PARTEC is a Registered Training Organisation and an industry-owned skill centre based in Brisbane. Training is offered for a range of apprenticeships in the plastics and rubber industry, including toolmaking apprenticeships. Training is provided for the Queensland trades Plastics Technician (Cert III and Cert IV) for plastics fabricators, composites technicians, extrusion technicians, blow moulding operator, blown film operator, injection moulding operator, polyurethane manufacturer and rotational moulding operator. Short courses in a range of plastics industry specialisations, including Part and Tool Design and CNC machining are also conducted, depending on demand. PARTEC Townsville conducts training in the composites apprenticeship, in a variety of fibreglass skills and in plastic pipe welding.