Tuesday 22 February 2022

2022 ABA Scholarship Program now open

The Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA), is pleased to announce that the 2022 ABA Scholarship program for Australia and New Zealand is now open for submissions. The scholarship program is coordinated in partnership with the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), and will enable one eligible candidate the opportunity to undertake a Diploma in Packaging Technology valued at $9,000 and a second person the opportunity to undertake a Certificate in Packaging valued at $7,000.

Diploma in Packaging Technology

The Diploma in Packaging Technology is a PIABC accredited Level 5 qualification which is internationally recognised for those wishing to pursue a career in the packaging industry or for those who are already in the industry and who wish to extend their knowledge and expertise.

The Diploma in Packaging Technology prepares students to take responsibility for packaging operations at any level through the supply chain. The qualification is comprehensive, and provides an opportunity to study the principles of packaging, packaging materials and packaging processes.


Who am I?

Diploma in Packaging Technology students are from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, and are from Technical, Engineering & Science, Sales & Marketing, Quality Assurance & Control, Safety, Procurement, Logistics & Operations, Industrial Design, Graphic Design & Agencies and/or Sustainability & Environment.

What’s in it for me?

Completion of the Diploma in Packaging Technology demonstrates your commitment to your career and to the industry. Delegates who successfully complete the Diploma are equipping themselves for senior positions within the packaging industry.


Certificate in Packaging

The Certificate in Packaging is an internationally recognised qualification that is designed to meet the training needs of a wide variety of people involved in packaging. This course is ideally suited to the new entrant who wants the best possible preparation for a career in the industry, for Production, Technical, Engineering & Science, Procurement & Purchasing, Logistics & Operations, Industrial Design, Graphic Design & Agencies, Sales & Marketing and/or Sustainability & Environment who need to deepen their understanding of this vital and complex discipline.


Who am I?

The PIABC accredited Level 3 Certificate is appropriate for those wanting to enhance their employment and progression opportunities in the packaging and related industries, new recruits to the manufacturing and packaging industries, anyone who is looking for an introduction to the broad subject of Packaging and those looking for a broad qualification in packaging as a basis for career development.


What’s in it for me?

The Certificate in Packaging provides a level of insight and understanding of the packaging industry that adds real and measurable value to careers and businesses. Packaging is a fundamental part of modern business, and the Certificate in Packaging provides you with the ‘detailed overview’ of packaging processes that broadens your knowledge and adds value to your business.


Visit http://aipack.com.au/australasian-bioplastics-association-aba-scholarship/ to access the entry forms and criteria for each scholarship. Applications close on 8 of April 2022.