About First Polymer Training SkillnetFirst 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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Course Title Starts Ends Cost Details PLCs- Allen Bradley using SLC5000- Level 1 06/03/2017 10/03/2017 €1595 Details Injection Moulding Module 3 13/03/2017 16/03/2017 €1495 Details Plastics Materials & Processing for Medical Devices 20/03/2017 23/03/2017 €1495 Details Introduction to Lean Manufacturing 24/03/2017 24/03/2017 €195 Details PLCs - Siemens Simatic S7 - Level 2 27/03/2017 31/03/2017 €1595 Details
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.
Please note our training programmes are subsidised using Skillnets funding. If you are already in receipt of other sources of public or grant funding for training (such as Enterprise Ireland, IDA, Udaras na Gaetachta etc.….) you cannot pay for any of our training courses using these funds. We can only accept payment from private enterprise sources.
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 right up to Level 7 and additional networking opportunities with your industry peers on our programmes.
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All our courses are FREE to Jobseekers subject to availability and meeting the criteria.Jobseekers
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.
Specific courses are also delivered each year to cater purely for jobseekers to facilitate upskilling, to address shortages the industry is experiencing in polymer technician and engineering roles. Free Injection Moulding and Manufacturing Skills Dates 14th – 18th August & 28th August - 01st September 2017 (10 days)
For more details on FREE training please read more
Please click on the link to check if you meet the job-seeker criteria. - http://www.skillnets.ie/job-seekers/eligibility-criteria
New to Plastics?
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.
First Polymer Training SKILLNET
On 16 February 2017 First Polymer Training Skillnet hosted a Medical Polymers and Processing Technology seminar at its training centre in Athlone. Over 40 companies attended on the day to hear about material selection for medical applications, medtech regulatory changes and increasing challenges in processing.
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