• Program: Plastics Engineering Technology
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 18
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This certificate is designed for individuals requiring skills and knowledge in the Extrusion Molding Processes I, II, related Quality Assurance/Statistical Process Control, properties and tests of selected plastics and thermoplastics used in the plastics (forming) industry will be emphasized.

Career Opportunities

This certificate is ideal for a new career or upgrading present knowledge and skills.

Award Outcomes:

  • Utilize safe working practices.
  • Demonstrate good manufacturing practices.
  • Perform quality control practices.
  • Apply Principles of Plastics, Chemistry and Ingredients.
  • Demonstrate procedures used for plastics Extrusion Molding processes.
  • Demonstrate procedures used for plastics Extrusion Molding auxiliary equipment.
  • Identify steps and procedures in the Extrusion Molding processes.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 18 Credits
  • PLST1008 Fundamentals of Plastics/Chemistry/Ingredients 4
  • PLST2007 Properties and Tests of Selected Plastics 4
  • PLST2011 Extrusion Molding Processes I 3
  • PLST2017 Extrusion Molding Processes II 4
  • METS1050 Quality Control 3
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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