TechCert™ for Injection Molders

Certification Training for Production Teams

Specifically developed for injection molding processors and technicians, 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…

  • 19 Online Courses + Study Guides (19-38 hours)
  • 5 SkillSet™ Labs with Worksheets (5 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 : Introduction

Online Courses + Study Guides (4-8 hours):

  • An Introduction to Injection Molding
  • The Injection Molding Machine
  • The Injection Molding Process
  • The Injection Mold

SkillSet™ Lab + Worksheet (1-hour lab):

  • The 5S System, Step 1: Sorting

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topic: Injection Molding Safety
  • Worksheet Overview + Q&A

Weeks 3 & 4 : Scientific Molding

Online Courses + Study Guides (4-8 hours):

  • Establishing a Scientific Injection Molding Process
  • Processing Parameters for Scientific Molders, Introduction
  • Processing Parameters for Scientific Molders, Process
  • Processing Parameters for Scientific Molders, Part Removal

SkillSet™ Lab + Worksheet (1-hour lab):

  • The 5S System, Step 2: Straightening
  • Measuring Melt Temperature
  • Measuring Coolant Temperature

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topic: 5 Rules of Processing
  • Worksheet Overview + Q&A

Weeks 5 & 6 : Plastics Materials & Drying

Online Courses + Study Guides (3-6 hours):

  • Understanding Plastics Materials
  • Material Drying Technology for Scientific Molders, Part 1
  • Material Drying Technology for Scientific Molders, Part 2

SkillSet™ Lab + Worksheet (1-hour lab):

  • The 5S System, Step 3: Sweeping
  • 1st Stage Injection Speed
  • 1st Stage Injection Transfer

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topic: Purging Basics
  • Worksheet Overview + Q&A

Weeks 7 & 8 : Mathematics & Electric Machinery

Online Courses + Study Guides (4-8 hours):

  • Understanding Electric Injection Molding Machines
  • Processing with Electric Injection Molding Machines
  • Math for Scientific Molders, Part 1
  • Math for Scientific Molders, Part 2

SkillSet™ Lab + Worksheet (1-hour lab):

  • The 5S System, Step 4: Standardizing
  • 2nd Stage Packing Pressure
  • 2nd Stage Packing Time

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topic: Inputs vs Outputs
  • Worksheet Overview + Q&A

Weeks 9 & 10 : Scientific Troubleshooting

Online Courses + Study Guides (4-8 hours):

  • Scientific Troubleshooting, Part 1 - Introduction
  • Scientific Troubleshooting, Part 2 - Visual Defects
  • Scientific Troubleshooting, Part 3 - Dimensional Defects
  • Scientific Troubleshooting, Part 4 - Material & Cycle Defects

SkillSet™ Lab + Worksheet (1-hour lab):

  • The 5S System, Step 5: Sustaining
  • Scientific Process Documentation

Webinar + Q&A (1 hour):

  • Topic: Process Documentation & Troubleshooting
  • 5S Worksheet Overview

Professional Certification Exam

Single Screw Extrusion Professional Certification Exam (Level 1)

Testing Categories Include:

  • Injection Molding Safety
  • Basic 5S & Housekeeping
  • General Molding Process
  • Injection Mold Basics
  • Molding Machinery Basics
  • Plastics Material Basics
  • Basic Scientific Molding
  • Defect Troubleshooting
  • Basic Quality & Mathematics

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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.