"Member States should promote instruction in the use of the Eurocodes, especially in engineering schools and as part of continuous professional development courses for engineers and technicians."

Commission Recommendation
11 December, 2003

Training

Training on the use of the EN Eurocodes

In order to achieve an adequate application of the EN Eurocodes, Member States, National Standards Bodies, Technical and Scientific Organisations and the construction industry must be ready to use them. To this end, extensive continuing training is required.

Training of staff is the responsibility of Industry, in cooperation with National Authorities and National Standards Bodies.

Three levels of training will be needed depending on the audience, as follows:

In order to assure consistency between Member States and to facilitate transfer of knowledge between Eurocodes writers (CEN/TC250 SCs and PTs) and potential national trainers (building officials, industry, scientific community, technical organisations) the European Commission is supporting the writing and publication of promotional material on the Eurocodes (leaflets and booklets) and is organising a number of training/promotion seminars/conferences in collaboration with CEN/TC250 and its SCs, Member States and interested industry:

This web site serves as platform for exchange and dissemination of training and promotional material.