PRODUCTIVE SERVICES

The Plastics Training Specialists

Raw Material Technology in Plastics Manufacturing 

NQF Levels 2 / 3


This course is aimed at teaching candidates about the basic and intermediate technical information pertaining to Raw Materials, focussing on correct identification and care, including information on material structure under different moulding conditions. The course also covers advanced behavioural concepts in the various plastics processes. This course is ideal for raw material mixers, setters, process engineers and anyone who needs to understand raw materials in-depth.

Venue:
 Run in-plant only
Min / Max no of candidates: 8 / 13 learners
Min entry level: Completed NQF Level 2 / Equivalent and / or relevant experience
Attainable credits: 28

This course deals with the following:

  • 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

119139

Monitor  the quality of the Input Materials & the manufactured plastic product

12

Core

119169

Work with and look after materials in the plastics manufacturing process

12

Core

119104

Handle Production Waste

3

Elective

 119182

Control   Materials and Consumables in the plastics Manufacturing process

4

Elective