BTSF Training Programme on Food contact materials - Audit of plastic recycling processes for FCM

The extended objectives of the course are:

  • Be able to analyse a quality assurance system and evaluate its relevance and appropriateness to the business and the risks associated with its activities;
  • Understand the audit process as a whole. Know and be able to perform audits of recycling premises;
  • Acquire the necessary tools and methods to disseminate the knowledge gained through the training course in their home countries;
  • Deepen their knowledge related to methods and tools that can be used in the design, implementation and verification of quality assurance systems;

The course addresses the following topics:

  • Topic 1. EU legislation, risk assessment and authorisation processes
  • Topic 2.Plastic recycling processes and quality systems
  • Topic 3.Audit of recycling premises

This Training Programme has been designed for the profiles and positions described below. Please verify compliance with the selection criteria before submitting or validating applications.

Applicants must be:

  • staff of competent authorities performing auditing of plastic recycling processes for food contact materials
  • have experience have experience in auditing and other controls of recyclers including setting up audit plans
  • have have a good working level of English
  • be inspectors of food, food contact materials and plastic recycling and covering premises, who will be involved in the actual audits and controls of recycling premises and if relevant down-stream users
Session Start Date End Date City Country
1 04/02/2020 07/02/2020 Leipzig Germany
2 09/05/2023 12/05/2023 Leipzig Germany
3 20/06/2023 23/06/2023 Vienna Austria
4 10/10/2023 13/10/2023 Treviso Italy
5 14/11/2023 17/11/2023 Vienna Austria
6 20/02/2024 23/02/2024 Treviso Italy
Food contact materials - Audit of plastic recycling processes for FCM