Duration

800 hours: 480 hours of interactive online classes complemented with a live training in Ferrara, Italy (currently scheduled for September-October 2021) and 320 hours of internship (currently scheduled for June-August 2021).

Cost

This course is tuition-free. However, candidates will have to cover their own food and travel expenses during their 5-week live training in Ferrara, Italy which is currently scheduled for September-October 2021.

Number of participants

25

Registration deadline

15/11/2020

IFTS TECNICO PER LA SOSTENIBILITÀ E L’ECONOMIA CIRCOLARE DEI PROCESSI INDUSTRIALI
Junior Expert in Circular Economy

Operazione Rif Pa 2019-14543 autorizzata dalla Regione Emilia-Romagna con DD 12537-2020

The blended learning course “Junior Expert in Circular Economy” will train 25 European young people who are qualified with a school diploma (e.g. Licei, Abitur, Matura, Baccalauréat, upper secondary, or vocational school certificates) and preferably are neither in employment nor education or training.

The course will equip the participants with the necessary tools and skills needed for sustainable development and circular transition in economy and society. Following the 3 Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle), they e.g. gain skills in the analysis, evaluation and improvement of manufacturing processes, impact assessment methods, total quality management for environmental sustainability, entrepreneurship and digital literacy.

Teaching Blocks

Durante il percorso verranno approfondite le seguenti tematiche:

Block A Modules

1. Introduction to circular and sustainable economy.

2. Profile of a higher technician for circular economy.

3. Companies potential to improve sustainability.

Block B Modules

4. Environmental innovation in industrial production processes.

5. Management and evaluation methodologies and tools.

6. Quality management and environmental certifications.

Block C Modules

7. Redesigning products and new business models for services.

8. Activating companies’ teams for circular innovation.

9. Entrepreneurial skills.

Block Internship

During their internship (currently scheduled for June-August 2021) students will be placed in a company located in their own countries, where they will complete 320 hours of work experience. During this time participants will get a broad view of the life cycle of a product, will use standard tools that they can apply in professional life and will contribute to a company’s or institution’s innovation process.

Course Organizers

ART-ER - Daniela Sani

ART-ER develops a number of initiatives with the objective to consolidate the employability of human resources in the research and TT field, by empowering their competences and their synergies with businesses.

logo Centoform a Ferrara

CENTOFORM - Chiara Pancaldi

VET centre located in Emilia Romagna, Italy for more than 15 years it has been providing LLL and TVET trainings for adults, demonstrating the efficacy of post-secondary and tertiary non-university courses, representing a pillar of the regional education system with an average employment rate equal to 70%.

myclimate Foundation - Florian Strasser

Swiss non-profit organisation for climate protection and sustainable development, both globally and locally. The expertise covers high-quality climate protection projects, climate-friendly/sustainable business solutions, and action-oriented educational, vocational and capacity building courses enabling employees, apprentices and students to contribute to climate protection and sustainability.

Tallinn University of Technology - Veiko Karu

The only technological university in Estonia which is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education. TalTech supports sustainable development through R&D and science based higher education in the field of engineering and technology.

University of Oulu - Veiko Karu

Multidisciplinary research and education community and one of the biggest universities in Finland. It is the coordinator of the EIT-RM ADMA doctoral course focusing on doctoral training and generating experts in RM area in academia and industry

Informations

FAQ

The call is not yet open. Potential candidates are encouraged to sign up to our waitlist. Each of our waitlisted applicants will be directly notified once the application opens for submissions.
You will be asked to submit a CV in EUROPASS format. You will also have to attach a video as a motivation statement and answer a few questions.

The blended learning course “Junior Expert in Circular Economy” will train 25 European young people who are qualified with a school diploma (e.g. Licei, Abitur, Matura, Baccalauréat, upper secondary, or vocational school certificates) and preferably are neither in employment nor education or training. University students are accepted as well.

This course is tuition-free. However, candidates will have to cover their own food and travel expenses during their 5-week live training in Ferrara, Italy which is currently scheduled for September-October 2021.

Additional questions can be sent via email to ana.falcon@taltech.com or the contact form below.

This course will equip you with tools and skills in sustainable development and circular economy, as well as skills in impact assessment evaluation methods, total quality management for environmental sustainability, entrepreneurship and digital literacy.

EQF level IV is a qualification recognized by the European Union, which certifies that the student has factual and theoretical knowledge within a field and a range of skills required to generate solutions in this field

No, the course organizers will aid participants to start an internship with a company located in their countries.
The internship takes place in the country of the participant

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