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Packaging Professional (degree)

Managing the design and development of new packaging products.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £24,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • designing new packaging products
  • testing new designs
  • selecting and buying materials
  • how to resolve issues using root cause analysis and apply change management techniques
  • project management skills
  • cost analysis

Apprentices will take a packaging technology degree. Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G).

Professional registration

Apprentices who complete this apprenticeship will achieve accredited packaging professional status with the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.