Applications open for 2024 Australasian Bioplastics Association Scholarship program

The Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA), in partnership with the Australian Institute of Packaging, announces applications are open for Australia and New Zealand’s ABA Annual Scholarship program. Entries close on 3 May 2024.

The ABA Scholarship program offers two eligible candidates from the Australian and New Zealand Packaging industry the opportunity to study for a Diploma in Packaging Technology or a Certificate in Packaging. 

1. ABA Diploma in Packaging Technology Scholarship

Diploma in Packaging Technology: Internationally recognised as the premier qualification in the packaging industry.

The Diploma in Packaging Technology is a Level 5 PIABC, 51-credit foundation degree-level qualification that prepares students to take responsibility for packaging operations at any level through the supply chain and can also lead to higher-level study. Completion of the Diploma in Packaging Technology demonstrates career and industry commitment. Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Packaging Technology equip themselves for progression within the packaging industry to a position where they can assume responsibility for packaging in a company at any point in the supply chain.

2. ABA Certificate in Packaging Technology Scholarship

Certificate in Packaging: The ideal first qualification for those working in the packaging industry.

The Certificate in Packaging Technology is an introduction to the industry for those starting out their exciting career in packaging. The Certificate in Packaging is a Level 3 PIABC course recognised as giving an excellent foundation in and introduction to the packaging industry. 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. This qualification provides you with a detailed overview of packaging materials and processes that broadens your knowledge and equips you for progression within the packaging industry.

ABA Scholarship Criteria and access to entry forms are available on the AIP website

ABA Scholarship winners are presented at the 2024 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards.

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