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2024 ABA scholarships are now open for applications

The Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA), in partnership with the AIP, is pleased to advise that the annual scholarship program for Australia and New Zealand is now open for applications. 

The ABA Scholarship program will enable one eligible candidate from either Australia or New Zealand the opportunity to undertake a Diploma in Packaging Technology and a second person the opportunity to undertake a Certificate in Packaging.

The two scholarships on offer include:

  1. ABA Diploma in Packaging Technology Scholarship

A diploma in Packaging Technology, which is 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 your commitment to your career and to the industry.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Packaging Technology are equipping 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.

  1. ABA Certificate in Packaging Technology Scholarship

A certificate in Packaging, which is 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 on an exciting career in packaging.

The Certificate in Packaging is a Level 3 PIABC course that is 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 the detailed overview of packaging materials and processes that broadens your knowledge and equips you for progression within the packaging industry.

Eligible Candidates will come from across the entire Packaging Industry in Australia and New Zealand.

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

Entries close on the 3rd of May so don’t delay.

ABA Scholarship winners will be announced at the 2024 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards.

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