QUALITYFOREST – PROPOSAL FOR A NEW PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION THAT INCLUDES ALL THE COMPETENCES OF THE EUROPEAN CHAINSAW CERTIFICATE

Start: 02-10-2017 - End: 01-10-2019
Project Reference: 2017-1-ES01-KA202-038677
EU Grant: 223460 EUR
Programme: Erasmus+
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training

 

The CTFC participates in the project QUALITYFOREST.

The project addresses the challenge to elaborate a new professional qualification that includes all the competences of the European Chainsaw Certificate (ECC). Some European Forestry and Environmental Skills Council (EFESC) members (Belgium, France and Spain) and new partners
(Bulgaria, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia) collaborate to elaborate a proposal with the support of other entities and training centres as associated partners.

The aims and objectives are to fulfil the demands of the industry and to reduce accidents& fatalities, reduce associated economic & personal costs related to accidents, improve &  enhance operator skills and efficiency in the workplace, enhance operator mobility and employability throughout Europe, improve & expand delivery of existing vocational training and assessment Standard, encourage & promote life-long learning and continuous professional development, and to improve transparency and recognition of skills and qualifications in Europe.

The main expected results will be: an occupational standard and a learning and assessment guide

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