Temperature Assurance Packaging (Tap) Certification Program

Part One: Online Course- “Temperature Assurance Packaging Fundamentals”

This self-paced, online course offers training participants a systematic approach to developing a foundational understanding of Temperature Assurance Packaging.

Participants completing the ISC Labs Temperature Assurance Packaging (TAP) Certification Program will understand the fundamentals and advanced concepts of temperature assurance packaging so that they can:

  • Evaluate different TAP solutions as they relate to the needs of their company
  • Contribute knowledgeably to conversations regarding temperature assurance packaging
  • Guide their organizations in implementing TAP solutions

Part Two: Master Class Day- “Temperature Assurance Packaging Professional” Course

This one-day, live and interactive training course conducted by university professors, lab engineers, and industry experts, will provide hands-on instruction. The Professional course aims to coach the participants through the entire life-cycle of developing a Temperature Assurance Package (TAP) including considerations with regards to regulations, transportation/logistics, ambient profiles, operations, and packaging design. A “Certificate of Professional Course Completion” will be awarded to training participants successfully completing this course. During this course you will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of temperature assurance packaging and be able to evaluate different solutions that best meet the needs of their company
  • Guide the implementation of temperature assurance packaging solutions within your organization
  • Grasp the key processes, protocols and techniques involved in designing temperature-controlled packaging
  • Topics of discussion include considerations for product details, regulatory, transportation, environment, operations, and packaging

Master Class Breakdown:

9:00-9:30 Product Details

9:30-9:45 Regulatory Considerations

9:45-10:30 Transportation & Logistics

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:30 Environment & Ambient Profiles

11:30-11:45 Group Led Recap

11:45-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:35 Operational Process

1:35-3:00 Packaging Design & Cost Considerations

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:15 Report Out

4:15-5:00 Expectation Summary


Frank Butch

Director of Engineering
Sonoco Thermosafe

Amy Shortman

Chief Executive Officer
ASC Associates (Pharmaceutical Logistics)

Ben Vanderplas

Global Product Manager
Sonoco Thermosafe

Henry Moran

Chief Operating Officer
ASC Associates (Pharmaceutical Logistics)