What is a Polymer Technologist Apprenticeship?

The Polymer Technologist Apprenticeship is an ‘earn and learn’ degree programme that combines on-the-job training with academic study.

This three-year programme lead to a level 7 Bachelor of Science in Polymer Technology from Technological University of the Shannon (Midlands). You’ll learn the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary for a successful career in Polymer & plastics processing and beyond. You’ll also earn a salary as you study – so what are you waiting for?

Who is the apprenticeship for?

Career starters: School leavers

Do you want to receive a degree without going down the CAO route?

Career changers: Those who wish to reskill

Working in another industry and looking to get started in the polymer/plastics industry?

Career Progressors; Those who wish to upskill

Working in industry and would like to progess your career with your current or a new employer?

What you need to know

You will be awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Polymer Processing Technology (apprenticeship)

You will study through a blend of lectures, quizzes, discussions, projects and exams

An annual apprentice registration fee of €1,500 applies

You will be a full time employee with your company and earn a salary which is set by your employer

How do I get involved?

  • You will be automatically added to our database and will be informed when companies are hiring.
  • Alternatively you can approach a company requesting them to sponsor your apprenticeship.
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Who's hiring

Enrolling on the apprenticeship programme is like finding a job, you can see the companies that have taken part to date.

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