New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Processing
Plastics Processing Technology
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the plastics processing industry with people who have the skills and knowledge to operate plastics processing machinery competently and safely. It is intended to be attainable in a variety of plastics processing contexts.
Learners will benefit by having a qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the plastics processing industry, as well as increased skills and knowledge acquisition to improve job performance and career opportunities.
This qualification is designed for people already working in the industry or people wishing to complete a pre-trade qualification before entering the industry.
Graduates will be able to work as competent operators, under limited supervision, in plastics processing operations.
The optional strand in plastics engineering recognises the knowledge and skills required to work in installation, maintenance, and servicing of plastics processing machinery and equipment.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:
Median earnings one year after study
Median earnings two years after study
Median earnings five years after study
Status one year after study
Employment rate two years after study
Examples of related scholarships
Jubilee Trust Education Grants
CCS Disability Action - Northern Region - Cook Opie Trust
up to $10,000
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.