Degree in Polymer Processing

Dates: To be verified

Duration: 2 years part-time - primarily online ( Sept- May each year)

Location: Athlone and Sligo

Accreditation: B. Engineering in Polymer Processing

Programme overview

Going back to college doesn’t have to be hard.

With our programmes you can fit going back to college to suit your life style.

Are you interested in gaining a qualification in plastics, without leaving your job?

Would you like to attend online lectures when and where you want?

Are you comfortable using the internet and email?

Would you like to gain credit/exemptions for programmes that you have already completed with First Polymer Training?

Would you like to gain credit/exemptions for study already undertaken or for work experience achieved?

If so then we have the programme for you. We have three part-time programmes.

Certificate in Polymer Technology – Level 6

LEVEL:  6

Download all the details on the Certificate in Polymer Technology Level 6 here

DURATION:     1 YEAR- PART-TIME- PRIMARILY ONLINE. (September – May).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:   LEVEL 5 Qualification (Leaving Certificate) and preferably be working in the industry with a technical aptitude. For those who do not have the required entry qualification RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) may apply.

FULL FEES:  €2450 per year or €1225 per semester

FUNDING:    30% available via your employer from First Polymer Training. €1715 total cost or €858 per semester. If you decide to apply and are accepted please let us know (before paying a deposit) if you wish to avail of funding.

B. Engineering in Polymer Processing – Level 7

Download all the details on B.Engineering in Polymer Processing Level 7 here

LEVEL:   7

DURATION:     2 YEARS- PART-TIME- PRIMARILY ONLINE (Sept – May each year).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:   Level 6 trade/engineering qualification plus at least 5 years’ experience in industry. For those who do not have the required entry qualification RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) may apply.

FULL FEES:  €3400 per year or €1700 per semester

FUNDING:    30% available via your employer from First Polymer Training. €2380 total cost per year or €1190 per semester. If you decide to apply and are accepted please let us know (before paying a deposit) if you wish to avail of funding.

B. Engineering in Polymer Processing – Level 8

Download all the details on the B.Engineering (Hons) in Polymer Processing Level 8 here

LEVEL:   8

DURATION:     2 YEARS- PART-TIME- PRIMARILY ONLINE (Sept – May each year).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:   Level 7 BEng in Polymer Processing, Polymer Engineering or a related discipline.

FULL FEES:  €4,200 or €2,100 per semester

FUNDING:   30% available via your employer from First Polymer Training. €2940 total cost per year or €1470 per semester. If you decide to apply and are accepted please let us know (before paying a deposit) if you wish to avail of funding.

 

Please contact Catherine Collins at First Polymer Training Skillnet, if you are interested in this programme and wish to avail of funding. Please note funding is available to a limited number of participants.

Tel: 090 6471223 or email c.collins@firstpolymer.com

 

 

 

 

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