Rs 916.402 Order Of November 16, 2011 On Basic Training, Skills Training And Training Continues Individuals Working In Veterinary Public

Original Language Title: RS 916.402 Ordonnance du 16 novembre 2011 concernant la formation de base, la formation qualifiante et la formation continue des personnes travaillant dans le secteur vétérinaire public

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916.402 order relating to basic training, skills training and training continues individuals working in public veterinary sector of 16 November 2011 (status on June 1, 2012) the Swiss federal Council, view the art. 2 and 3, ch. 1, of the Act of 1 July 1966 on epizootics, view of art. 41, al. 1, of the Act of 9 October 1992 on foodstuffs, seen art. 32, al. 4, of the Federal law of December 16, 2005, on the protection of animals, stop: Section 1 provisions general art. 1 purpose this order specifies requirements for the training of basic skills training and training related to the functions of the public veterinary sector exerted by: a. cantonal veterinarians; b. leaders official veterinarians; c. veterinary officials; d. the official experts; e. official assistants assigned to the control of animals prior to slaughter and to the control of meat; f. official assistants assigned to other tasks.

Art. 2 principles anyone exercises any of the functions referred to in art. 1 must be the holder of the certificate of capacity required. The persons referred to in art. 1, let. b to f, must have obtained their certificate of ability at the latest three years after their entry into function.
Cantonal veterinarians must be less holding the certificate of ability of official veterinarian.
The certificate of ability is issued to anyone who has followed the skills matching and successful examination training.
Anyone who has one of the functions referred to in art. 1 is forbidden from engaging in other activities likely to lead to a conflict of interest.
The occupancy rate of the persons referred to in art. 1, let. b and c, must be of at least 30%.

Art. 3 tasks the cantonal veterinarian directs the cantonal veterinary Service.
Official veterinarians perform all tasks in the veterinary sector. Leaders official veterinarians are also management tasks.
The official experts exercise which should not necessarily be performed by official veterinarians of veterinary public tasks.
The official assistants assigned to the control of animals prior to slaughter and meat control exercise veterinary public tasks for which they are authorized by the order of 23 November 2005 on the slaughter of animals and the control of meat. They are placed under the supervision of an official veterinarian.
Official assistants assigned to other tasks are carried out within veterinary public tasks that are reserved to official veterinarians, nor to the official experts, nor official assistants assigned to the control of animals prior to slaughter and the control of meat. They are placed under the supervision of an official veterinarian.

SR 817.190 art. 4 substitute anyone provides the substitute of a person referred to in art. 1, let. a, c, e or f, must meet the same requirements in terms of skills training and training continues.
Anyone who provides the substitute of a person referred to in art. 1, let. b or d, must have sufficient qualifications for the corresponding task.

Art. 5 delegation of tasks to non-official veterinarians cantonal veterinarian may entrust to unofficial veterinary control of animals prior to slaughter and control meat in the establishments of low capacity within the meaning of art. 3, let. l, of the order of 23 November 2005 on the slaughter of animals and the control of meat, as well as other tasks, in exceptional and justified cases, provided that these vets have the qualifications sufficient to carry them out.

RS 817.190 Section 2 basic training, skills training and training continues art. 6 basic training anyone who wants to exercise any of the functions referred to in art. 1, let. a to c, must have: a. the federal diploma of veterinary medicine; forgotten the source. Foreign veterinary diploma recognized pursuant to art. 15 of the Federal law of 23 June 2006 on the academic medical professions.

Anyone who wants to exercise the function of official expert should have a degree in a medical profession under the health professions act or having completed studies at the master's level in a university or a University of applied sciences recognized by the Commission of the sector reviews public veterinarian (Board exams; art. 15).
Anyone who wants to exercise the function of assistant official assigned to the control of animals prior to slaughter and control meat must have completed a basic professional training in the agricultural and food sector. The Examinations Board may recognize other professional training of base.
Anyone who wants to exercise the function of assistant official assigned to other tasks must have completed a basic professional training.

RS 811.11 art. 7 training skills training includes a practical and a theoretical component. The content and requirements of this training are regulated in annex 1.
Board exams can provide anyone who proves that he has already reached the goals of the training of the whole or a part: a. pane practice training skills; b. the theoretical part of the training qualification; c. tests.

Art. 8 skills training centers the practical and theoretical knowledge must be acquired in skills training centres recognized by the Examinations Board.
Skills training centres are required to provide education to achieve the objectives defined by the Examinations Board.
These centres must ensure sufficient supervision of persons undergoing vocational training.

Art. 9 training persons working in the veterinary sector should update their knowledge through regular ongoing training and keep abreast of the latest developments. They participate at least once a year at a recognized training event that meets the criteria set by the commission of examinations.

Section 3 reviews art. 10, admission and registration materials of the events registration and admission to events, even the matter of events, are set in annex 1.

Art. 11 reception of events reception of events is provided by the Examinations Board or by experts it designated.

Art. 12 scoring a score is assigned for each event. The notes are provided in writing at the end of all the events.
Benefits are noted as follows: 6 = very good 5 = good 4 = sufficient insufficient 3 = 2 = low 1 low the half notes are allowed.
The average is calculated from the scores.
The test is successful if the average score is equal or superior to 4.0, provided that no notes either less than 3, and only a single note maximum or less than 4.

Art. 13 repeat a candidate who fails a test can iron it twice.

Art. 14 unlawful means the Examinations Board may declare that a candidate has failed the examination if he resorted to illicit means to be admitted to take a test or to pass a test.
In the cases referred to in para. 1, the applicant may retake the exam once. If in the repetition of the exam, he fails a test, it can press it only once.

Section 4 Commission reviews art. 15 organization the federal Council shall establish a Board of examinations.
The exams commission consists of fifteen members. The federal Office of food safety and Veterinary Affairs (FSVO), cantonal veterinarians and official veterinarians must be represented by a person at least.
The FSVO is the Chair and the secretariat.
The Examinations Board can make decisions if the majority of its members is present. In case of equality of votes, the vote of the president is decisive.

The name of the administrative unit has been adapted to 1 Jan. 2014 in application of art. 16 al. 3 o from 17 nov. 2004 on official publications (RS 170.512.1). This mod has been taken throughout the text.

Art. 16 tasks and skills exams Board has the following tasks: a. it is responsible for the budget and finance; b. it sets objectives for skills training and adapts it to new knowledge; c. it recognizes centers and training qualifying events; d. she sets out the criteria that must complete training events continues; e. She recognizes the training courses followed abroad; f. it grants the exemptions provided for in art. 7, al. 2; g. within its competence set out in annex 1, she decides the admission of candidates to the tests; h. She issues the certificates of ability; i. she produces an annual report for the FSVO and the cantons.

It can organize events of skills training and ongoing training.

Art. 17 compensation allowances of members of the examination commission are governed by the order of 25 November 1998 on the Organization of Government and administration.
Allowances of experts are set, by analogy, according to the type of compensation S3 referred to in annex 2, ch. 1.1, order of 25 November 1998 on the Organization of Government and administration.

RS 172.010.1 Section 5 funding art. 18


The fees for examinations and skills training fees are set in art. 24A of the Ordinance of October 30, 1985, on the emoluments of the FSVO.
Discovered any of the cost of the training courses and continuing education is supported by half by the Confederation and the cantons.
The financial participation of each canton is calculated in equal parts based on its population and its large livestock units.

RS 916.472 Section 6 provisions final art. 19 repeal and amendment of existing law repeal and modification of existing law are set in annex 2.

Art. 20 transitional provisions the ability certificates issued pursuant to the order of 24 January 2007 on the basic training, skills training and continuous training of the people working in the public Veterinary Service remain valid.
For people who started their qualifying training before the entry into force of this order, the art. 6 of the Ordinance of 24 January 2007 on basic training, skills training and continuous training of the people working in the public Veterinary Service applies.
People who, at the time of the entry into force of this order, are three years of normal retirement age AVS should not follow of skills training.
Cantonal veterinarians who were on duty at April 1, 2007 have to follow training skills.
People who, at the time of the entry into force of this order, perform one of the functions referred to in art. 1, let. b to f, must pass the examination sanctioning their skills training at the latest three years after the entry into force of this order.
The FSVO and cantonal veterinarians can give the recognition to the persons referred to in art. 20, al. 4, of the Ordinance of 24 January 2007 on the basic training, skills training and continuous training of the people working in the public Veterinary Service until March 31, 2012.

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Art. 21 entry into force this order comes into force on January 1, 2012.

Annex 1 (art. 7, para. 1 and 10) provisions concerning skills training 1 official veterinarians 1.1 skills training anyone who wishes to obtain the certificate of ability of official veterinarian must provide proof of a practical skills training for at least 80 days. The candidate must: a. have done administrative work and controls for at least 10 working days in one or more veterinary services cantonal; b. checking in breeding units, slaughterhouses and other institutions if relevant for veterinary public laws are applied; etc. have worked for at least 30 working days in a slaughterhouse, a cutting, a processing company for foodstuffs, a border for fresh meat inspection post or primary production facility, including at least 10 days in a slaughterhouse; in particular, he must check the management of food safety, including animal health and the protection of animals.

It must, Furthermore, justify a theoretical skills training on: a. legislation on animal diseases, foodstuffs, animal care and therapeutic products, including the administrative procedure and criminal procedure; b. the epizootiology, epidemiology, hygiene of foodstuffs, ethology and animal care; (c) the quality system in primary production, at the time of slaughter, of cutting and disposal of animal by-products; ETD. communication and training methodology.

The theoretical knowledge is acquired generally during specialized training in veterinary public health (SPV) in a Faculty of veterinary medicine or in a skills training course recognized by the Examinations Board and to exercise an official veterinary activity.
The person in skills training must be followed by an official veterinarian.

1.2 review is sanctioned by six notes and includes: a. a written test on legislation on animal diseases; (b) a written test on the legislation on foodstuffs in the field of primary or of slaughter production and products therapeutic; c. legislation a written test about the legislation on the protection of animals; d. the practical assessment of a herd of animals after a control of the operation; (e) the practical implementation of the control animals prior to slaughter and the control of meat; ETF. an oral examination on the tasks of the official veterinarian.

1.3 registration to review anyone who wants a test referred to in section 1.2, let's. a-c and f, must register with the Board exams.
The applicant attached the following documents to the registration referred to in para. 1: a. the certificate of graduation; b. receipts of his theoretical skills training or, where appropriate, exemption of the Examinations Board.

Exams Board decides the admission of a candidate to the tests referred to in point 1.2, let. a to c and f.
Anyone who wants a test referred to in section 1.2, let's. d and e, must register with the cantonal veterinarian of the canton where the event will take place.
The applicant joined the registration referred to in para. 4 documentation of his practical skills training or, where appropriate, exemption exams Commission.
The cantonal veterinarian decides the admission of the applicant to the tests referred to in point 1.2, let. d and e.

2 leaders official veterinarians 2.1 skills training anyone who wishes to obtain the certificate of ability of official veterinarian officer must: a. be awarded the certificate of ability of official veterinarian; b. exercising for at least two years the function of official veterinarian; c. be able to justify training practical skills of at least 25 days during which he had a glimpse of the administrative activity of the FSVO or that of one or several cantonal offices; d. justify of a skills training theoretical in personnel management, business management and crisis management; summer. justify a theoretical skills training in law of animal diseases, food, protection of animals and therapeutic products, administrative and criminal procedures and communication.

2.2 review is sanctioned by three notes and includes: a. a work written to write in two weeks on a problem of application of the legislation on animal diseases, food or animal care; (b) the assessment of the facts on the basis of a dossier; etc. an oral test on the tasks of the official veterinarian officer.

2.3 registration to review anyone who wants to take the examination referred to in point 2.2 shall register with the commission to review.
The candidate joined his registration the following documents: a. the certificate of graduation and capacity certificates covered by this order he already obtained; (b) supporting documents of his practical and theoretical skills training or, where appropriate, exemption of Board exams.

Exams Board decides the admission of the candidate to review.

3 official experts 3.1 qualification training anyone who wishes to get the official expert certificate must justify of a practical skills training. This training for a minimum period of 30 days covers the administrative activity and the activity control and provides knowledge on how to perform the tasks in the specific field.
The person concerned must justify also a theoretical skills training providing, in the specific field and for the types of establishments concerned, of knowledge of the legislation on animal diseases, foodstuffs, animal care and therapeutic products, including administrative and criminal procedures, and deep technical knowledge.
The person in skills training must be followed by an official veterinarian.

3.2 review the review is sanctioned by three notes and includes: a. a written test on the knowledge gained in the matter concerned; (b) an oral examination on the knowledge in the field concerned; etc. a test on the knowledge acquired in the subject concerned.

3.3 registration to review anyone who wants a test referred to in point 3.2, let. a and b, must register with the Board exams.
The applicant joined the registration referred to in para. 1 the following documents: a. the certificate of graduation; b. receipts of its theoretical or, where appropriate, skills training exemption exams Commission.

The Examinations Board decides the admission of the applicant to the tests referred to in point 3.2, let. a and b.
Anyone who wants to pass the test referred to in point 3.2, let. c, must register with the cantonal veterinarian of the canton where the event in question will take place.
The applicant joined the registration referred to in para. 4 documentation of his practical skills training or, where appropriate, exemption exams Commission.
The cantonal veterinarian decides the admission of the candidate to the test referred to in point 3.2, let. c. 4 official Assistants


4.1 official assistants assigned to the control of animals prior to slaughter and the control of meat 4.1.1 qualification training anyone who wishes to get the Certificate Wizard official assigned to the control of animals prior to slaughter and meat inspections must justify of a skills training theoretical and practical 20 working days and a phase of deepening the knowledge of 80 working days about : a. the essential points of the legislation on foodstuffs, animal diseases and the protection of animals, insofar as they are relevant to the control of animals prior to slaughter and control of meat; b. the anatomy and the alterations pathological insofar as these matters are relevant to the control of animals prior to slaughter and the control of meat; c. the technical and hygiene of slaughter; ETD. control procedures of the animals prior to slaughter and meat inspections.

The practical and theoretical skills training components are placed under the supervision of an official veterinarian.
During the 80 days of deepening knowledge, trainees can exercise under the supervision of an official veterinarian, the activities referred to in art. 57 of the order of 23 November 2005 on the slaughter of animals and the control of meat.

4.1.2 specific business skills training the skills training must justify an additional skills training in specific work processes of the company in which she works.

4.1.3 review the review is sanctioned by three notes and includes: a. a written test on the knowledge gained in the matter concerned; (b) an oral examination on the knowledge in the field concerned; etc. a test on the knowledge acquired oversight of animals prior to slaughter and meat inspections.

4.1.4 entry to review anyone who wants to take the examination referred to in clause 4.1.3 must register with the Board exams.
The candidate joined his registration the following documents: a. the certificate of the end of his studies or the end of his basic professional training; b. receipts of his practical and theoretical skills training or, if applicable, the Examinations Board exemption.

Exams Board decides the admission of the candidate to review.

4.2 official assistants assigned to other tasks 4.2.1 skills training anyone who wishes to get the Certificate Wizard official assigned to other tasks must provide proof of a qualification of at least 30 days training.
Skills training referred to in para. 1 includes: a. a theoretical and practical component involving the administrative procedure; b. a practical and theoretical with acquisition of the technical knowledge needed to perform the controls in a company in the sector; etc a theoretical part with knowledge on the key points of the legislation on animal diseases, food, animal care and therapeutic products, on the principles of the quality assurance systems, the drafting of reports on the psychological aspects to consider when running controls and control.

4.2.2 review the review is sanctioned by three notes and includes: a. a written test on the knowledge gained in the matter concerned; (b) an oral examination on the knowledge in the field concerned; etc. enforcement practice of a control and a control report writing in the subject concerned.

4.2.3 application to review anyone who wants to take the examination referred to in point 4.2.2 must register with the Board exams.
The candidate joined his registration the following documents: a. the certificate of graduation or certificate of end of basic vocational training; b. receipts of his practical and theoretical or, where appropriate, skills training exemption exams Commission.

Exams Board decides the admission of the candidate to review.

Update according to section I of the O of 9 may 2012, in force since June 1, 2012 (RO 2012 2853).
RS 817.190 State on January 1, 2014 annex 2 (art. 19) I repeal of the law in force the order of 24 January 2007 on the basic training, skills training and continuous training of the people working in the public Veterinary Service is repealed.
II. Modification of the law in force...

[RO 2007-561]
Mod. can be found at the RO 2011 5803.

State on January 1, 2014

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