Barcoding - getting it right

Virtual

Barcoding - getting it right

Overview

This popular course has helped hundreds of GS1 UK members, large and small, implement our standards correctly to meet the requirements of their customers. Using real industry scenarios and case studies, this practical and informal session is essential for quick and easy barcode implementation. Book this course today to ensure your barcodes don't result in lost sales, relabelling costs and returned goods.

Tesco

31% of barcodes submitted by our suppliers on new lines into our business fail on first validation. This leads to delays or the risk of the product being dropped from the range."

Diane Mellowship

Barcode compliance manager, Tesco

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for anyone who requires a basic to intermediate understanding of how to correctly identify and barcode any item, at any point in the supply chain, no matter what industry you work in. It's also useful if you're a supplier or manufacturer and you are experiencing barcode issues with your customers or don't understand their requirements.

Course outline

Course outline
  • Introduction to GS1
  • How to allocate and manage your Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
  • Identifying different packaging levels
  • Product changes and GTIN allocation
  • Encoding production information such as date, batch, and serial numbers
  • Which barcodes to use and best practice
  • Barcode quality and verification
  • Attendee barcode/label review

What you will learn

What you will learn
  • Introduction to GS1
  • How to allocate and manage your Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
  • Identifying different packaging levels
  • Product changes and GTIN allocation
  • Encoding production information such as date, batch, and serial numbers
  • Which barcodes to use and best practice
  • Barcode quality and verification
  • Attendee barcode/label review

Format and pricing

Format Content level Duration Price per course Cost (+VAT)
In-company virtual training* Introductory 1-hour course Course (<15 people) £300
In-company virtual training* Foundation 2-hour course Course (<15 people) £500
In-company virtual training* Intermediate 3-hour course Course (<15 people) £700

*This instructor-led training is delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams (other platforms are available if required).

How to book this course

Email training@gs1uk.org or call us on 0808 178 8799 to discuss your requirements in more detail or to arrange in-company delivery of this course.