• Program: Plastics Engineering Technology
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 23
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This certificate is designed for individuals requiring knowledge and skills in the Injection Molding Process I, II, and III related Quality Assurance, Statistical Process Control and 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 (GMP).
  • Perform quality control practices.
  • Apply principles of Plastics, Chemistry and Ingredients.
  • Demonstrate procedures used for plastics Injection Molding processes.
  • Demonstrate procedures used for plastics Injection Molding auxiliary equipment.
  • Identify steps and procedures in the Injection Molding process.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 23 Credits
  • PLST1008 Fundamentals of Plastics/Chemistry/Ingredients 4
  • PLST2007 Properties and Tests of Selected Plastics 4
  • PLST2128 Injection Molding Process I 4
  • PLST2138 Injection Molding Process II 4
  • PLST2143 Injection Molding Process III 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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