DEKRA Akademie Ltd was founded by DEKRA Akademie GmbH and DEKRA Akademie Kft, as a subsidiary of the DEKRA Group. The non-profit Group, DEKRA eV, has since 1925 been operating in the fields of training and certification of companies and workers, as well as quality assurance and environmental protection, having built a network of more than 100 subsidiaries in Europe, America, Asia and Africa.
DEKRA Akademie GmbH operates in the field of education and training of human resources in quality, safety, logistics, technology, the environment and many other issues, and also in the field of certification of individuals. Furthermore, it runs offices in 100 cities in Germany and in more than 50 countries around the world. In 2009 it established the first private DEKRA University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. It employs approximately 1,000 educators and 32,000 other employees worldwide, and has organized over 7,000 seminars with 120,000 participants. It provides training and certification across a broad spectrum of professional specialties, from agricultural equipment operators to professional football referees in Germany.
The scope of DEKRA Akademie Ltd includes the education, training and certification of human resources, the development of all kinds of training and consulting activities and initiatives, and generally the provision of services that aim to improve quality of life, protect the environment and promote sustainable urban, economic, social, tourism, scientific, cultural and technological development for cities and their inhabitants. Its fields of activity include Tourism, Rural Development, Renewable Energy Sources, the Environment and Health.
The change in financial circumstances can be seen as a starting point for training and making the most of human resources, and this is where DEKRA Akademie Ltd plays a central role, it implements human resource education and training programmes, which meet the needs of the Greek and European labour markets, and it does this through the utilization of European financing and policy tools.