Welcome to
First Polymer Training Skillnet

First Polymer Training (FPT) Skillnet operates as a training network for the Irish Polymer Industry and is co-funded under the government’s Skillnet Ireland initiative. Our aim is to deliver world-class talent development solutions to meet the specific needs of the our industry.

FPT offers a range of scheduled online and in-person training programmes and can also develop bespoke in-house programmes to meet your company’s specific needs.

To discuss how we can best support you, get in touch with a member of our Team or contact us by phone +353 (0)90 6471223 or email info@firstpolymer.com.

Upcoming Training Programmes

19 Feb 2024

Product and Process Validation

19 Feb 2024

Injection Moulding Module 2

23 Feb 2024

Injection Moulding for Quality Engineers Online Delivery

26 Feb 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

29 Feb 2024

Risk Assessment for Polymer Processing

01 Mar 2024

Electrical QQI Level 6 - Accreditation Criteria

04 Mar 2024

Injection Moulding Module 4

04 Mar 2024

Siemens Simatic S7 - Level 1

11 Mar 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

28 Mar 2024

Fundamentals of Ultrasonic Welding

08 Apr 2024

Siemens TIA-1200/1500 PLCs

12 Apr 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

22 Apr 2024

Injection Moulding Module 3

29 Apr 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

30 Apr 2024

Injection Moulding Module 4

03 May 2024

Electrical QQI Level 6 - Accreditation Criteria

13 May 2024

Injection Moulding Module 2

16 May 2024

PLCs QQI Level 6 - Accreditation Criteria

20 May 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

22 May 2024

Medical Polymers and Processing Technology

27 May 2024

Thermoforming

10 Jun 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

09 Sep 2024

Injection Moulding Module 3

09 Sep 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

14 Oct 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

Our Promoting Agency

Polymer Technology Ireland (PTI) represents the plastics and polymer technology industry in Ireland. Membership of PTI includes suppliers of raw materials, services and equipment to the industry as well as the leading polymer processors in Ireland. It is one of 42 trade associations within Ibec. Through First Polymer Training Skillnet and the Polymer Technology Apprenticeship, PTI deliver technical training to drive skills development for the industry. Polymer Technology Ireland (PTI), led by Mark McAuley, represents and supports a broad and diverse mix of members from the Irish polymer sector.