Polymer Processing Technology apprenticeship programme offers a degree by apprenticeship over a 3 year period. It is delivered by a blended combination of 70% on-the-job employer-based training and 30% off-the-job training. The programme focusses on applied principles of polymer processing technologies in injection, blow and extrusion moulding and the associated areas of materials and engineering science. The apprentice will have a comprehensive aptitude to define processing parameters and initialise polymer processing technologies. They offer individuals a unique career opportunity to qualify as polymer technologists gaining invaluable hands on experience over a 3 year period while receiving a salary.
A pass leaving cert is required as the minimum entry requirement but if the apprentice is over 23 they are exempt.