The Plastics-Polymer Engineering Technology certificate program is designed to prepare graduates for employment as operators, molding technicians, material handlers, or mold setters in the field of injection molding. The program also provides entry level skills for employment related to the processes of extrusion, blow molding, and thermoforming. Students will take a combination of lecture and laboratory courses from instructors who have experience in the plastics industry. All credits earned in this certificate program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences in Plastics-Polymer Engineering Technology.
Some classes are transferable into Ferris State University’s four-year Bachelor of Science in Plastics Engineering Technology degree and Manufacturing Engineering degree. Students interested in transferring to FSU should see their faculty advisor for specific information.
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Grand Rapids Community College has been committed to creating an educated workforce by offering occupational programs that lead to gainful employment. We invite you to learn the job outlook for the Plastics-Polymer Engineering Technology Certificate program, our completion rates, and financial cost associated with completion.