GS1 Foundations Virtual Certificate Course

GS1 Foundations Virtual Certificate Course

This live instructor-led virtual classroom course covers the foundational aspects of globally unique product identification and barcoding with GS1 Standards. Blend the best of online and in-person learning. Join from your location while still enjoying the advantages of instructor and classmate interactions.

This course occurs over five business days, from Monday to Friday starting at 10AM (ET), requiring 2 to 2.5 hours each day.  Further information will be provided via email after purchase

Whether you recently secured your first barcode or want a refresher on the basics of GS1 Standards, the GS1 Foundations Certificate Course is for you. 

Earn a badge - your GS1 Standards credential

Did you know when you successfully complete a GS1 US certificate course, you can earn an important credential in the use of GS1 Standards? And you can add this new skill to your online resume with a GS1 US Badge and share it via social media. GS1 US certificate course badges are valid for three years from the date of issue. For more info, visit our Badging Program page.
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This live instructor-led virtual classroom course covers the foundational aspects of globally unique product identification and barcoding with GS1 Standards. Blend the best of online and in-person learning. Join from your location while still enjoying the advantages of instructor and classmate interactions.

This course occurs over five business days, from Monday to Friday starting at 10AM (ET), requiring 2 to 2.5 hours each day.  Further information will be provided via email after purchase

Whether you recently secured your first barcode or want a refresher on the basics of GS1 Standards, the GS1 Foundations Certificate Course is for you. 

Earn a badge - your GS1 Standards credential

Did you know when you successfully complete a GS1 US certificate course, you can earn an important credential in the use of GS1 Standards? And you can add this new skill to your online resume with a GS1 US Badge and share it via social media. GS1 US certificate course badges are valid for three years from the date of issue. For more info, visit our Badging Program page.

Equipped with the knowledge of GS1 Foundations, you can:

  • Eliminate product returns resulting from inaccurate product data.
  • Reduce barcode scanning errors at checkout that result in unsold product.
  • Better manage product changes using proper Global Trade Item Number (GTIN®) management.
  • Improve supply chain visibility with proper usage of Application Identifiers (AIs) and Global Location Numbers (GLNs).

Who would benefit:

Professionals who manage the product lifecycle from creation through distribution and merchandising, including product management, supply chain operations, logistics, category management and shopper marketing.

Need more info?
Have more questions and want to speak to a GS1 Foundations course specialist? Please call 937-428-3796. Specialists are available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or email us at training@gs1us.org.
The GS1 Foundations virtual certificate course consists of the following topics:
  • Overview of GS1 Standards
  • How to Use Your Company Prefix
  • Introduction to GLNs
  • How to Create and Manage Your GTINs
  • GTIN Management Standard
  • How to Barcode Your Products
  • GS1 Application Identifiers (AIs)
  • Barcoding Beyond Point-of-Sale Scanning