SAMNIC MOOC is the result of the European project “Training on Safety Assessment and Management for New and Innovative Children’s Products”, financed by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission, whose main objective is to develop an MOOC (Massive Online Open Course), on the safety assessment and management for new and innovative children’s products that is basically aimed at employees from the industry (especially SMEs) and the consumer associations.

SAMNIC MOOC has been developed by means of a consortium that, coordinated by the Technological Institute for Children’s Products & Leisure, AIJU (Spain), is made up of a Czech Association for Toy and Play, SHH (Czech Republic), Alicante University, UA (Spain), the European Association for the Coordination of Consumer Representation in Standardisation, ANEC (Belgium) and the Universitat Degli Studi Di Padova, UniPd (Italy), which is referred to hereinafter as THE CONSORTIUM.

SAMNIC MOOC is an online course, 100% free and open, on the safety assessment and management for new and innovative children’s products. The online course can be accessed via the computer, Tablet or a mobile phone. Participants need to have a Gmail account to take part in the course. The course is available in Spanish, English, French, Italian, Czech and Portuguese.

SAMNIC MOOC provides an overall idea of the safety of children’s products. The course is ideal as an introduction to the safety of children’s products, because it gives participants a broad perspective of all the points to take into account with regard to the products used by children.

Whether you are a designer, engineer, architect, a purchasing manager, a distributor, a quality control technician or you work in the public administration consumer services or you are in charge of the playgrounds in your town or city this course might help you expand on your knowledge and experience in the field.

You can choose the complete course or just parts of the itinerary about toys, childcare products or playgrounds that interest you the most.The complete course lasts about 15 hours, and each itinerary lasts about 12 hours.

After sitting the final exam, you can download your certificate free of charge, and if you want you can also ask the course secretary to issue an original paper copy of your certificate by paying an additional fee, just by sending your request to the email address samnicmooc@aiju.info.

The terms and conditions established herein (“TERMS AND CONDITIONS”) govern your relationship as a participant in the SAMNIC MOOC courses given by the THE CONSORTIUM that has organized the Erasmus+ project called “Training on Safety Assessment and Management for New and Innovative Children’s Products” (SAMNIC), application number: 2014-1-ES01-KA202-004368.



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Data of the service supplier: Asociación de Investigación de la Industria del Juguete, Conexas y Afines, assigned registration number 71.245 in the Spanish National Register of Associations, with TIN ESG03182862, address in Avda de la Industria 23, 03440 Ibi (Alicante) and email: samnicmooc@aiju.info.

The website (www.samnicmooc.com) contains information on the SAMNIC course on the safety of new and innovative children’s products.


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The data that you supply in the course enrolment, events and workshops registration page of the SAMNIC MOOC programme (hereinafter referred to as, "your Personal Data") shall be processed in a file that AIJU, whose business address is in Avda de la Industria 23, 03440 Ibi (Alicante) Spain, is responsible for. Your Personal Data shall only be used to manage your participation in SAMNIC MOOC and to keep you up-to-date on the courses, conferences, events, workshops and other services provided by AIJU.

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Moreover, AIJU reserves the right to update, modify or delete information contained in its website, as well as the configuration or the presentation of such, at any time without being held accountable for doing so.


5.1 The website

AIJU, as the coordinator of the European project SAMNIC “Training on Safety Assessment and Management for New and Innovative Children’s Products”, it is the owner of the intellectual and industrial property rights on the materials that are mentioned in the website www.samnicmooc.com.

5.2 Respect of content

THE CONSORTIUM is the owner of the intellectual and industrial property rights on the content included in SAMNIC MOOC.

This content can be used under an Attribution, Non-commercial (NC), No Derivative Works (ND) type of Creative Commons License. Commercial use of the original work or the production of derivative work is forbidden.

If the material is used, the attribution must be respected by quoting the aforementioned source as a SAMNIC “Training on Safety Assessment and Management for New and Innovative Children’s Products” European Project financed by the Erasmus+ programme and, by means of an active link to www.samnicmooc.com

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