Advanced Market Surveillance Inspector Training

28 January - 01 February 2019


Host: Gosstandart, Minsk/Belarus


Ivan Hendrikx

Nikola Tuneski


Purpose of the training

The training was meant for lead non-food inspectors and other staff of a market surveillance authority dealing with policy and training.

Emphasis was on a regional concept of compliance with EU technical regulations and the compliance with the model ā€œLā€ of UNECE which includes common regulatory objectives (arrangements), use of harmonized standards for conformity assessment and an effective market surveillance system.



The programme subjects have been:

  1. The general legislative framework for product safety
  2. The General Market Surveillance Model (GMSM)
    • Building an effective, evidence based MS system
  3. Specific tools and skills to perform MS activities
    • Includes: statistical techniques, system level sampling, test plan, measurement uncertainty, IT query tools, among others.


Target group

- Lead inspectors of non-food products who will use the knowledge acquired in this training in their daily work.

- Staff of Market Surveillance Authorities involved in MS strategy and training development.


Examination and quality control

The training has been designed according to ISO 29990:2010, Learning services for non-formal education and training ā€“ Basic requirements for service providers.