Training

Online Training through NOTES Platform

Today’s changing demands and industry expectations require Brands and Retailers to communicate compliance requirements effectively and quickly to all stakeholders of their global supply chain.

NimkarTek offers ONLINE training services through our unique, online portal called ‘NOTES’. We have ready training modules on a variety of topics related to Chemicals Management and Restricted Substances. Each training module is followed by an Online Exam that evaluates the understanding of the learner. You can win a ‘Certificate of Achievement’ on successful completion of the exam.

  • We have ready training modules on a variety of topics related to Chemicals Management and Restricted Substances.
  • The training modules are of one hour duration. Each module is engaging and interactive with a view to make the training ‘fun’.
  • Each training module is followed by an Online Exam that evaluates the understanding of the learner.
  • You can win a ‘Certificate of Achievement’ on successful completion of the exam.
  • The NOTES Platform has a 24x7 Admin team that monitors easy access for the learners.
  • ‘Talk to the Expert’ tab helps users write to our technical team for further clarifications or more explanation on technical matters.

These can be easily accessed by clicking on – notes.nimkartek.com

CUSTOMISED TRAINING

NimkarTek can help you develop focussed, customised training in case you want to convey your chemical management/RSLs document to your supply chain. Our team of experts create custom learning that’s distinctly different from any kind of training out there. The training content is interactive, engaging and is driven at explaining exactly what is to be done by your suppliers!


IN- PERSON WORKSHOPS

In order to build capacities in the textile and apparel industry in chemical management, NimkarTek offers In-Person Workshops designed for a Brand/Retailer or its Supplier Organization. These workshops are conducted either on-site or arranged at an external venue at a specific location.

NimkarTek offers Standard Workshops as well as workshops developed in consultation with organizations to train their staff in specific topics related to chemical management.

Standard Workshops for Tier- I vendors

Type of organization: Importers, Garment/ Made-Ups Exporters, Cut-&-Sew Factories, Footwear Assembly units

Designed for: Fabric Technologists, Quality Managers, Compliance Managers, Merchandisers, Designers and Buying/ Sourcing Teams

Batch Size: Maximum 30 persons

Methodology: Highly interactive and participative sessions with focus on learning. Includes practical case studies, activities and group discussions. Handouts/workbooks and a Certificate of Participation are provided to the participants after the workshop

Workshop content

  • Classification of harmful chemicals
  • Overview of global legislations and important eco-labels
  • The Greenpeace Detox campaign and its impact
  • Purpose, scope and criteria of Brand RSL documents
  • Terms used in a Brand RSL document
  • Understanding MRSL and ensuring its conformance
  • Harmful effects and basic uses
  • Sources of RSLs in textile supply chain
  • Case studies of RSL non-compliance and Corrective actions
  • Monitoring RSL compliance at upstream suppliers
  • Testing protocol

Standard Workshops for Tier- II vendors

Type of organization: Fabric Mills, Dyehouses, Garment Laundries/Washing Units, Printers

Designed for: Production, R&D, Quality, Compliance, Laboratory, ETP managers and Supervisors of the organization

Batch Size: Maximum 30 persons

Methodology: Highly interactive and participative sessions with focus on learning. Includes practical case studies, activities, group discussions and Experience Sharing. A ‘Factory Action Plan’ is worked out for practical implementation of chemical management best practices at the participating facility. Handouts/workbooks and a Certificate of Participation are provided to the participants after the workshop

Workshop content

  • Classification of harmful chemicals
  • Overview of global legislations for chemicals in textiles
  • Criteria of major eco-labels
  • Importance of chemical management for worker, consumer and environmental safety
  • Types of hazards in a textile processing factory
  • The Greenpeace Detox campaign and its impact
  • Restricted Substances List (RSL)
  • Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL)
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Screening of inventory for hazards and restricted substances
  • Best practices for storage and handling of chemicals
  • Preparing a Chemical Safety Plan
  • Monitoring finished goods and wastewater for chemical compliance through a ‘Smart’ Testing Protocol