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The Stage 1 & Stage 2 Training dates starting in September will be available for booking on the website in due course

FREE EU Exit Training

FREE EU Exit Training

This free course for trading standards staff will give delegates an excellent opportunity to get understanding of the considerations and findings of that work, some of the challenges ahead, and a focus on the selected key areas from a Brexit Think Tank specialist.

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Office for Product Safety & Standards

Office for Product Safety & Standards

CTSI has joined forces with the Office for Product Safety & Standards to deliver a programme of FREE product safety and legal metrology training to all local authorities. A UK wide programme of practical workshops and seminars is currently underway and will continue throughout 2019.

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CPCF Unit 1 Training

UNIT 1: REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT & ENFORCEMENT

This unit will introduce you to the nature, structure and regulatory framework in the UK. In addition, you will be provided with a basic understanding of the legal system in the UK and the structure of the civil and criminal courts. You will learn the formation of contracts and the concept of obligations and liabilities within contracts.

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CPCF Unit 2 Training

UNIT 2: BUSINESS & CONSUMER LEGAL FRAMEWORKS

This unit will provide you with the knowledge of business formation and the role of self-regulation as a means to maintaining compliance. You will explore the various agencies involved in this process. You will learn about the role of business advice as a means to developing an environment of compliance and understand how compliance is achieved, including the concept of Primary Authority.

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CPCF Unit 3 Training

UNIT 3: TRADING STANDARDS LAW PART 1

This unit will provide you with the knowledge of core consumer protection legislation and processes which ensure a fair-trading environment within the UK. You will gain an understanding of the criminal and civil legislative mechanisms and the powers to enforce them. In addition, you will also learn the procedural framework for investigation and evidence gathering.

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CPCF Unit 4 Weights & Measures Training

Unit 4: WEIGHTS & MEASURES

This unit will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the legal metrology framework in the UK (and how it interacts with the EU). You will learn about the legal requirements for the principles of measurement of mass, length, volume follow and density. You will learn how to examine and test equipment and apply your regulatory powers and take appropriate enforcement action when errors are identified.

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CPCF Unit 4 Food Training

UNIT 4: FOOD

This unit will provide you with an understanding and knowledge of the legal requirements in relation to food standards including formal sampling, their application to food. You will also learn how food affects health and well-being.

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CPCF Unit 4 Feed Training

UNIT 4: FEED

This unit will provide you with the knowledge and key understanding of the application of feed law. You will learn about the legal requirements in relation to food standards, including formal sampling, their application to food. Additionally, you will learn about how food affects health and well-being.

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CPCF Unit 4 Product Safety Training

UNIT 4: PRODUCT SAFETY

This unit will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of product safety legislation and how it structures and facilitates the role of market surveillance operations and strategies to ensure the safety of consumer goods in the market.

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CPCF Unit 5 Training

UNIT 5: INVESTIGATIONS

This unit will provide you with the knowledge of key investigative practices; principles; processes and legal controls on conducting an investigation into a breach of legislation. Regardless of whether or not it is criminal or civil in nature. You will gain an understanding of the criminal and civil legislative mechanisms and controls, to allow for effective enforcement and regulation. You will also learn in detail the procedural framework for investigation and evidence gathering.

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CPCF Unit 6 Training

UNIT 6: REGULATING MARKETS

This unit will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the procedures and processes which market surveillance officers use to regulate the market in goods.

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