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 15 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

June 2019 Examination Series Results

All examination results have been despatched to centres for distribution to their candidates. Candidates should contact their centre co-ordinator with any queries regarding their results.

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”