First coaching pilot on high-end footwear manufacturing

A gaggle of designers and footwear technicians from 5 European international locations lately participated in a two-week coaching in luxurious footwear-making methods because of the European Erasmus+ funded mission Excessive Finish Shoe (HES)
In early July 2017, a pilot coaching on high-end footwear manufacturing was held in Politecnico Calzaturiero in Padua. It represents a serious step for the validation of the new coaching programme for the brand new occupational profile in luxurious footwear manufacturing that’s at the moment being finalised by a world consortium underneath the European Erasmus+ funded mission Excessive Finish Shoe, whose general intention is to improve the posh and high-end shoe’s section in Europe.

The European Consortium is led by the Portuguese Footwear Know-how Centre and contains, along with the European Confederation of the Footwear Business, the Spanish Footwear Know-how Centre INESCOP, the Italian Footwear Know-how Centre Politecnico Calzaturiero, the French Lycée du Dauphiné, and the Czech Footwear Affiliation.

The occupation and coaching programme is addressed to a variety of goal teams, equivalent to academics of vocational topics, designers, modelers, graduates and college students of vocational colleges in addition to younger entrepreneurs. This pilot coaching targeted on methods for producing high quality luxurious males’s footwear utilizing a Goodyear design and was attended by 14 college students from the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. The suggestions acquired on this mobility train was very optimistic, indicating that they discovered the course enriching, helpful, and motivating. Their testimonies on social media revealed their enthusiasm and gratefulness for having been a part of this distinctive coaching, with feedback equivalent to “Pleased with this… Nice expertise, wonderful folks, new associates,” and “It was the most effective determination of my life. In lower than 2 weeks, we coated all the things.”

Boosting Europe’s luxurious and high-end property and potential is without doubt one of the European Confederation of the Footwear Business’s (CEC) fundamental priorities, which it’s actively selling by means of the HES mission.

CEC can be engaged on figuring out the best way to finest join with new generations to draw them to the footwear sector, and this worldwide mobility pilot underlines the advantages for college students and staff to take part in cross-border experiences, not just for themselves, but in addition for the businesses they are going to or are working for as they will deliver new information, new practices and a extra motivated workforce.

The Luxurious Footwear Manufacturing Technician profile and corresponding coaching programme, the mission’s fundamental outcomes, will likely be offered within the mission’s remaining convention at theMICAM commerce truthful in Milan on Tuesday 19th September.

For extra data, please go to the mission web site at

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