CIRCULÉIRE-funded CE Skillset to kick off in September 2021
“Circular Economy Skillset” is a project funded by CIRCULÉIRE’s 2020 Innovation Fund, led by WEEE Ireland and with project partners Fastrack into Information Technology (FIT) and the White Goods Association. It aims to train a new generation of technicians that will greatly be needed in the transition towards the circular economy. Up to 20 trainees will learn new skills to repair white goods during 26 weeks, followed by guaranteed 12 weeks work placements.
More information on CE Skillset can be found here: https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/new-repair-technicians-to-be-trained-to-prevent-electrical-waste-1159520.html
If you are interested in signing up to the scheme: please register via https://fit.ie/circular-economy-skills-initiative/
This project is a great example of the way CIRCULÉIRE helps implementing innovative programmes that enable or demonstrate the power of the circular economy in practice! Our €500k Innovation Fund helps industry to pilot and demonstrate circular economy models – Check out our 2022 call now open until 31st October 2022: https://circuleire.ie/circuleire-innovation-fund-2022/
You can learn more here about our 2020 and 2021 awardees to date here: https://circuleire.ie/circuleire-awardees-2020-2021