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The Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (Chafea) is organising, on behalf of the European Commission’s Health and Consumers Directorate-General (DG SANTE), a cycle of 20 training sessions on HACCP audits. In total, 500 participants (25 per training session) will be invited during the project's Phase 1 (2018-2020). The training sessions will take place in Budapest (Hungary), Lisbon (Portugal), Paris (France), Prague (Czech Republic) and Vilnius (Lithuania).

Course contents:

The aim of the course is to develop the ability of control officials in the food sector to perform audits verifying the proper implementation of HACCP-based systems by food business operators, taking into account their specificities and with a flexible approach. The training will contribute to harmonising the control techniques, developing a consistent approach across the EU Member States and providing assurance that the audit findings in different reports are of comparable value. The training will cover the following topics:

Topic 1: HACCP overview

Topic 2: Prerequisites programmes

Topic 3: HACCP method and plan

Topic 4: The audit process

Topic 5: Guides and flexibility

In order to be selected for participation in this course, nominees must:

1) be staff of competent authorities performing planning and control activities in the food sector (preferably at central level) and/or field inspectors involved in official control activities in food establishments;

2) have at least 3 years of professional experience;

3) be familiar with the relevant EU legislation in the food sector;

4) commit themselves to disseminate the knowledge received during the training among stakeholders in their home institutions/countries;

5) be in a position to train others following course attendance;

6) have a good (not basic) working level of English.

Priority will be given to participants who also meet the following additional conditions:

7) preferably, the candidates should have attended the BTSF e-learning module on HACCP;

8) candidates who have not attended the BTSF face-to-face training on HACCP so far will be preferred;

9) candidates who already attended a BTSF HACCP face-to-face training in 2016-2017 are not encouraged to apply.



Training Dates Location
TS01 10 - 14 September 2018 Vilnius, Lithuania
TS02 8 - 12 October 2018 Paris, France
TS03 22 - 26 October 2018 Budapest, Hungary
TS04 12 - 16 November 2018 Prague, Czech Republic
TS05 3 - 7 December 2018 Budapest, Hungary
TS06 10 - 14 December 2018 Paris, France
TS07 21 - 25 January 2019 Lisbon, Portugal
TS08 4 - 8 February 2019 Lisbon, Portugal
TS09 18 - 22 February 2019 Paris, France
TS10 4 - 8 March 2019 Prague, Czech Republic
TS11 25 - 29 March 2019 Budapest, Hungary
TS12 20 - 24 May 2019 Vilnius, Lithuania
TS13 3 - 7 June 2019 Prague, Czech Republic
TS14 17 - 21 June 2019 Vilnius, Lithuania
TS15 9 - 13 September 2019 Vilnius, Lithuania
TS16 7 - 11 October 2019 Prague, Czech Republic
TS17 4 - 8 November 2019 Budapest, Hungary
TS18 25 - 29 November 2019 Paris, France
TS19 9 - 13 December 2019 Lisbon, Portugal
TS20 20 - 24 January 2020 Lisbon, Portugal

How to apply

If you wish to express your interest in the course, please contact your BTSF national contact point. To know more about who is your national contact point, please click here.


For the specific contact details please check Contacts page and for any additional questions, please contact directly Mrs. Ogniana Glavoussanova, email: Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir.