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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 our BTSF Academy e-Learning Platform, available for government officials and staff of the National Competent Authorities 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.
  • If you are an eligible candidate, from a EU Member State, you can apply for a Course via the Application for BTSF Online Courses.
  • For compliant applicants from Non-EU Member States, please contact DG SANTE for more information.
Last modified: Monday, 28 May 2018, 8:45 AM