Certificate in Polymer Technologies (Online)

  • NFQ Level 6
  • Credits 35
  • Course Code N/A
  • Award Certificate
  • Duration 1

Course Summary

Delivery: Online

Programme Code: SG_EPOLY_E06

About Polymer Technology

There is currently a shortage of polymer technicians tin the industry and this shortage has been highlighted in both the Forfas/Expert Group on Future Skills Needs report on the Future Skills Requirements of the Manufacturing Sector to 2020 and the Action Plan for Jobs 2013.

About this Programme

This one year long part-time programme offers a level 6 Certificate in Polymer Technology (Special Purpose Award) and is jointly delivered (primarily online) by First Polymer Training Skillnet and IT Sligo.

The successful completion of this programme will allow entrants to gain the necessary technical skills to help secure employment in the plastics manufacturing, medical device industries as a technician/apprentice technician in polymer processing.

Key Course Information

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Programme co-ordinator: David Mulligan

Award: Level 6 Certificate

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2021

Entry Requirements

Career Opportunities

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