The training programme is open to participants whose application was received from the BTSF National Contact Points of their country - through the selection process described hereunder.
The profiles of the applicants should respect the following criteria:
• Be officers of the national Competent Authority, relevant government ministries, inspection services and official food-testing laboratories;
• Be involved in official control activities, in particular policy makers and senior inspectors involved in the official controls on import of food of non-animal origin.
• Be preferably in a position to disseminate the knowledge acquired during the workshop within the national competent authority and/or to private sector operators;
• Proficiency in the language of the training (English)