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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

The PIABC Limited office is now closed following Government advice on Coronavirus (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 (piabc@iom3.org) 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@iom3.org).

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. 


Important Update: Coronavirus (Covid 19) and PIABC June 2020 Exam Series

PIABC has made the difficult decision to cancel the June 2020 Examination Series, which were due to take place on 09/10/11 June 2020.

PIABC has notified all examination based Centres and asked them to inform their learners.  All learners who have registered for the June 2020 Examination Series and paid cancellation/re-sit fees may have these refunded on request, otherwise these cancellation/re-sit fees will automatically be transferred to the next time that the learner sits the examination(s).

PIABC would like encourage learners to focus on any assignments/projects that they may have yet to complete. PIABC will accept any assignments/projects from learners outside of submission dates via email (piabc@iom3.org).


November 2019 Examination Series - Packaging Examination Results

PIABC Limited released the packaging examination results to centres on Thursday 20 February 2020. Candidates are advise to contact their centre co-ordinator if they have not receive their examination results. 

 


New rubber qualification

PIABC Limited is pleased to announce that it has added PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Rubber Science and Technology (QN: 603/3095/1) to its portfolio of regulated qualifications.

Please contact the PIABC team for further information on this new qualification.


New clay qualification

PIABC Limited is pleased to announce that it has added PIABC Level 2 Award in Clay Technology (QN: 603/5149/4) to its portfolio of regulated qualifications encompassing the materials cycle. Please contact the PIABC team for further information on this new qualification.


Best Students 2018/2019

Congratulations to the following students who are PIABC's Best Students of 2018/19:

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging (QCF)

Winner: Sarah Martin

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF)

Winner: Alysha Baggett

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF) - Best Packaging Related Research Project 2018/19

Winner: Alexandra Brayshaw “Understanding the consumer's experience of difficult-to-open packaging and the factors contributing to these negative experiences, especially for the ageing population”


New Polymer Qualifications

PIABC Limited is pleased to announce that it has added PIABC Level 2 Diploma in Polymer Operations (QN: 603/3795/3), PIABC Level 2 Extended Diploma in Polymer Operations (QN: 603/3796/5) and PIABC Level 3 Diploma in Polymer Processing (QN: 603/2403/X) to its portfolio of regulated qualifications encompassing the materials cycle. Please contact the PIABC team for further information on these new qualification.


Best Students 2017/2018

Congratulations to the following students who are PIABC's Best Students of 2017/18:

PIABC Level 2 Award in Timber and Panel Products and their Uses (QCF)

Winner: Daniel Maddock

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology and Application

Winner: Paul Scully

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging (QCF)

Winner: Paul Edwards

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF)

Winner: Nicola Richards

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF) - Best Packaging Related Research Project 2017/18

Winner: Sandeep Sehmi “Concerns over Mineral Oil Migration in Recycled Paper and Board Packaging”


New packaging qualification

PIABC Limited is pleased to announce that it has added PIABC Level 2 Award in Packaging Technology (QN: 603/3267/7) to its portfolio of regulated qualifications. Please contact the PIABC team for further information on this new qualification.


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