Training for the urgent employment for production of protective masks and personal protective equipment (PPE)

Within the project “By synergy to easy employment in the Canton of Zenica-Doboj (ZDK)”, implemented by the Chamber of Commerce of the Canton of Zenica-Doboj with the support of the Helvetas Moja Buducnost Foundation, training of 14 unemployed persons for the occupation of seamstress  has started.

The theoretical part of the training, which consists of two modules – Production Technology and Clothing Design, is delivered through video conferences for all 14 participants, while the practical part of the training takes place at MaxTex’s facilities in two groups of 7 participants, with respect to all epidemiological measures prescribed by the Cantonal COVID 10 Crisis Headquarters.

This training for the urgent employment needs of companies in the Zenica-Doboj Canton is part of the response of the Chamber of Commerce and its member companies to the growing demand for protective masks and suits as an important segment in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

In the forthcoming period, the Chamber will endeavor to provide services that are primarily aimed at increasing employability as well as employment of unemployed persons in the ZDK area.