Furniture training courses

The training courses on furnishings and fittings concern multi-material domestic, professional, interior, exterior and urban furniture. The subjects are varied: eco-design, finishing, environmental display, etc.

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FCBA supports furniture and living space professionals in the development of eco-designed, sustainable products, in the consideration of ergonomics for the user, as well as for the employee at his workstation…

Our trainers are able to offer you a wide range of standard training courses as well as tailor-made courses to meet your expectations.

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Eco-design: opportunities, tools

At the end of the training on eco-design, the participants will be able to :

  • Understand the challenges of an eco-design approach to products
  • Understand the principles of eco-design (discover the environmental impacts during the life cycle of their product “production – transport – use – end of life” and try to reduce them from the design stage)
  • Learn about the tools used in the furniture industry
  • Identify strategic issues in relation to a regulatory context (end-of-life EPR system, volatile pollutant emissions, environmental display, etc.)

Environmental display: calculate the environmental impact of your furniture

At the end of the training on environmental signage, participants will be able to :

  • Understand the regulatory context
  • Understand the technical basis of environmental labelling
  • Calculate the environmental display of a product

Application of finishes in industry

At the end of the course on industrial finishing, participants will be able to :

  • Identify and select the techniques adapted to the needs of furniture companies: technical criteria for choosing a varnish, application and drying processes
  • Understand the rules of application to be respected

Aspect of finishes: quality, regularity and drafting of specifications

At the end of the training on the aspects of finishes, participants will be able to :

  • Describe the appearance of a finish in technical terms
  • Write a specification
  • Understand the visual and instrumental methods of assessing appearance

Public procurement of furniture : taking into account standards and regulations

At the end of the training on public procurement of furniture, participants will be able to :

  • Write tender specifications
  • Make the most of the technical aspects of tenders during the evaluation process

Tests and requirements for standards in the furniture industry

At the end of the training course tests and requirements applicable to the standards in force in the furniture industry, participants will be able to :

  • Identify the changes in the standard
  • Perform laboratory tests according to the standards
  • Compare the results obtained between the two versions