IOM3 Training Academy offers a range of industry-recognised technical courses and qualifications designed to support the career development of those working at all levels within our sectors.
Many of our courses are accredited by PIABC and lead to nationally recognised qualifications. We work closely with our technical communities and key stakeholders to ensure that our courses are appropriate, accessible and achievable.
Packaging Courses & Qualifications
We offer a range of PIABC-regulated qualifications in packaging technology along with a number of short courses
Materials Courses & Qualifications
The Institute offers a range of courses and qualification covering many different materials
Business Skills Courses & Qualifications
Courses in a variety of formats to enable you to improve your non-technical transferrable skills
Our face-to-face courses allow you to network with your fellow students and learn from experts in their field. Our courses are run virtually via Zoom, in our classroom in Grantham or on-site.
Specialist metallurgical training for those working in the oil and gas sectors
An introduction to fracture and fatigue and how these failures may be investigated. This Webinar gives some insight to the course running in late February
A one-day workshop designed to develop practical skills in managing others covering managing performance through motivation, coaching and setting SMART objectives.
A perfect introduction to the Heavy Clay Industry for those with little or no practical experience
Training for those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the factors affecting failure modes and an introduction to failure analysis.
Online and distance learning courses
Our online and distance learning courses are available throughout the year and enable you to study at a time and pace to suit you.
An introduction to the industry for those starting out on an exciting career in packaging.
An in-depth exploration of all things packaging for those wishing to deepen their practice.
Recognition for your research
A distance learning course for those that wish to develop their career in the wood industry further.
View on demand webinars
We run examinations for our PIABC regulated qualifications twice a year in November and June
PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber & Panel Products exam: 14 June 2022, 1400 to 1530
PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Clay Technology exam: 14 June 2022, 0900 to 1200
PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology & Application exam: 14 June 2022, 1400 to 1530
PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 1 exam: 15 June 2022, 0900 to 1200
PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 3 exam: 15 June 2022, 1400 to 1700
PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging exam: 15 June 2022, 0900 to 1100
PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2A exam: 16 June 2022, 0900 to 1200
PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2B exam: 16 June 2022, 1400 to 1600