Polymer Processing Technician

Career Studies Certificate

Career Studies Certificate in Polymer Processing Technology

Workforce Services offers the Certificate in Polymer Manufacturing Processing (see schedule below).  Courses provide polymer-industry employees and other interested persons with hands-on and theoretical knowledge that prepares them for technician-level jobs in the plastics industry.  This is a great opportunity to learn in-demand job skills. 

 

Polymer Processing Technician
Award: Career Studies Certificate

 

Purpose:  The Polymer Processing Technician Career Studies Certificate is designed to provide relevant education and skills for work in a broad range of modern polymer (plastics) manufacturing organizations. 

 

Occupational Objective:  Polymer Technician I

 

Admission Requirements:  Admission to the Polymer Processing Technician Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements of the college.

 

Program Requirements:  To receive the Polymer Processing Technician Career Studies Certificate, you must successfully complete the following courses of study:

Course ID

 Course Name

 Course

 Credits

IND 180

 Introduction To Plastics and Plastics Processing

3

 

 

 

IND 195

 Intro to Plastic Injection Molding

3

 

 

 

IND 195

 Intro to Plastic Extrusion

3

 

 

 

IND 295

 Polymeric Materials

3

 

 

 

IND 235

 Statistical Quality Control

3

 

 

 Total Minimum Semester Credit Hours

 

15


Classes are usually scheduled on Monday or Wednesday evenings, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM and are taught by academically-trained and industry-experienced faculty.

 

Call 434-797-8573 or email jfranklin@dcc.vccs.edu for more information.    

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