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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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    Course TitleStartsEndsCostDetails
    Injection Moulding Module 2 05/02/2007 09/02/2007 €1495 Details
    Six Sigma Green Belt 07/02/2007 13/02/2007 €1795 Details
    Midmed - Technicial Report Writing 07/02/2007 07/02/2007 Details
    Train the Trainer 25/02/2008 27/02/2008 €1495 Details
    Injection Moulding Module 3 19/02/2008 22/02/2008 €1495 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 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.

    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


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  • 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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Padraic Lunn talks about extruding of medical tubing at FPT’s recent Medical Polymers seminar

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What our trainees are saying about First Polymer Training Skillnet

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What our trainees are saying about our courses.

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