ECO4VET is developing courses regarding Ecodesign and Sustainable Production in the Furniture Sector in 5 different languages (English, Polish, Romanian, Spanish and Turkish).

The objective of this course is filling the furniture sector existing training needs related to environmental and sustainability issues. It will cover knowledge, skills and competences related to Ecodesign and Sustainable Production for furniture professional profiles such as General Managers, Production Managers and Designers. This course aims to improve their capacities to tackle with new and future green economy and market challenges and support furniture companies to improve their competitiveness in relation to growing environmental standards that markets are requiring.

Furniture sector professionals, unemployed and students will have the possibility to be the first in doing the on-line course and testing the e-learning platform for free. They will perform the test of this training in a real environment so that it can be checked whether the project results meet the expectations or not. In exchange, these users will be monitored and surveyed to collect their feedback and suggestions for improvement of the content and the e-learning course structure and operation.

Content of the Pilot Course - Learning units

  1. Introduction to Management Systems
  2. Management Systems Implementation in Furniture Sector I
  3. Management Systems Implementation in Furniture Sector II
  4. Business and Environment
  5. Environmental Managements System Implementation I
  6. Environmental Management System Implementation II
  7. Sustainable Production I
  8. Sustainable Production II
  9. Sustainable Production III
  10. Introduction to Ecodesign in the Furniture Sector
  11. Ecodesign Certification ISO14006
  12. Ecodesign and Environmental Analysis I
  13. Ecodesign Strategies
  14. Ecodesign and Environmental Analysis II

Benefits for participants:

  • The innovative Pilot Course will be completely free and during the course, participants will be supported and coached by different mentors from the consortium.
  • Official Certificate of Completion with signatures of all Consortium Partners will be released to participants that will finish the Pilot Course.

The Course is foreseen to start in September 2015 and the applications will be closed by the end of June 2015. we are already looking for professionals and students interested in doing the course and helping us to improve it.

If you want to receive additional information about the course, please, write to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The access to this Training Pilot Test will be limited to a small number of participants. If you are interested in attending the course, please, fill-in the corresponding form below.

  • Interest in English Course form - Complete
  • Interest in Polish Course form - Complete
  • Interest in Romanian Course form - Complete
  • Interest in Spanish Course form - Complete
  • Interest in Turkish Course form - Complete

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