For over 120 years, the Chamber of Skilled Crafts (= HWK) in Düsseldorf, with 240 employees today, has represented the interests of the region's skilled crafts. The district of the Düsseldorf Chamber of Skilled Crafts includes more than 59,000 skilled crafts enterprises and around 5.2 million inhabitants. One of the tasks of the HWK is to organize and conduct examinations in training and further education. The academy operates 23 master craftsmen's schools and offers many continuing and advanced training courses.
In order to impart interesting and future-oriented know-how, the HWK pursues a high standard in this area in terms of the latest technical equipment.