Plastics Engineering Technology

Plastics Engineering Technology



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.

Program Title:
Plastics Engineering Technology

Award Type:
Occupational Certificate

Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 23
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.

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

Choose Total Occupational Certificate Credits 23 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 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
Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits