2016-12 - Authorised Officer Program – Release of job function for pome fruit protocol markets

1 March 2016


To advise that the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has released HEP4001:5C Export inspection horticulture protocol - Pome fruit for the inspection of citrus to protocol markets.

Key points

  • HEP4001:5C will enable external authorised officers to be appointed to inspect fresh pome fruit to the countries listed in Reference: Table of horticulture protocol markets.
  • External authorised officers will be required to apply to the department to be trained and competency assessed in HEP4001:5C.  See below for information on how to apply.
  • Mandatory pre-requisite competency exists for all inspection authorised officers who wish to become appointed in HEP4001:5C.  This competency is for the existing horticulture job function, HOR3002:5 Export inspection of fruit and vegetables - Group 5 - Stone, pome and tropical fruit.

How to apply

To apply for the HEP4001:5C job function:

Training and Competency Assessments

Facilitated training with a Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Plant Export Assessor is mandatory before assessment for competency for HEP4001:5C can be undertaken.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this IAN please email: Plant Export Training.


Dr Chris Parker
Assistant Secretary
Plant Export Operations Branch

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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