PRODUCTIVE SERVICES

The Plastics Training Specialists

Setting in Plastics Manufacturing

NQF Levels 3,4 & 5


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

People who should attend:
Production and Quality Trainees with NQF Level 3 Plastics Qualification, Setters, Production Foremen, Production technicians, team Leaders, etc. 

Venue: Run in-plant or at a 
public venue
Min / Max no of candidates: 5 / 9 learners
Available Technologies: Injection Moulding & Extrusion Blow Moulding
Duration: 5 Days
Min entry level: Completed NQF Level 3 / 4 / Equivalent and / or relevant experience
Total Credits: 120 


This training Workshop involves improving individual and team proficiency in the following areas and includes a final examination:

  • Time Management
  • Quality Basics
  • Problem Solving
  • Injection Moulding Theory
  • Material Characteristics 
  • Mould Designs
  • Records and Maintenance
  • Start-up, Shut-down and Purge
  • Set-up Sheets
  • Settings and Effects
  • Faults and Rectifications
  • Team Setting Exercises
  • Analysis of Simulation Exercises


This training workshop is specifically run as a combination of the following Skills Programs:
SP 0091/07-17
SP 0092/07-17
SP 0093/07-17



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

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

Elective

 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

Elective

119159

Maintain plastics manufacturing efficiencies

12

Core

119166

Optimise plastics manufacturing processes

24

Core