The plastics technology skills certificate prepares learners for employment in the plastics industry. The curriculum is designed to help students acquire knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to become a competent molding machine operator or technician. The program explores plastic materials, processes, equipment and tooling, troubleshooting, maintenance, quality and safety. This unique program includes a combination of lecture and lab courses, and assignments at local plastic manufacturing companies. Our instructors are very well recognized plastics industry professionals and know how to teach from the employer’s perspective.
- Protective shop clothing and eye protection supplies are required to be purchased.