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Martyn Baker

Telford College

The UK packaging manufacturing industry has reported annual sales of around £11 billion and employs some 85,000 people. This represents 3% of the manufacturing workforce in the UK.  

This suite of packing qualifications is designed for those working in a packing operations environment across a range of industries, including food and drink.

These qualifications help learners to develop their skills and knowledge in the workplace, and include a number of pathways ie. automated and manual packing as well dealing with pilots and clinical trials.

Those undertaking these qualifications will have access to a range of important topics.  Such as working safely in a packing environment, working within a team, dealing with incidents and hazardous conditions. There are also opportunities to learn about starting, controlling and ending certain types of packing operations.

Packing qualifications

Suite overview

These qualifications are designed to develop and confirm occupational competence in the workplace for roles in packing operations.

The qualifications are designed to be applied to packing operations in different contexts regardless of the industry or sector.

FDQ Level 2 Certificate in Packing Operations

Qualification structure
Automated Packing Pathway
Hand Packing Pathway
Pilots and clinical Trials Pathway

Competence based qualifications

These are particularly popular with employers as training and assessment can be carried out largely within the workplace. This means qualifications can be undertaken during the working day and require minimal time off the job.

The qualifications and associated training can be tailored to be relevant to an individual’s daily work and business procedures, to ensure maximum benefit is derived by both the learner and their business.

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