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.

Performance Management Autumn 2022

A one-day workshop designed to develop practical skills in managing others

Grantham

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging Autumn 2022

An introduction to the industry for those starting out on an exciting career in packaging.

Grantham

An Introduction to Mechanical Testing

An introduction of the principles of testing and its importance

Grantham
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Understanding Finance & Risk Management Autumn 2022

A one-day workshop designed to help you to understand the key concepts of finance and accounting

Grantham

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Autumn 2022

An in-depth exploration of all things packaging for those wishing to deepen their practice

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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.  Details of the next examination series will appear here in due course.

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

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology & Application exam: 22 November 2022, 1400 to 1530

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Clay Technology Exam November 2022

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Clay Technology exam: 22 November 2022, 0900 to 1200

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

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber & Panel Products exam: 22 November 2022, 1400 to 1530

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 1 Exam November 2022

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 1 exam: 23 November 2022, 0900 to 1200

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 3 Exam November 2022

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 3 exam: 23 November 2022, 1400 to 1700

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging Exam November 2022

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging exam: 23 November 2022, 0900 to 1100

EQIPT Exam November 2022

EQIPT exam: 24 November 2022, 0900 to 1200

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2B exam Nov22

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2B exam: 24 November 2022, 1400 to 1600

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2A Exam Nov22

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology Unit 2A exam: 24 November 2022, 0900 to 1200