Vocational training

 

WKI | AKADEMIE®

With its WKI | AKADEMIE® the Fraunhofer WKI offers focus courses and on‑demand training for employees of the woodworking and wood-processing industries as well as students of civil engineering.

 

WKI | Webinar

In free online seminars, experts from the Fraunhofer WKI provide an insight into their current research and development work.

 

Advanced training
“Composite Engineer“

The Research Field Lightweight Construction merges the competencies of 15 Fraunhofer Institutes. In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Academy, the institutes offer the certified course “Composite Engineer“. Scientists from the Fraunhofer WKI impart as tutors the basic principles and current specialist knowledge from their research and development activities.

 

Workshops and Technology Days

The Fraunhofer Vision merges the competencies of 16 Fraunhofer Institutes in the field of automatic image processing and machine vision. The institutes offer training workshops and Technology Days. Scientists from the Fraunhofer WKI impart as tutors the basic principles and current specialist knowledge from their research and development activities.

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  • Eberswalde University for Sustainable Developement / March 04, 2024 - March 08, 2024

    Focus course on “Bonding in wooden construction”

    WKI | AKADEMIE - Schwerpunktkurs »Kleben im Holzbau«
    © Fraunhofer WKI

    Specialist for repair of load-bearing timber components using adhesives (5 days)
    incl. “Specialist for bonding in wooden construction”

    Basic knowledge is imparted on the execution of bonding work for the manufacture or repair of load-bearing timber components. A written examination can be taken in both courses. This can be used to prove successful participation in accordance with DIN 1052-10.

    In addition, the course is recognized by the Brandenburgische Ingenieurkammer BBIK (Brandenburg Chamber of Engineers) as further training with 40 points.

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  • Hamburg, Germany / October 09, 2024 - October 11, 2024

    13th European Wood-based Panel Symposium

    You would like to obtain information on the most important trends and current challenges in the wood-based materials industry? You are looking for a forum where you, as manufacturer, supplier or user, can exchange ideas and establish networks during in-depth discussions? From 9th to 11th of October 2024, the Fraunhofer WKI and the European Panel Federation, in co-operation with the International Association for Technical Issues related to Wood, are organizing for the 13th time the European Wood-Based Panel Symposium.

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