MTM-Practitioner

The qualification as MTM-Practitioner addresses employees, professional and managerial staff as well as representatives from the works council and various other interest groups.

The qualification as MTM-Practitioner starts with training in MTM-1 Base. The completion of MTM-1 Base (on-site attendance or E-learning) entitles the candidate solely to participate in the training of an MTM process building block system. It is followed by training in at least one MTM process building block system. Based on the knowledge acquired in the MTM process building block systems (PBBS), the training for MTM-Practitioner concentrates on product and process design in operational practice.

Prior to the participation in the training for MTM-Practitioner it is necessary to gain practical experience. On successful completion of all required training the applicant will receive the “Blue Card” (MTM), the internationally acknowledged qualification certificate for MTM-Practitioners. The “Blue Card” is valid for three years. It can be renewed by the successful completion of the MTM-Practitioner Refresher training with focus on one process building block system.

EAWS-Practitioner

The qualification as EAWS-Practitioner addresses all staff members in the company who have to create ergonomic analyses or make ergonomic assessments in their field of work: employees, professional and managerial staff from planning, time management / IE, operations scheduling, production, logistics, occupational safety, and product and equipment design, as well as, medical officers, security specialists, representatives from the works council and various other interest groups. It also addresses ergonomic officers and staff members who create or assess ergonomic risk analyses in the company, or employees who design, optimise and / or restructure workplaces in the industrial environment.

The qualification as EAWS-Practitioner starts with training in EAWS. On successful completion of training in EAWS, the applicant must acquire practical experience before he or she can start training for EAWS-Practitioner (see Illustration). On successful completion of all required training the candidate will receive the “Blue Card” (EAWS), the internationally acknowledged qualification certificate for EAWS-Practitioners. The “Blue Card” is valid for three years. The “Blue Card” (EAWS) can be renewed by the successful completion of the EAWS-Practitioner Refresher training.