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 14 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, Wales and Scotland - Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), CCEA Regulation (Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment), Qualifications Wales and SQA Accreditation.

 

Latest news

New polymer qualification

PIABC Limited is pleased to announce that it has added 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 this new qualification.


New clay and wood qualifications

PIABC Limited is pleased to announce that it has added PIABC Level 2 Certificate in Clay Technology (QN: 603/1264/6), PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Clay Technology (QN: 603/2440/5) and PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology and Application (QN: 603/1326/2) to its portfolio of regulated qualifications encompassing the materials cycle. Please contact the PIABC team for further information on these new qualifications.


Best Students 2016/2017

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

Winner: Paul Hayman (IOM3 Training Academy)

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Wood Technology and Application – Best Student

Winner: Maria Potter (IOM3 Training Academy)

PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging (QCF) – Best Student

Winner: Katie Hayles (IOM3 Training Academy)

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF) – Best Student

Winner: Catherine Baron (IOM3 Training Academy)

PIABC Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF) – Best Packaging Related Research Project

Winner: Amy Johnson (IOM3 Training Academy) - “The Inhibition of Integral Antifog Performance in Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Lidding Films in Conjunction with Solvent Based Flexographic Printing Inks and Lacquers"