TechCert™ for Injection Molded Part & Mold Designers

Certification Training for Production Teams

Specifically developed for designers and engineers, Routsis’s TechCert™ delivers the most efficient workforce certification training available to the plastics industry — with a powerful combination of metered online training, course study guides, technical webinars, hands-on assignments, and instructor-led Q&A sessions.

Our TechCert™ training is designed for small groups of 6 to 12 employees. For larger companies, we can help you split your workforce into smaller groups for more efficient training. Please contact us to discuss the best way to get all your production team certified.

The TechCert™ 10-Week Injection Molding Certification Program includes…

  • 29 Online Courses + Study Guides (29-58 hours)
  • 5 Instructor-Led Webinars with Q&A (5 hours)
  • Level 1 Professional Certification Exam (1-3 hours)
  • Printed Certificate + Wallet Card for Each Participant

Weeks 1 & 2 : Scientific Molding 101

Online Courses + Study Guides (6-12 hours):

  • An Introduction to Injection Molding
  • The Injection Molding Machine
  • The Injection Molding Process
  • The Injection Mold
  • Understanding Plastics Materials
  • Establishing a Scientific Injection Molding Process

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topic: Scientific Molding Review
  • Instructor Q&A

Weeks 3 & 4 : Plastic Part Design

Online Courses + Study Guides (6-12 hours):

  • Product Development & the Prototype Process
  • Mechanical Behavior of Polymers
  • Mold Filling, Gating & Weld Lines
  • Shrinkage, Warpage, & Ejection
  • Mechanical Fasteners, Press & Snap Fits
  • Welding & Adhesives Bonding Technology

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topics: Visco-Elastic Behavior & Practical Rheology
  • Instructor Q&A

Weeks 5 & 6 : Mathematics & Moldmaking

Online Courses + Study Guides (5-10 hours):

  • Math for Scientific Molders, Part 1
  • Math for Scientific Molders, Part 2
  • Injection Mold Fundamentals
  • Mold Machining Methods, Part 1
  • Mold Machining Methods, Part 2

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topics: Material Selection & Mold Simulation Concerns
  • Instructor Q&A

Weeks 7 & 8 : Tooling & Mold Design

Online Courses + Study Guides (6-12 hours):

  • 2-Plate, 3-Plate, and Hot Runner Molds
  • Mold Bases, Tool Steels & Heat Treating
  • External and Internal Actions
  • Ejection, Venting and Cooling
  • Part Gating Methods
  • Runners, Filling Software, and the Design Process

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topic: The Importance of Mold Venting
  • Instructor Q&A

Weeks 9 & 10 : Engineering Drawings

Online Courses + Study Guides (6-12 hours):

  • Introduction to Engineering Drawings
  • Multiview Drawings
  • Sectional Views
  • Dimensions and Tolerances, Part 1
  • Dimensions and Tolerances, Part 2
  • Part Feature Specifications

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topic: Sensor & Mold Instrumentation Technology
  • Instructor Q&A

Professional Certification Exam

Injection Mold & Plastic Part Design Certification Exam (Level 1)

Testing Categories Include:

  • Basic Scientific Molding
  • Injection Mold Basics
  • Basic Dimensions & Mathematics
  • Plastics Materials
  • Plastics Part Design
  • Tooling Design Fundamentals

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10-Week Training + Certification Exam

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†  TechCert™ training is designed for teams. Please contact us for pricing. All prices are listed in U.S. Dollars (USD). Prices are provided for reference purposes only and are subject to change without notice.