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The Institute of Packaging Professionals Kenya (IOPPK), as an education and training service provider to packaging professionals in Eastern Africa, aims to enhance knowledge around the fundamentals of packaging technology, the development process, machinery and sustainability. The institute is a member of the World Packaging Organization (WPO) and the African Packaging Organization, which both aim to improve the standards and skills of packaging by supporting their members, building packaging capability and seeking to increase trade.

That IOPPK in collaboration with her Networks offers Certified Professional Packaging (CPP) programme under License and in collaboration with the Institute of Packaging Professionals, USA. It is a Mark of Excellence programme, which if industry adopts, will increase global competitiveness in packaging of local persons to work anywhere in the world. The Diploma programmes, and specifically Diploma in Packaging Technology is widely recognized by the packaging industry and are accredited by WPO, APO, the UK packaging society, and the Australian Institute of Packaging, IOPPK runs this program under license online and in person.

Internships are key for trainees and IOPPK undertakes to play a key role in providing as well as recommending trainees for internship acceptance.

Certificate and Diploma programs

The cost covers training materials and venue costs. A minimum of 20 persons are required for each class in person/online. Fundamentals of Packaging Technology

Course Fees:
Members is Ksh.50,000
Non-members is Ksh.75,000
Course Duration: 4-5 days

On going day 2 training programs

  • Packaging Design-Structural and Graphic
  • Labels and Labelling
  • Export Packaging
  • Printing and Packaging
  • Paper Packaging
  • Plastics Packaging
  • Glass Packaging
  • Cartons Packaging
  • Corrugated Packaging
  • Packaging and Environment
  • Packaging Safety, Health and Environment
  • Introduction to Packaging Technology
  • Packaging Quality Assurance and Improvement
  • Flexibles Packaging
  • Metal Packaging
  • Packaging Machinery
  • Basic Bar-coding Seminar.
  • Advanced Bar-coding Seminars.
  • In-house Courses on request
  • Packaging and Brand Development
  • Packaging and Traceability
  • Measuring and optimizing Operational Efficiencies in Manufacturing

Costs:- Short courses are booked and paid for in advance.
Course Fees: Members is Ksh.10,000 per day
Non-members is Ksh.15,000
Course duration: 2 days  Contact the secretariat for details and booking at