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

Packaging Courses & Qualifications

We offer a range of PIABC-regulated qualifications in packaging technology along with a number of short courses

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Materials Courses & Qualifications

Materials Courses & Qualifications

The Institute offers a range of courses and qualification covering many different materials

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Business Skills Courses & Qualifications

Business Skills Courses & Qualifications

Courses in a variety of formats to enable you to improve your non-technical transferrable skills

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Upcoming courses

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.

Maintenance Strategy Development Spring 2023

Develop the fundamental skills to develop an efficient and effective maintenance plan

  • Free

High Temperature Testing with HotPIP

Exploring a new technique for gathering mechanical property data at elevated temperatures

Reliability Centred Maintenance Spring 2023

Develop the tools needed to build reliability into your maintenance programme

Failure Investigation & Analysis Spring 2023

Develop the tools and methodologies to define the problem, identify the cause and implement a solution

IOM3 Certificate in Management Spring 2023

The ideal course for people in or about to take up their first managerial or supervisory position

Grantham

Leadership and Management Spring 2023

A one-day workshop designed to develop practical skills in managing staff beyond the basics. 

Grantham

 


Online and distance learning courses

Our online and distance learning courses are available anytime throughout the year and enable you to study at a time and pace to suit you.

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber and Panel Products 2023

A distance learning course for those new to the wood industry or wishing to broaden their knowledge.

Distance Learning

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology & Application 2023

A distance learning course for those that wish to develop their career in the wood industry further.

Distance Learning

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging online 2023

A distance learning course for those starting out on an exciting career in packaging.

Online

EQIPT Full Course 2023

EQIPT training for those wishing to audit against the BRCGS for Food Packaging Materials Issue 6

Online

 


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Upcoming examinations

We run examinations for our PIABC regulated qualifications twice a year in November and June.  Details of the next examination series will appear here in due course.

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Clay Technology Exam June 2023

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Clay Technology exam: 6 June 2023, 0900 to 1200

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber & Panel Products Exam June 2023

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber & Panel Products exam: 6 June 2023, 1400, to 1530

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology & Application Exam June 2023

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology & Application exam: 6 June 2023, 1400, to 1530

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging (New Qualification) Exam

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging exam: 7 June 2023, 0900 to 1100

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging Unit A Examination

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging exam: 7 June 2023, 0900 to 1100

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 1 (New Qualification)

PIABC Level 5 Packaging Diploma Unit 1 Understanding the Role & Functions of Packaging exam: 7 June 2023, 0900 to 1200

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 1 Exam June 2023

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 1 exam: 7 June 2023, 0900 to 1200

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 3 Exam June 2023

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 3 exam: 7 June 2023, 1400, to 1700

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2A Exam June 2023

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2A exam: 8 June 2023, 0900 to 1200

EQIPT Exam June 2023

EQIPT exam: 8 June 2023, 0900 to 1200

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2B Exam June 2023

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2B exam: 8 June 2023, 1400, to 1600