Training - Planned Courses & One Day Workshops

FFC and CenTSA Training

A One Day Course Product Safety – Regulatory Affairs


Warwick, Wednesday 19th September 2018 

This one day workshop has been jointly arranged by CEnTSA and Food and Farming Compliance Ltd. to provide advice and training involving practical problem solving sessions on the Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015 and the responsibilities placed on market surveillance authorities.
In the UK Fireworks is still a significant market, particular for the Autumn season but increasingly year round for other celebrations. Trading Standards Officers are responsible for the safe storage of the product as well as the sale and composition of pyrotechnics.  Trading Standards Professionals act as Health and Safety at Work Act inspectors in relation to the storage of fireworks which is a very different responsibly to that of market surveillance and investigation. 
Until 2012 Fireworks were regulated under domestic legislation but since then the European dimension has taken over and such products are now part of the free market in goods.  As such the focus of regulation and approval has moved from product approval to EU-type approval with notified body involvement in internal production control, from the design stage, through process to the end product.  This presents significant challenges to market surveillance officers in terms of their ability to ensure that manufacturers and importers are fulfilling their obligations for this high risk product.
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FFC Training

A One Day Course / Refresher Training Day / Assessment

Animal Health and Welfare

Welfare of Poultry during Transport

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Thursday 4th October 2018

This one day workshop has been arranged by Food and Farming Compliance Ltd. to provide an update and refresher training on the requirement of the laws to protect poultry during transport
This workshop will explore and explain the roles and responsibilities of those concerned with transport of poultry. It will outline the principals of transporting birds by road on short journeys (under 8 hours)
The course is designed for any person who is responsible for any aspect of the transport of poultry. It will be of benefit to experienced owners, farmers, livestock keepers, attendants and anybody else who is involved with the transport of poultry for commercial reasons as well as for the less experienced as training and guidance. The course is also relevant to all personnel involved in the farming industry and anybody involved in the enforcement of welfare legislation relating to the transport of poultry. This course and qualification is suitable for learners who wish to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in poultry transport by road.
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FFC and CenTSA Training

Five Day Animal Health and Welfare Residential Course

“Inspection, Licensing and Enforcement”

Birmingham, 26th – 30th November 2018

This five day residential course jointly arranged by CEnTSA and Food and Farming Compliance Ltd. is intended for those officers appointed to Local Authority and Central Government departments and Agencies and to the FSA Official Control Personnel who are charged with administering and enforcing the provisions of animal health and welfare legislation. It will also be of importance for the staff of Animal Charities and Quality Assurance Schemes.
The course will serve as an initial and refresher training; however, it is advisable for delegates to have about 6 months experience of working in this capacity. Although this course is not a specific DCATS revision course, delegates may find this course of benefit in preparation for the Animal Health and Welfare DCATS exam as the course will cover some of the elements found in the Animal Health and Welfare DCATS syllabus.