PRODUCTIVE SERVICES

The Plastics Training Specialists

Production & Raw Material Technology in Plastics Manufacturing NQF Level 3


This technology specific (Injection Moulding, Extrusion blow moulding, Injection Stretch Blow Moulding) 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 at NQF Level 3.


Venue:
 Run in-plant only
Min / Max no of candidates: 8 / 13 learners
Duration: 50 Hours
Min entry level: Completed NQF Level 2 / Equivalent and / or relevant experience
Credits attainable: 47 


This course deals with the following:

  • Intermediate Raw materials and behaviours
  • Raw material preparation and control
  • Waste management
  • Health, Safety & housekeeping application
  • Process Operations and change-overs
  • Start-up & Shut down the equipment
  • Practical tasks
  • Problem solving applications
  • Basic maintenance
  • Formative assessments & related assignments


UNIT STANDARDS


UNIT STD No.

UNIT STANDARD DESCRIPTION

CREDITS

TYPE

13223

Apply safety, health and environmental protection procedures

6

Core

119174

Perform  routine maintenance tasks on plastics manufacturing equipment

2

Core

119162

Perform  routine operations on plastics manufacturing equipment

10

Core

119142

Transport  and care for tooling in plastics manufacturing processes

6

Core

119169

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

12

Core

114104

Handle production waste

Elective

119179

Conduct simple tests during the plastics manufacturing process 

Elective

119182

Control   materials and consumables for plastics manufacturing processes

Elective