Packaging courses & qualifications

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

Our Packaging Courses cover a wide range of topics and are suitable for those just starting out in the industry or simply wanting to expand their knowledge to those wishing to undertake learning in specific areas of packaging technology. 

Many of our courses are available in the classroom, in your workplace or online and a number lead to recognised qualifications from PIABC. Our tutors are experts from all packaging sectors and, along with us, they will support you throughout your learning journey.

If you would like to discuss how we can support you and your colleagues in developing your knowledge of this fast-paced field please get in touch.

Courses leading to qualifications

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging

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

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology

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

EQIPT Training

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

 

Short courses, approved for CPD

Packaging design & innovation for a circular economy

A two-day workshop covering what matters to consumers and businesses and actions that can be taken to design more sustainable packaging products.

Packaging principles for pharmaceutical & medical technology

Print for packaging

A one-day course for those wishing to understand more about how createive design concepts are translated into printed packaging.

Specifications for packaging

This one-day course provides an insight into the right way to establish, enforce and develop packaging specifications to supply or receive the packaging you need, on time and on budget.

Pack testing

One-day course providing an insight into the right way to establish, enforce and develop packaging specifications to supply or receive the packaging you need, on time and on budget.

Upcoming Packaging Courses

Our courses for 2020 have come to a close. Details of our 2021 Packaging Courses will be published here in due course.

In the meantime, please take a look at the IOM3 Events Calendar for other upcoming webinars and events.

​​​​​​​Corporate Training

We are able to offer a unique and tailor-made package of courses to meet the exact training needs your company. If you have a sufficient number of your team who wish to undertake training, we are able to run most of our courses at your workplace, alternatively we can tailor courses to suit your specific packaging environment. Please contact us for more details.


IOM3 Training Academy is a service of IOM3. It provides training and development opportunities across the technical areas of the Institute, supported by the extensive expertise of its members. It also provides management and other interpersonal skills training directly and with trusted third parties.

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