Polymer Processing Technology - Apprenticeship

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Polymer Processing Technology - Apprenticeship
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG_EPOLY_J07
Course Type Apprenticeship
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 7 NFQ
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Location (Districts) Ballinode
Duration 2 years online.
Application Date Application Closing Date : 31st August 2020
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Higher Certificate NFQ Level 6 (Previously called National Cert) in a relevant discipline or Advanced Craft Certificate or equivalent. Candidates holding other qualifications and/or with relevant experience will also be considered through the Recogni...

Course Fee

Expand+Total €6,800
Per Year €3,400
Per 5 credit module €600

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...

Course Content

Expand+About Polymer Processing
Use of polymers for a variety of engineering, medical-device, pharmaceutical, and general consumer applications continues to grow. The Polymer Processing Degree programme focuses on the materials, processes, and tooling use...

Subjects Taught Semester 1

Title Credits

Six Sigma 1 - Introduction to Lean Sigma Quality 05
Control Systems 301 05
Plastic Part Design 10
Materials for the Polymer Industry 05

Semester 2

Title Credits

Polymer Tooling Design 05
Six Sigma 2 Statistical Control 05
Polymer Project 05
Control Systems 302 05
Medical Device Manufacturing 05
Polymer Processing 05
Mathematics 3 05
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities

Typically, graduates will be employed in polymer processing in the engineering, medical device, or pharmaceutical sectors. Successful graduates from this programme may apply for the Honours Degree (Level 8) in Mechatronics or the BSc (Hons) in Quality Management and Technology, which are offered online by IT Sligo, or for related programmes from other providers.
Further Enquiries Tel: 071 931 8511
E-Mail: admissions@itsligo.ie
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