Industry Professions - Methods of Modern Training

26 / 11 / 2020

Within the Mebel 2020 programme of online events and RusMebel Forum, a Panel on Industry Professions - Methods of Modern Training, organised by the Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia with support of EXPOCENTRE AO, was held.

Popularisation of the industry professions, reduction of qualified personnel deficiency, actualisation of educational programmes - these are global personnel problems of branch, Timur Irtuganov, Director General of the Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises of Russia, underlined in the performance.

The Head of the Council, Chairman of the Board of RAO Bumprom Yuri Lahtikov spoke about the current work of the Council for Professional Qualifications in Pulp and Paper, Furniture and Woodworking Industries at the National Qualification Development Agency. In his opinion, the main task of the Council is to establish a dialogue between employers and educational institutions, coordinate business needs and opportunities of educational institutions to optimize the educational process.

Head of Section Restoration and Woodworking at 26 KADR College Dmitry Tuzov named the main problems of personnel training in his area: the lag between federal state standards and modern technologies, outdated material base of educational institutions, lack of a unified approach to personnel certification.

Qualified personnel are the key to success for any company, believes HOMAG representative Dmitry Klochko. He talked about how a company that sells and configures equipment for furniture companies organises practical training for its customers at the HOMAG training centre in Moscow.

The WorldSkills movement, remote and combined training formats for professionals from the furniture and woodworking industries, were presented by a WorldSkills certified expert in the field of Furniture Manufacturing. Vadim Zainutdinov and WorldSkills international expert Alexandra Fedorova.

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Press Service, EXPOCENTRE AO