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.

  • CPD hours

An Introduction to Material Selection Virtual Course

An introduction of the principles of materials selection for engineering applications, exploring metallurgical, mechanical and environmental factors.

  • CPD hours

Advanced Clay Quarry Managers Course - June

The Level 4 Advanced Geo Technical course for Clay Quarry Managers.  

Virtual
  • CPD hours

An Introduction to Mechanical Testing Virtual Course

An introduction of the principles of testing and its importance

  • CPD hours

Fundamentals of Asset Management

Discover what asset management involves and the benefits of having an effective strategy

An Introduction to EPR for Packaging

One-day course providing an overview of the new Extended Producer Responsibility scheme for packaging

Grantham
  • Free

WIM3 | Innovative Women Engineering The Future

Discover the work successful women across IOM3 are doing and how they got to where they are today. Keynote presentation by Dr Liane Smith FREng CBE.


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 3 Certificate in Wood Technology & Application 2022

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

Distance Learning

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber & Panel Products 2022

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

Distance Learning

EQIPT Full course 2022

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

Online

 


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Upcoming examinations

We run examinations for our PIABC regulated qualifications twice a year in November and June

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber & Panel Products Exam June 2022

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber & Panel Products exam: 14 June 2022, 1400 to 1530

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Clay Technology Exam

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Clay Technology exam: 14 June 2022, 0900 to 1200

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology & Application Exam June 2022

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 June 2022

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 June 2022

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 3 exam: 15 June 2022, 1400 to 1700

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging Exam June 2022

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging exam: 15 June 2022, 0900 to 1100

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2A Exam June 2022

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2A exam: 16 June 2022, 0900 to 1200

EQIPT Exam June 2022

EQIPT exam: 16 June 2022, 0900 to 1200

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2B Exam June 2022

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2B exam: 16 June 2022, 1400 to 1600