PRODUCTIVE SERVICES

The Plastics Training Specialists

Entry Level & Setting in Plastics Manufacturing

This Training Workshop is intended for people who need to learn and understand the basics of how an
Injection Moulder or Extrusion Blow Moulder works, appreciate that plastics have varying behaviours, and need to be able to set or advise on setting the plastics manufacturing machinery to achieve and maintain a consistent quality output at the correct speed and cost.

People who should attend:
Production and Quality Trainees, Setters, Production Foremen, Production technicians, team Leaders, etc. that need and have the capability to be fast tracked. Please feel free to discuss course entrance level with us.
Venue: Run in-plant
Min / Max no of candidates: 5 / 9 learners
Available Technologies:
Injection Moulding & Extrusion Blow Moulding
Duration: 8 Days
Min entry level: Completed NQF Level 1/2/3 Equivalent and / or relevant experience
Attainable credits: 184

This Training Workshop involves improving individual and team proficiency in the following areas:
        

  • Raw Material basics
  • Records and Maintenance
  • Injection Moulding Basics
  • Start-ups
  • Safety and Housekeeping
  • Shut-downs
  • Time Management
  • Purging techniques
  • Quality Basics
  • Set-up Sheets
  • Problem Solving
  • Settings and Effects
  • Injection Moulding Theory
  • Faults and Rectification
  • Material Characteristics
  • Team Setting Exercises
  • Mould Designs
  • Analysis of Simulation Exercises 


This training workshop is specifically run as a combination of the following Skills Programs:
SP 0051/06-17 (NQF 2)
SP 0091/07-17 (NQF 3)
SP 0092/07-17 (NQF 4)
SP 0093/07-17 (NQF 5)



SP 0051/06-71 – NQF 2
This technology specific skills program is aimed at assisting novice learners (operators, packers, quality inspectors, machine minders) achieve competence on part of the National Certificate in Plastics Manufacturing dealing with the following:

•    Raw Material basics
•    Health, Safety & housekeeping
•    Process technology basics
•    Monitoring & operating the equipment
•    Product quality inspection
•    Finished goods handling
•    Basic maintenance
•    Formative assessments & related assignments
 
 
SP 0091/07-17 – NQF 3
This technology specific skills program is aimed at assisting learners (with basic knowledge and experience such as setters, mould changers, quality personnel, artisans, etc.) achieve competence on part of the National Certificate in Plastics Manufacturing dealing with the following:

•    Principles of Quality and applications
•    Time Management
•    Teamwork & communication
•    Basic & Intermediate Raw materials
•    Raw material preparation and control
•    Waste management
•    Health, Safety & housekeeping application
•    Process Operations and change-overs
•    Start-up & Shut down the equipment
•    Basic maintenance
•    Formative assessments & related assignments

 
SP 0092/07-17 – NQF 4
This technology specific skills program is aimed at assisting learners (with basic to intermediate knowledge and experience such as setters, mould changers, quality personnel, artisans, etc.) achieve competence on part of the National Certificate in Plastics Manufacturing dealing with the following:

•    Plastic Raw material processing & behaviours
•    Setting up production equipment 
•    Setting production
•    Use of information resources
•    Moulds
•    Ancilliary equipment
•    Waste management & control
•    Health, Safety & housekeeping application
•    Optimising change-overs
•    Maintenance contributions
•    Formative assessments & related assignments


SP 0093/07-17 – NQF 5
This technology specific skills program is aimed at assisting learners (with intermediate to advanced knowledge and experience such as setters, mould changers, quality personnel, artisans, etc.) achieve competence on part of the National Certificate in Plastics Manufacturing dealing with the following:

•    Plastic Raw material behaviours in the process
•    Optimising production equipment 
•    Understanding the formation and dismantling of quality defects
•    Use of information resources and problem solving
•    Understanding controls,  
•    Setter contributions
•    Formative assessments & related assignments


UNIT STANDARDS


UNIT STD No.

UNIT STANDARD DESCRIPTION

CREDITS

TYPE

13220

Keep work   area safe and productive

8

Core

119139

Monitor the quality of the input materials & the manufactured plastic product

12

Core

119146

Prepare manufactured products for the next stage or for storage

10

Core

119156

Respond to   changes in plastics manufacturing process

8

Core

119172

Use & care for services, tools & equipment required for plastics manufacturing

12

Core

9909

Identify & Process Waste

4

Elect.

13221

Perform routine maintenance

8

Elect.

119169

Work with and look after materials in the plastics manufacturing production process

12

Core

119182

Control materials and consumables for plastics manufacturing processes

4

Elect.

119162

Perform routine operations on plastics manufacturing equipment

10

Core

9530

Manage work time effectively

3

Core

119186

Prepare and process plastics materials for manufacturing

   

12

Core

119155

Set and adjust plastics manufacturing machine conditions to produce quality finished  product

16

Core

  

119187

Monitor maintenance of plastics manufacturing equipment, tooling and services

4

Core

8969

Interpret and use information from texts

5

Fund.

13224

Monitor   the application of safety, health and environmental protection procedures

4

Core

119140

Changeover and set up tooling for plastics manufacturing processes

10

Core

119188

Set up ancillary process equipment for plastics manufacturing operations

4

Elect.

119159

Maintain plastics manufacturing efficiencies  

12

Core

119166

Optimise plastics manufacturing processes

24

Core