In today’s challenging packaging environment, you can’t afford to make mistakes or overlook the critical details that cost precious time and money. You need the knowledge-from materials properties and selection to transport packaging issues-that can help you make better decisions regarding your company’s packaging dollars-now.

The Fundamentals of Packaging Technology course content is developed in consultation with packaging subject matter experts at leading global consumer packaged goods companies who face packaging challenges just like yours. Undertake the complete course and learn about all the major segments of packaging-and beyond.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in partnership with the IoPP, has developed a residential version of the Fundamentals of Packaging Technology course for Australasia. The residential course is divided into semesters to provide maximum flexibility around your work schedule. This course is also the basis for the examination side of the Certified Packaging Professional Designation; bringing you one step closer to becoming an internationally recognised CPP.

  • Take the entire course
    Participate in the full Fundamentals of Packaging Technology residential course which will be broken up into 8x classroom days as 4x semesters over 12 months.


  • Attend Semesters relating to your subject-interests or knowledge gaps
    Content is divided into 4x Two-Day Semesters with each semester focussed on specific areas of packaging. You have the choice to enrol in one semester, or as many as you wish based on your professional development needs & knowledge gaps.

An extensive array of packaging topics will be covered including graphic design, market research, printing, lithography, gravure, labelling, barcoding, paperboard, folding cartons, corrugate fibreboard, box compression, supply chain and logistics, polymers, extrusion moulding, flexible packaging, thermoforming, blow moulding, injection moulding, closures, bottle design, metal cans, adhesives, containers, glass packaging, packaging machinery, filling machinery, production line equipment and more.

Please contact us to register your interest.



COMPLETE FPT Residential Training course (x4 Semesters)

$8,000 + GST AIP Members

$9,000.00 + GST Non Members
*Anyone registering for the “complete” course will receive the Fundamentals of Packaging Technology Textbook as a part of the fee.


PER SEMESTER FPT Residential Training course (x1 Semester)

$2,200.00 + GST AIP Members

$2,500.00 + GST Non Members