28 May 2018 — Press Releases

CEC calls on Footwear Technicians to participate in pilot course on comfortable fashion footwear

The European Footwear Confederation (CEC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Erasmus+ Fit2Com project’s Pilot and calls on footwear technicians to apply to participate in the Pilot before 20 June 2018. Selected participants will follow an online and work-based course on Comfort and Healthy Fashion Footwear to learn how to incorporate essential comfort and health-promoting features in their shoe designs. Do not miss the opportunity to sign up and improve knowledge in an area which is highly valued by consumers!

On 14 and 15 May 2018, the 13 public and private partners of the Erasmus+ Fit2Com project, co-funded by the European Commission, gathered in Porto, Portugal, to finalise the content and logistic arrangements of a pilot course to test the new developed training programme on comfortable fashion footwear related to the qualification profile also created under the project. The lucky participants who will get to participate will have the opportunity to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge in comfort and health features for fashion-based footwear by following an online course, which will be complemented by practical exercises in the form of workshops in respective partners centres of Germany, Portugal, Romania and Spain.

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