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  • About FPT

    About First Polymer Training Skillnet

    First Polymer Training (FPT) Skillnet operates as a training network for the  Plastics Industry in Ireland  and is funded under the government's Skillnets initiative.

    The aim of FPT Skillnet is to deliver training that is focused on the specific needs of the plastics industry and includes certification and development.


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  • Next Month @ FPT
    Course TitleStartsEndsCostDetails
    Electrical QQI Level 6– Accreditation Criteria 04/11/2016 04/11/2016 Details
    Injection Moulding Module 3 07/11/2016 10/11/2016 €1495 Details
    PLCs- Allen Bradley using SLC5000- Level 1 07/11/2016 11/11/2016 €1595 Details
    Injection Moulding Module 1 14/11/2016 17/11/2016 €1495 Details
    Product and Process Validation 21/11/2016 25/11/2016 €1195 Details
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  • Companies

    Avail of  subsidised training for your company and access subject matter experts in polymer processing, material and design. First Polymer Training Skillnet (FPT) can deliver any of our courses in house which can be tailored to suit your specific requirements. If your organisation is participating in the JobBridge Scheme , please note that interns on this scheme can avail of any of our training courses listed free of charge during their internship (subject to availability). If you know of a suitable candidate or of your company would like to give a work placement, please let us know.  

  • Employees


    Get the training you need by upskilling in the Plastics  sector and/or region you work in, at a subsidised cost to your company.

    There are clear progression paths from Level 5. Level 6 and  right up to Level 7 and additional networking opportunities with your industry peers on our programmes.

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  • Jobseekers

    All our courses are FREE to Jobseekers and Jobbridge participants subject to availability and meeting the criteria.

    There is a shortage of experienced polymer technicians and engineers in the plastics industry. We offer FREE training (subject to availability), providing you with the skills that the plastics industry is looking for.

    Please click on the link to check if you meet the job-seeker criteria. -

  • New to Plastics?

    Plastics Materials & Processing for Medical Devices

    This programme is also suitable for anyone who wishes to know more about plastics materials and how they are processed and tested. Validation is also covered on this programme and it is becoming much more important across general manufacturing and not just in the manufacture of medical devices.

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Degree in Polymer Processing

B. Engineering Degree
in Polymer Processing


5S, SMED, Injection
Moulding 1 & 2

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