The Plastic Technology certificate addresses the basic competencies and skills needed to meet the requirements for employment in the plastics industry. The program content is designed to train the student who is new to the plastics industry, and also to update the skills of seasoned workers in the plastic industry, with the most current technology. The curriculum will prepare the student to be employed in a quality or testing lab, as a production technician, or entry level process technician.
Protective shop clothing and eye protection supplies required for the program will be purchased by the student.
Students who satisfactorily complete the program requirements qualify for a certificate of program completion. All program required courses must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or better.
Schoolcraft program code # CRT.00219
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First Year - Fall Semester
Total Credits: 13
First Year - Winter Semester
Total Credits: 12
First Year - Spring/Summer Session
Total Credits: 5-7
Program Total: 30-32 Credits
Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor or counselor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.