6 months Diploma in Food Packaging Programmes
Packaging is pervasive and essential and plays a significant role in the quality of food products by providing protection from environmental, chemical, and physical challenges. This protection can be as simple as preventing breakage of the product to providing barriers to moisture, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases as well as flavors and aromas. However, Packaging technology must balance food protection with other issues, including energy and material costs, heightened social and environmental consciousness, and strict regulations on pollutants and disposal of municipal solid waste.
The goal of food packaging must be to contain food in a cost-effective way that satisfies industry requirements and consumer desires, maintains food safety, and minimizes environmental impact.The role of packaging must be recognized owing to its multiple functions and to its importance in terms of increasing product shelf life by retarding product quality degradation and ensuring its safety.
Thus, we at GITCHIA are offering this programme to impart the knowledge on application of fundamentals of engineering in packaging design for developing optimal packaging systems for range of products in food systems.
Module 1 : Introduction to Food Packaging
Module 2 : Packaging Trends- Global Scenario
Module 3: Variations in Packaging
Module 4: Food Packaging Materials
Module 5: Packaging Closures and Sealing Systems
Module 6: Logistical Packaging for Food Marketing Systems
Module 7: Testing and Quality Control
Module 8: Shelf-life evaluation of Packaged Food Products
Module 9: Legislations for food packaging & related issues
Module 10: Entrepreneurship Development in Food Processing
Module 11: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling
Module 12: Case studies
Any graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma programme is 6 months while a maximum of 1 year is allowed to complete the programme.
The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the social media pages.
Examination & Certification
Gitchia follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.
All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Diploma in Food Packaging by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, GITCHIA. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time.