The Berufsförderungswerk Düren (abbreviation:Bfw) was founded in 1975.Düren is located approx. 35 km south-west to the city of Cologne.
The main task of the Bfw is the vocational training of people who are not longer able to continue in their profession because of their visual handicaps. It offers vocational training for commercial, administrative and industrial professions, i.e.:call agent telephone-marketing, typist, telephone operator, specialist for recycling.
The Berufsförderungswerk Düren sees a further task in the job-mediation after the vocational training. The Berufsförderungswerk Düren offers training for approx. 200 blind and visually impaired people and has an administrative and training staff with about 104 employees.
The ISO 9001:2000 conformity of the quality management system in the Berufsförderungswerk Düren is certified by CERTQUA under Nr. 08-10210-Z(1)