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

08 Apr 2024

PLCs- Allen Bradley using RSLogix 5000- Level 1

12 Apr 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

22 Apr 2024

Injection Moulding Module 3

29 Apr 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

03 May 2024

Electrical QQI Level 6 - Accreditation Criteria

13 May 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

13 May 2024

Introduction to Automation - Electrical, PLCs & HMI

13 May 2024

Polymer Conversion Programme for Engineers

16 May 2024

PLCs QQI Level 6 - Accreditation Criteria

22 May 2024

Medical Polymers and Processing Technology

29 May 2024

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

10 Jun 2024

Injection Moulding Module 2

10 Jun 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

09 Sep 2024

Injection Moulding Module 3

09 Sep 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

16 Sep 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

07 Oct 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

14 Oct 2024

Injection Moulding Module 4

14 Oct 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

21 Oct 2024

Injection Moulding Module 2

05 Nov 2024

Thermoforming

07 Nov 2024

Risk Assessment for Polymer Processing

11 Nov 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

13 Nov 2024

Plastic Material Selection Online

18 Nov 2024

Injection Moulding Module 2

16 Dec 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

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.