IBD

General Certificate in Packaging

Gain a solid grounding in the science and technology of packaging

General Certificate in Packaging

Level:

Intermediate

Hours of Study:

60-80

Availability:

Bookings for May 2020 open now

Included:

Exam

Optional Support:

 

Price:

from £265

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

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Course Components

What will I learn?

Beer:

You will learn about different beer types, pasteurisation, filtration, sterilisation, the machinery used in packaging, product stability and flavour, utilities and environmental issues.

For a breakdown of what candidates will learn and be examined on, please find the syllabus here. 

Spirits:

You will learn about different spirit types, canning, bottling, warehouse, the machinery used in packaging, product stability and flavour, utilities and environmental issues.

For a breakdown of what candidates will learn and be examined on, please find the syllabus here. 

What will I achieve?

IBD Qualifications are the most widely recognised drinks industry qualifications in the world. The General Certificate in Packaging demonstrates to your employer that you understand the basic underpinning commercial and scientific principles of the packaging process that go into producing a quality product.

What can I go on to study?

The General Certificate in Packaging provides you with the perfect platform from which to continue your studies towards Diploma level qualifications. The IBD’s Diploma in Packaging teaches advanced packaging through a series of three in-depth modules. This programme will allow you to understand the process in greater detail, and by able to apply this knowledge to control the process more effectively.

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