Certificate III Polymer Processing
|Department:||Centre for Competitive Operations|
|Study Area(s):||Polymer Engineering|
|Course Length:||Flexible (Flexible)|
|Direct Entry:||You can apply for this course directly through Kangan Institute.|
|Mid-year Entry:||This course accepts mid-year applications.|
This course is designed for those operators who use production equipment to directly produce products. They would undertake more advanced operations, typically including start up and shut down in accordance with the operating procedures, and would apply their knowledge to anticipate problems.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Concession||Full fee|
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What costs and other fees should I expect?
Contact us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email@example.com for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course may lead to employment in the plastics manufacturing industry.
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
Certificate III in Polymer Processing contains units which are the beginning of the polymer technician stream and which contribute to a deeper knowledge of polymers and process.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Polymer Processing. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
After you graduate from this course you can continue studies at Kangan Institute in polymer technology with a certificate IV qualification.
Can I apply?
There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course.
How do I apply?
To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 9279 2222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This course may also have a mid-year intake.
How will I be selected for this course?
All applicants will be selected on the strength of their application plus the result of a standard pre-entry written test.
How long is the course?
This is a flexible course.
Where and how can I study?
You will study at the Broadmeadows campus
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.
This course has a mid-year entry.
What will I study?
To be awarded the Certificate III in Polymer Processing competency must be achieved in 21 units
A maximum of six units may be imported from other Training Packages.
Group 1 consists of 4 mandtory units
Group 2 consists of 4 Technical units
Balance are elective units