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.

  • Course
  • 24 February–26 April 2022

PIABC Level 2 Award in Clay Technology - February 2022

A perfect introduction to the Heavy Clay Industry for those with little or no practical experience

Virtual
  • Course
  • 11 March–8 April 2022

PIABC Level 5 Certificate in Packaging Materials Spring 2022

An in-depth exploration of the materials used in packaging applications

Grantham
  • Course
  • 11 March–9 May 2022

PIABC Level 5 Certificate in Packaging Materials and Components Spring 2022

An in-depth exploration of the materials and components used in packaging

Grantham

Rigid Metal Packaging Spring 2022

Join us to explore the structure, properties and processing of rigid metal packaging

Grantham

Polymers in Packaging Spring 2022

Join us to explore the structure, properties and processing of polymers for packaging

Grantham

Paper, Board and Corrugated Packaging Spring 2022

Join us to explore the structure, properties and processing of paper, board and corrugated packaging

Grantham

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.

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging ONLINE 2021

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

Online

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology ONLINE 2021

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

Online

PIABC Level 5 Award for a Packaging Research Project

Recognition for your research

Distance Learning

EQIPT Online course 2021

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

Online

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber and Panel Products

 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 and Application 2021

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

Distance Learning

 


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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