Introduction to Barcoding Course (Level 1)

Training Course

Barcodes - Get them right, first time, everytime.

Details of the Level 1 course are outlined below.

€149 (ex. VAT)

GS1 Knowledge Centre

20/02/2018 09:30-13:00 or tel 01 2080660


This course is a must for all new members or those new to the role of managing product barcode numbers, providing attendees with a solid foundation for getting barcodes right; from the structuring of the code numbers to selecting the right symbol.


This course is an introduction to product identification numbers and barcode symbols for retail and supply. Learn how to correctly allocate the product identification numbers generated from your GS1 licenced Global Company Prefix (GCP) and how to produce high quality, in-specification barcode symbols.

On this course you will:

  • Learn how to correctly code your products with global identification numbers
  • Select the right barcode symbol for the scanning environment
  • Understand how the GS1 System can improve efficiency in your supply chain
  • Get an introduction to GS1 Irelands Barcode Manager tool, which is a free tool created to assist you in managing and allocating your barcode numbers

No previous knowledge of barcoding is required for this course. For more advanced training on GS1 supply chain barcodes, logistics labels and SSCCs please review our Level 2 course.

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In-company training

All training courses can also be arranged as an in-company session on your premises. Please contact us on 353 1 208 0660 if you would like information on in-company training on any aspect of GS1 standards implementation. Read more ...