Certificate in Polymer Technologies (Online)

  • Course Fact File
  • Course Code N/A
  • Duration 1
  • Credits 35
  • NFQ Level 6

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

Programme Fees

Total €2,450
Per 5 credit module €350
Per 10 credit module €700


Avail of 30% reduction of fees from your employer 

If you are interested in availing of funding on the Level 6 Certificate in Polymer Technology , Level 7 B. Engineering in Polymer Processing or the Level 8. B. Eng (Hons) in Polymer Processing please contact Catherine Collins at First Polymer Training Skillnet (c.collins@firstpolymer.com Tel: 090 6471223) to see how you can avail of a 30% reduction on fees via your employer