Plastics

Gain advanced knowledge of plastics materials and processing through lectures led by industry professionals.

Subject overview

Plastics remain vital to many industries as they fit a range of purposes, resist corrosion and are relatively inexpensive to manufacture. Our plastics courses have a strong focus on the development of commercial products and provide you with both practical and theoretical opportunities to expand your knowledge.

An increasing demand for higher performance materials will ensure the use of plastics continues to expand. We provide industry relevant courses that focus on problem solving and product development. They include intensive practical components and are intended for industry professionals who want to further develop their specialised technical knowledge.

Where can Plastics take you?

Graduates can expect to find employment in a number of technical and product development roles throughout the plastics industry. This includes jobs such as fibre composite technician, plastics die setter, plastics engineer, plastics machine operator, plastics process technician and production manager.

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