The necessity of unified training was set in Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the EP & C for the purpose of verifying the observance of legal rules related to food and feed law and regulations on animal health and welfare. Legal basis of the training introduces Article 6 which stipulates for appropriate authorities in member states the obligation to ensure that every worker carrying out official controls would be properly trained; and Article 51 provides legal tool for organising this training at the Community level as a complement of training organised at the national level.

Mandatory training topics according to Chapter I, Annex II, of Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the EP & C are related to the following areas:

The Food Safety Department of the MoA is responsible for training issues.