What will I learn?
You will learn about different beer types, pasteurisation, filtration, sterilisation, the machinery used in packaging, product stability and flavour, utilities and environmental issues.
Download the full beer syllabus to find out exactly what you will learn and how the examination works.
You will learn about different spirit types, canning, bottling, warehouse, the machinery used in packaging, product stability and flavour, utilities and environmental issues.
Download the full spirits syllabus to find out exactly what you will learn and how the examination works.
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.
Introductory Membership Offer
Join the IBD family with a specially reduced rate while you study. This allows you to attend events designed to support your learning and encourage networking. You also gain access to our journal and our monthly members magazine which contain additional resources for exam candidates.
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.