United KingdomEvaluators Qualification in Packaging Technology (EQIPT)
This is a course for auditors without a packaging qualification who wish to carry out audits on companies seeking approval against a packaging standard.
It comprises a core of general packaging knowledge followed by option modules in each of the four major packaging materials – paper and board; plastics; glass; and metal. The core module is currently classroom based but an on-line version is under production. The option modules are on-line.
The course is assessed by an examination for the core and a 2,000 word assignment for each of the options.
Auditors need to pass the examination and assignments for the modules for the materials they wish to audit.
Organisation: Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (The Packaging Society)
Course Duration: 3 days for the core and approximately 1 day each for the option modules
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