Name of qualification Name of qualification: Brizgalec/brizgalka plastičnih masAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Plastic injection moulding worker
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Supplementary Qualification, SQF level 4
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Supplementary Qualification
Duration Duration of education:
52 hours
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • At least completed upper secondary vocational education,
  • 1 year of work experience in polymer processing procedures or 2 years in industrial production.

ISCED field Field:
Engineering, manufacturing and construction
ISCED subfield subfield: materials (glass, paper, plastic and wood)
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 4
EQF Level: EQF 4


01. 01. 2018 to 31. 12. 2022

Learning outcomes:

Candidates will be able to:

  • use plastic materials and check their suitability: is familiar with trade names, specifications and basic chemical, processing and physical properties of basic plastic materials
  • prepare material in advance and identify independently the key parameter values for processing using the injection moulding procedure, and explain process parameters and protocols;
  • understand the basics of the design and assembly of injection moulding tools;
  • identify the injection moulding technology for a particular material or product;
  • mount, assemble, disassemble and dismount injection moulding tools independently;
  • set peripheral devices (material dryers, mills, manipulators, process control, temperature control devices) and injection moulding machines
  • supervise a selected production process of injection moulding, carry out the basic optimisation of the process and eliminate the most obvious product defects pursuant to the prescribed protocol;
  • put forth options for technological improvements of a process, tools or installation;
  • manage controllers and process parameter settings on a machine

Assesment and completion:

Verification of the attainment of the learning outcomes identified in the qualification standard will be carried out in several ways:

  • Written assignments
  • Practical examination
  • Oral defence

Conditions for obtaining a public document:
  • Attendance at lectures (at least 75%);
  • Successfully passed examination.

Awarding body:

Razvojni center orodjarstva Slovenije - TECOS


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