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Who can participate


BTSF EU 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.).

BTSF World

BTSF World is aimed at food producers and farmers, as well as governmental officials. The programmes include activities on two main themes: food safety and plant health; and animal health and welfare. They address three world regions: Africa and the ENP area; South and Central America and the Caribbean; and Asia and the Pacific.

BTSF Online

BTSF Online offers 10 e-Learning courses in 5 languages, which can be followed in the BTSF ACADEMY. These are available for government officials and staff of the National Competent Authorities working in the fields of Food and Feed regulation, worlwide.

How to register

  • If you would like to apply for a BTSF EU Course, please contact your National Contact Point, who will assist you with the selection and application processes.
  • For BTSF World Courses, please click on the following link to access your National Contact Point to check for availability and receive information on the requirements.
  • For BTSF Online e-Learning Courses, if you are an eligible candidate, from a EU Member State or from an invited Non-EU country, you can apply via the BTSF Online Application Form.
    In case you have any questions about the selection criteria, please consult with the relevant National Contact Point.
  • For any other enquiries please send a message to and the BTSF Team will be glad to assist you.
Last modified: Monday, 26 November 2018, 1:30 PM