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.
The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Programme/Course on New EU plant health regime are:
BTSF Training Programme on Plant Health Controls
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 training course is mainly addressed to:
The overall objective of the BTSF Training Programme on Plant health surveys is:
To ensure that effective and efficient surveillance is carried out by all Member States in a harmonised way, the course aims at:
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.