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IPSA: One Year Diploma 2017 – Enrol Now

The Institute of Packaging’s One Year Diploma in Packaging Technology is highly regarded by the packaging industry in South Africa, and is accredited by the World Packaging Organisation, the Packaging Society (UK), and the Australian Institute of Packaging.

The Institute has recently restructured its education department under the management of Kishan Singh to ensure that we can offer a contemporary approach to packaging education and to ensure that –

  • The course syllabus is constantly reviewed and that it is updated to remain relevant
  • The Text Book is reviewed and updated to remain relevant
  • The design of test and examination papers are structured and reviewed for greater effectiveness
  • The test and examination assessment / moderation methodology is reviewed and kept contemporary­


  • Business aspects of packaging
  • Package planning
  • Packaging practices
  • Packaging materials
  • Food packaging
  • Product handling and packaging
  • Graphics (including print processes)
  • Special applications
  • A practical assignment

This broad-based course is available through lecturing facilities in the main centres, as well as through distance learning, or mentor-assisted self study. Lectures are held in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. Mentor assisted self-study and distance learning facilities are also available.

A course overview document is attached   IPSA OYD Course Overview 2017   or contact one of these centres:


Jestina Nyamuthena

078 857 5995


Lara-Jane Venter

013 782 2817


Ingrid Schoeman

076 1070639


Jill Barclay

082 812 0956


Lara-Jane Venter

013 782 2817

Do not miss out on this year’s course – enrol now!