In spite of the size of the shoe sector and the number of
people employed, there is not specific vocational training addressed to shoe
shop assistants. Nowadays, footwear shop assistants only have the possibly to
develop their vocational training in general areas, such as commercial courses.
The main objective of the project is to develop and to valorize an innovative e‐learning course in the field of functionality, health and quality of footwear addressed to footwear shop assistants. The aim of this course is to cover all the aspects that could be valuable for professionals to improve their knowledge about footwear, foot, and shoe performance. The course intends to train about foot health and the design characteristics that may have influence on shoe ergonomics and quality. The goal is that and so shop assistant can become professionals that can act as prescriptions and not only as sellers. After the course, footwear shop assistants will be able to give advice about what is the best shoe for a specific user (child, adult, elderly people, etc.) and for a particular use (sport, work, etc.).
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