Regulated qualifications in the materials cycle

PIABC Limited is a specialist awarding body with a suite of regulated and nationally recognised qualifications in the materials cycle.

We have been an accredited awarding body for more than 17 years. So, whilst we may have the outlook, innovation and flexibility of a new business, we have the experience and heritage to provide a stable and expert range of qualifications and service to all our customers. 

PIABC Limited is approved by UK Qualification Regulators for England, Northern Ireland and Scotland - Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), CCEA Regulation (Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment) and SQA Accreditation. 


Latest news

Covid-19 Update

The PIABC Limited office is now closed following Government advice on Covid-19. 

PIABC Limited remains operational and you can still contact our team, but please bear with us if our response is sometimes slower than usual.

It is best to contact the PIABC Limited team via email ( as all staff are currently home based.

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging/PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology - Assignments & Projects

PIABC would encourage learners to focus on any assignments/projects that they may have yet to complete. 

PIABC can ONLY accept assignments/projects electronically via email (

PIABC will accept assignments/projects outside of usual submission dates.

It is important that the completed cover sheet is not saved as part of the assignment/project as these cover sheets can identify the learner to markers. 

New packaging qualification

PIABC Limited is pleased to announce that it has added PIABC Level 2 Award in Sustainable Packaging Technology (QN: 603/6070/7) to its portfolio of regulated qualifications encompassing the materials cycle. Please contact the PIABC team for further information on this new qualification.