Sustainability

Certificate in Sustainable Food Packaging

Objectives

  • Support the development of a Sustainable packaging strategy.
  • Develop a sound foundation and understanding of packaging.
  • Build and develop sustainable thinking and apply this to your business.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and functionality of their packs to support the making of informed decisions on the material and format for the circular economy.

    Content includes

    Sustainable Packaging Overview
  • Functions of Packaging, Fundamentals, Hazards and Food Safety.
  • NPD process - stages, keylines, origination, proofs
  • The importance of specifications and working with suppliers.
  • Student audit project.
  • Materials and conversion processes.
  • Packaging testing.
  • Systems thinking.
  • Carbon footprint, Life Cycle Assessment and CO2e Systems.
  • Packaging for a Circular Economy.
  • Sustainability and Legislation.
  • Student Project Presentation

Who should attend

  • The course is ideal for those responsible for making sustainable packaging choices, such as Packaging Managers or Specification Officers and those working with packaging and NPD from the supply chain, production, marketing, packaging technology and procurement departments.

    Qualification

    Level 7

    Upcoming dates:

    Location
    Dates

    Online, Online
    20 Sept - 13 Dec
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    Course

    Certificate in Sustainable Food Packaging

    Training Days

    11 x 1/2 days

    Training Locations

    Online

    Course Cost

    Skillnet Member: €950
    Non-member rate: €1,700
    The FDI Skillnet member rate is available for all companies involved in the manufacture / processing of food and drink products in Ireland.
    * Cost quoted per person

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