The CE Mark Process
A one day course for exporters to the European Union
The world's most efficient and safe product compliance system will be explained

The 27 members of the EU as a bloc constitute one of Australia's largest trading and investment partners.  Since its inception, the EU has worked towards removing so-called technical barriers to trade.  The technical barriers had arisen due to the differing technical standards and rules between countries and suppliers to these markets were faced with the daunting task of proving that their products met each an every standard and rule for different countries.  In 1992 the European Community signed and agreement that allows products that comply with EU requirements to be marketed freely within the EU.

The EU standards and conformity system is based on two principles:

  •  Mutual recognition, which means that any product which is lawfully manufactured and sold in one Member State can be sold throughout the EU, and

  •  Technical harmonisation through EC directives which replace non-uniform national regulations

Cost: $650 + GST

Dates:  Next dates TBA

Venue: Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron at St Kilda

Location:  2 Pier Rd, St Kilda VIC 3182

Parking: All day for $13

Start time: 9:15 AM to 4:30 PM

Catering: Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided

Booking:  Numbers are limited so please call us to secure your place.

We will cover the technical and administrative processes for placing a product on the market in the EU

  • New Approach and Global Approach

  • New Approach Directives

  • Scope of the New Approach Directives

  • Placing on the market and bringing into service

  • Responsibilities of the Manufacturer and the Authorized Representative

  • Compliance with Directives/Essential Protection Requirements

  • Presumption of Conformity

  • Conformity Assessment Procedure/The Modules

  • Technical Documentation/EC Declaration of Conformity

  • Notified Bodies

  • CE Marking

  • Market Surveillance

Examples from the following EU Directives:

  • Machinery Directive

  • Low Voltage Directive

  • EMC Directive

  • Radio Equipment Directive

  • Medical Devices Regulation

  • Pressure Equipment Directive

  • Marine Equipment Directive

Presenters’ profiles

Emeritus Professor John Devlin

John is the Technical Manager of Stradia with a long history of product design and testing for design. This includes equipment for defense, aerospace, communications, industrial processing machinery and a wide variety of electronic products.

Cornelius Chidlow

Cornelius is the Principal Consultant of Stradia Pty Ltd and has been involved with the CE Mark Process and compliance engineering for 26 years.  He was a Designated Body to the EU.

Who should attend

Quality Manager, Sales and Account Managers, Technical Managers, Engineers andTechnicians

Stradia Pty Ltd reserves the right to exclude any party or person from the course based on commercial in confidence including competitors.

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