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

04 Sep 2024

Introduction to Automation - Electrical, PLCs & HMI

09 Sep 2024

Injection Moulding Module 3

09 Sep 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

16 Sep 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

20 Sep 2024

Fundamentals of Injection Moulding - Online

30 Sep 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

07 Oct 2024

Injection Moulding Module 1

07 Oct 2024

PLCs- Allen Bradley using RSLogix 5000- Level 1

14 Oct 2024

Injection Moulding Module 4

14 Oct 2024

Maintenance - Electrical

18 Oct 2024

Polymer Study Tour

21 Oct 2024

Injection Moulding Module 2

21 Oct 2024

Siemens Simatic S7 - Level 1

04 Nov 2024

Product and Process Validation

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

09 Dec 2024

Injection Moulding Module 3

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.