Plastics Engineering Technology

Plastics Engineering Technology



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.

Program Title:
Plastics Engineering Technology

Award Type:
Occupational Certificate

Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 18
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.

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

Choose Total Occupational Certificate Credits 18 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 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
Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits