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PIABC is a small awarding body, with a suite of accredited and national recognised qualifications in packaging; kitchen design; furniture; and timber and wood.

We have been an accredited awarding body for more than 13 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.

We are accredited by the qualifications regulators of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), Qualifications Wales and SQA Accreditation. We have powers to develop and award vocational qualifications suitable for further education colleges, private learning providers and businesses.


PIABC November 2015 Examination Results
PIABC will release the examination results to centres on Wednesday 17 February 2016.

List of Accredited Packaging Professionals
A list of Accredited Packaging Professionals recognised by PIABC is now available on the PIABC website. Go to the Standard in Packaging Professionals section.

Best Students 2014/15
Level 2 Award in Timber and Panel Products and their Uses (QCF) Best Student
Winner: Toby Hughff (IOM3 Training Academy)
Level 3 Certificate in Packaging (QCF) Best Student
Winner: Amy Johnson (IOM3 Training Academy)
Level 5 Certificate in Packaging Materials (QCF)
Winner: Linda Elder (CAFRE (Loughry Campus))
Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF) Best Student
Winner: Wai-Gong Lee (IOM3 Training Academy)
Level 5 Diploma in Packaging Technology (QCF) Best Packaging Related Research Project
Winner: Sophia Soares Brandao (IOM3 Training Academy)

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.

PIABC is a professional awarding body and part of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining