Certificate III in Polymer Processing
Kangan Institute, TAFE VIC
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Broadmeadows||Yes||Flexible Delivery, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking Training Package. It is intended for advanced operators who use production equipment to directly produce products. They would undertake more advanced operations, typically including start-up and shut-down in accordance with the operating procedures, and would apply their knowledge to anticipate problems. They would be expected to solve a range of foreseen and unforeseen problems, using product and process knowledge to develop solutions to problems which do not have a known solution, or a solution recorded in the procedures.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Apply quality standards; Work safely; Achieve work outcomes; Process and record information. Electives: Interpret technical drawing; Organise on-site work; Bunch and strand wire; Prepare and start equipment for production; Produce electroplated products; Produce polyurethane foam; Print and decorate rigid products; Inspect tyres; Produce products using twin screw extruders; Produce composites using resin infusion; plus more.
About Kangan Institute, TAFE VICWith 40,000 enrolments each year, Kangan Institute is a major training provider for the automotive, health and nursing sectors and Indigenous education. They have a strong presence in a range of industries such as fashion, business, as well as justice and legal.
Their courses range from basic certificates to diplomas and advanced diploma levels, with pathways to over 25 university degrees. Their programs are delivered across five campuses in Broadmeadows, Docklands, Essendon, Moonee Ponds and Richmond. International students are also welcomed.
Provider CRICOS: 01218G RTO code: HE; 0306
Certificate IIICourse code: PMB30107
- Flexible Delivery = 1.5 years
- Part-time internal = 1.5 years
21 units: 4 core; at least 4 technical units; plus electives.
No minimum education
This qualification contains units which are the beginning of the polymer technician stream.
Life after Study
Chemical plant operators control the operation of chemical production equipment used in processing minerals and in manufacturing a range of products such as drugs, textiles, ammunition and plastics.
Plastics and composites processors handle machinery that manufactures or finishes plastic or composite products by injection moulding, extrusion, blow moulding, blow film extrusion and other processes. They may also finish, repair, and refinish damaged products.