This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Plastics Injection Moulding

Code

5M3080

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

07. Engineering, manufacturing and construction > 2. Manufacturing and processing > 2. Materials (glass, paper, plastic and wood)

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

25-10-2016

Review Date

Deactivation Date

Status

Active

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

This award was developed through the Common Award System. Any providers who wish to offer this award must have their programme validated by QQI before it can be delivered to learners. The provider should check the certificate specification for this award (see above) and its associated minor awards for validation requirements.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

5N3034

Plastics Materials and Processing

5

15

5N3035

Injection Moulding Machine Setting

5

15

5N3036

Injection Moulding Process Optimisation

5

15

5N3037

Injection Moulding Process Control

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0690

Communications

5

15

5N0972

Customer Service

5

15

5N1367

Teamworking

5

15

5N1390

Personal Effectiveness

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N1356

Work Experience

5

15

5N1433

Work Practice

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N3044

Product and Process Validation

5

15

5N3046

Quick Tooling Changeover

5

15

5N3047

Hydraulic Equipment Maintenance

5

15

5N3048

Pneumatic Equipment Maintenance

5

15

5N3155

Plastic Materials Selection

5

15

5N4285

Plastic Part Design

5

15

5N4317

Essentials of Mould Design

5

15

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.