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Diploma In Packaging Technology

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Training for Design Print and Packaging

Get ahead of your competition with a Diploma in Packaging Technology

Who should complete a Diploma in Packaging?

  • Persons responsible for specifying packaging or working in a role as a Packaging Technician.
  • Also suited to those buying or selling packaging or those using / packing / filling in the Food, Drink and Pharmaceutical sectors.
  • Brand / NPD team members, Brand Owners and FMCG Product Category Managers.
  • People working with packaging in manufacturing or filling on a day to day basis

Running in Cork and Dublin for 2021

How do I qualify for Diploma in Packaging?

  • 3 years experience in a packaging environment
  • Ideally possess a Level 6 qualification or above.  All applications must be approved by Diploma Board for inclusion in programme.  Please send CV to for review.
  • Candidates who are working in associate industries such as
    • packaging design,
    • food science/technology,
    • materials science/engineering, and
    • logistics will also be considered.

What do I achieve?

  • CPD Diploma in Packaging Technology.
  • Accredited by TU Dublin /Dublin Institute of Technology.
  • Level 7 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
  • Foundation for further study such as MSc in Packaging Technology
  • Membership of The Packaging Society and through it the IOM3 – a Chartered Institute.
  • Professional status – recognised throughout the packaging industry internationally.
  • The Institute opens doors throughout the packaging supply chain, from material producers and converters, through manufacturers & packer/fillers, to brand owners and retailers

When and where will the course take place

  • Next Start Date:     September 2022 –
  • Venue:  Blended Learning online and in Class in both Cork and Dublin. Blended Learning Face2Face Sessions will be run in both Cork and Dublin. Participants can select from either location. On-Line Sessions will be with the full cohort from both locations together, allon-line and learning remotely together.
  • Cost: €2,500 per trainee.
  • To apply call Brian on 087 2928900  or email

See More details Here

Courses can be booked online or you can email to book and request an invoice.

Run in conjunction with TU Dublin (Dublin Institute of Technology)

Participants will work toward the goal of the level 7 CPD Diploma accredited by TU Dublin. The course runs over 35 weeks, commencing
with a 3-day session, with all subsequent sessions running for 2 days.

The course comprises 10 x 2 day sessions of which 3 will be delivered in-class and 7 on-line. The 3 inclass sessions will run in both Cork and
Dublin on different dates, providing participants a choice of locations.

The course is scheduled over approx 36 weeks

Open to residents of the Republic of Ireland.

The Programme comprises 5 units/modules

1. Fundamentals of Packaging Technology and Packaging in the Supply Chain:

  • The Role & History of Packaging
  • The Functions of Packaging
  • Hazards of the Supply Chain
  • Distribution Packaging
  • Product Fragility & Test Methods
  • Computer Aided Packaging Design

2 . Packaging Materials & Containers I:

  • Glass Packaging Manufacture
  • Glass Packaging Containers
  • Rigid Metal Packaging
  • Aluminium Foil Packaging
  • Paper and Cartonboard packaging
  • Corrugated Cardboard Packaging

3 . Packaging Materials & Containers II:

  • Basics of Polymer Chemistry
  • Plastic Properties
  • Plastic Manufacturing Processes
  • Packaging Closures
  • Packaging Adhesives
  • Labels and Labelling

4 . Packaging Printing and Decorating & Packaging Machinery:

  • Printing for Packaging
  • Digital Printing
  • Packaging Machinery
  • Packaging Line Operations
  • Packaging Filling Systems

5 . Research Project

5000 word dissertation

Schedule Location will be decided (Dublin or Portlaoise) when enrollment is concluded.

Some classes may be delivered online.

Click here to see further details on this Diploma 


Please note that by booking this course you accept your name and email address will be forwarded to the training provider.


September 16
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Courses Category:


TU Dublin


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Diploma in Packaging Technology 2021/22
Based In Cork and Dublin for 2021/2022 Dublin 17th Sept 2021 Cork 24th Sept 2021
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