Applied Customs Training for Agrifoods 1


The Applied Customs Training for Agrifoods course covers the practical steps required to import and export a broad range of agrifood products. Through process flows, case studies, demonstrations, video tutorials and questions and answer sessions, these courses cover in detail what the necessary steps are to import and export agrifood products for each stakeholder in the supply chain.

Attendees will receive take away course materials including step-by-step guides, written materials and video tutorials.

Applied Customs Training for Agrifoods 1

What you will learn:

  • EU Import Controls for SPS goods
  • Understanding your product
  • Categorizing your product
  • Process flow: Products of Animal Origin (POAO)
  • Process flow: Plant and Plant Products
  • Determining if your product is a Composite Product
  • Process flow: Composite Products
  • Derogations
  • The Health Service Executive and Foods of Non-Animal Origin and Food Contact Materials (FONAO FCM) routine controls
  • FONAO subject to Routine Controls
  • FONAO subject to Increased Controls
  • Appointing Operator Responsible for the Consignment
  • Government agency registration
  • Pre-notification Process
  • Health Certificates
  • Export Controls

By the end of the course participants will be familiar with:

  • EU SPS Import Controls
  • How to categorise agrifood products
  • What general controls apply to different product categories on imports
  • Process requirements for each category of product
  • How to determine if a product is a composite product
  • Which government agencies to register and liaise with
  • Factors to consider when appointing operator responsible for consignment
  • Pre-notification systems in Ireland
  • Export Controls Ireland

Course Materials

  • Links to sites with step-by-step guides on how to complete each action required
  • Video tutorials on how to create Common Health Entry documents
  • Video tutorials on how to create an export health certificate
  • Video tutorials on how to register for and use the import control system
  • Written materials and video tutorials on how to categorise their agrifood product(s)

Who should attend?

Any stakeholder involved in the import/export of food products and/or food contact material:

  • Manufacturers
  • Importers
  • Exporters
  • Wholesalers
  • Suppliers
  • Hauliers
  • Forwarders
  • Customs Brokers

Cost Per Full-Day Workshop:

IEA Members: €599

Non-IEA Members: €799


Book a Applied Customs Training for Agrifoods course and one colleague from your organisation can join for free.*

*Also applies to bundle deal

Book the bundle deal of both Customs Training – Agrifoods 1 & 2 to avail of a substantial discount:

IEA Members: €999

Non-IEA Members: €1399


Digital Badge Award

Trainees who successfully complete an Applied Customs Training for Agrifoods course receive a digital badge award containing verifiable data on the skills or knowledge attained. Digital badges can be shared on social media platforms such as LinkedIn or added to digital CVs or email signatures. After successful completion of a course, you will receive an email containing simple instructions on how to download, share or start collecting digital badges.

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Online- Webex May 24, 2022 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


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