The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Programme/Course on EU internal plant movement regime are:
The course addresses the following topics:
This Training Programme has been designed for the profiles and positions described below. Please verify compliance with the selection criteria before submitting or validating applications.
BTSF EU Training Programme on Plant Health Surveys
The BTSF Training Programme on Plant health surveys overall objectives is:
BTSF training courses are provided free of charge for government officials engaged in food and feed safety inspection of selected countries, appointed by their government.
Business operators and other government officials from other countries can also participate in training courses shall free places be available shall the Commission deem it appropriate. These participants must cover the costs of their participation (transport, hotel, catering, etc.). Please check the BTSF Non EU section for more information on courses outside the EU.
The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Programme/Course on New EU plant health regime are:
BTSF EU Training Programme on Plant Health Controls: Learning Materials
The overall objective is:
Therefore, the objectives of the training are addressed to improve understanding, exchange knowledge, national approaches and best practices on Plant Health Controls.
The BTSF Training Programme on Plant health Controls overall objectives is:
The training course is mainly addressed to:
The Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) carries out audits of the controls implemented by competent authorities on a broad number of topics. These include the implementation of EU legislation relating to import controls and EU legislation in relation to Pesticides and Plant Health.
To increase or supplement the expertise of the audit teams, they in most cases, include a Member State expert in the topic at hand. Having Member State representatives ("national experts") included, also serves the purpose of increasing the knowledge and confidence amongst Member States of and in each other's control systems, the controls of the products imported into the EU and the auditing work of the Commission.
Finally, it is also hoped that it will further the sharing of good practices across Member States. The event aims to provide training to National Experts in the above fields.