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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"


PIABC designation of DipPkgTech

PIABC is pleased to announce that students who have completed either the Level 4 Diploma in Packaging Technology or the Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF) qualifications are entitled to use the PIABC designation of DipPkgTech.