New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Processing

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Subject area

Plastics Processing Technology

Qualification

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.

Entry requirements

None.

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 required to manage, optimise, and maintain the processing of plastics in a plastics processing operation.

This qualification is designed for people already working in the plastics processing industry. Graduates will be able to work under broad guidance and may have some responsibility for the performance of others.

The qualification includes strands in Blown Film Extrusion, Extrusion, Extrusion Blow Moulding, Injection Moulding, Injection Stretch Blow Moulding and Rotational Moulding. Each strand recognises the knowledge and skills required to operate and manage plant and equipment safely within a specialised area within plastics processing.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:

$31,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$51,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

44%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rebecca L. Lynch Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Graduate Women North Shore Charitable Trust - RLL Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee

Value:

Non-resident tuition fees, registration fees, and room and board are covered by the scholarship.

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Email: info@hangaarorau.nz
Web: http://www.hangaarorau.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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