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GS1 Certificate Courses

GS1 US University offers certificate courses and workshops to help you understand how to use the GS1 System of Standards to identify, capture, and share your products to help improve the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of your supply chain. With both classroom and online offerings, you can learn in the setting that best suits your needs.

After completing a GS1 US® certificate course, you will earn an important credential in the use of GS1 Standards—a GS1 US Badge.

  • Foundations

    GS1 Foundations

    This online or virtual classroom certificate training covers the foundational aspects of globally unique product identification, the GTIN® Management Standard and barcoding. This course is now available as a live virtual instructor-led event.

  • Foundations for Healthcare

    GS1 Foundations for Healthcare

    Learn the foundational aspects of globally unique healthcare product and location identification and barcoding with GS1 Standards. Includes: the GTIN Management Standard, and an introduction to EPCIS and GDSN®.

  • GS1 Standards Advanced Certificacte Course

    GS1 Standards Advanced

    Are you familiar with or have more than six months of experience using GS1 Standards? Attend this in-depth advanced day and a half classroom course covering the GS1 General Specifications, the core standards document of the GS1 System.

GS1 Measurement Package

GS1 Package Measurement with GTIN Management Standard

Are you interested in learning how to interpret and apply the GS1 Package Measurement Rules and to understand the rules that manage GTIN assignment

Product Data Excellence

GS1 Standards for Product Data Excellence

Attend this course to learn the three pillars of a strong data quality program, how to leverage data governance best practices for maximum impact, and why data accuracy on a single product attribute can impact costs and efficiency and much more!


GS1 Standards for Food Traceability

Attend this course to learn the key principles and best practices used for case-level traceability and how these practices can be implemented by your company and your trading partners.


GS1 Standards for U.S. FDA UDI

Are you a medical device labeler involved in implementing U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification requirements using GS1 Standards? Learn about GS1 identification, barcode, and data standards that can be used to implement U.S. FDA UDI Rule requirements.*

DSCSA Supplier

GS1 Standards for DSCSA Suppliers

Are you a pharmaceutical manufacturer, wholesale distributor, or repackager using GS1 Standards for the Drug Supply Chain Security Act? Learn how GS1 Standards can be applied for DSCSA serialization, lot-level management, and item-level traceability.**

GS1 Standards Essentials

Just getting started with GS1 US and looking to gain a fast and thorough understanding of the GS1 System of Standards? Visit our Basic Education page to learn more about our most popular free and low-cost courses, all hosted on the GS1 US University Learning Management System (LMS).

Team Training

Interested in getting your organization trained on GS1 Standards? Our Enterprise Licensing Program allows unlimited access to GS1 US Online Certificate Courses to all of your employees via your own LMS to help ensure all internal teams learn the principles and use of GS1 Standards.

Earn a Badge - Your GS1 Standards Credential

When you successfully complete a GS1 US Certificate Course, you can earn an important credential in the use of GS1 Standards. You can also add this new skill to your online resume with a GS1 US Badge and share it via social media.