unit group 7412 - "Electromechanics and Electrical Engineers", with educational qualification level 2, and the proposed positions for technicians were included in unit group 3113 "Electrical engineers ", with educational qualification level 3;
  • More than 30 targeted visits to vocational high schools for motivation, demonstration of the ENP, conversations with students, parents and the local community;
  • Agreement with WIFI Bulgaria and Junior Achievement Bulgaria;
  • Numerous meetings and projects for technical support of practical training in ENP, etc.

This model is open to any vocational high school, university, company, NGOs and other organizations that recognize electric mobility as their priority and look for a way for sustainable and consistent staff development for the sector.

Further information can be found on the SCEM Facebook page ( and the EVIC website (