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The course on Ecodesign and Sustainable Production for professionals and students from the furniture sector created by the ECO4VET project consortium will start in September 2015. Enrolment is open until the end of June.

Course characteristics

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, students and unemployed people across Europe will have the possibility to join for free the on-line course. It will be available in 5 European languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Turkish and Romanian. There are 15 places available for each language and places will be allocated following a selection of applicants’ CVs and their order of application.

Participants will be monitored and surveyed to collect their feedback and suggestions allowing the consortium to improve the content and the course structure. Moreover, it will be possible to evaluate if  the project outputs meet or not the expectations of end-users.

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.
An official Certificate of Completion with signatures of all Consortium Partners will be released to participants that will finish the Pilot Course.
The names of participants that will complete the course will be published on the project website with a short presentation of their academic and professional background. They will be mentioned in a project Newsletter that will reach thousands of companies, organizations, professionals from the furniture sector across Europe.

How to apply

In order to apply to this course, please go through the following link: Applicants’ selection will be finalized in June 2015.