Training Courses

Smithers Rapra produces short training courses, seminars and training programmes on plastics, rubber materials and processing technology.

We offer an extended range of courses covering polymeric materials and technology to provide support for product developers and manufacturers across all industry sectors. Our courses have developed from our experience in industrial problem solving and are delivered by experts who understand the problems, cost and time constraints faced by people working in industry.

You can access this expertise as open classroom-style training or tailored in-company courses.

Short Courses

Face to face learning in a classroom environment, one or two day courses held at Smithers Rapra’s European headquarters, Shropshire, UK

See all short courses listed below

In-Company Training

Tailored content that can be personalised to your company needs along with the additional onsite consultancy support.

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Course Schedule

Plastics Materials and Products                               

Price (£): 660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 8th - Thurs 9th March 
Weds 4th - Thurs 5th October 

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Introduction to Plastics and Rubber Materials in Medical Devices

Price (£): 660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 26th - Thurs 27th April
Weds 8th - Thurs 9th November

Course Duration: 2 days

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Exploring Plastics Extrusion

Price (£): 660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire UK

Course Dates:
Weds 22nd - Thurs 23rd March
Weds 25th - Thurs 26th October

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Plastics Injection Moulding Technology - What Moulders and Designers Need to Know

Price (£): 660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 26th April - Thurs 27th April
Weds 18th - Thurs 19th October

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Improving Profitability in Injection Moulding

Price (£): 660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:

Weds 1st November - Thurs 2nd November

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Co-Extrusion & Laminated Multilayer Structures - Sheet & Film Applications

Price (£): 495
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 20th September

Course Duration: 1 Day

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Co-Extrusion and Multilayer Structures - Pipe & Blow Moulding applications

Price (£): 495
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Thurs 21st September

Course Duration: One Day

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Introduction to Silicone Elastomers

Price (£): 495
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates: 
Weds 21st June

Course Duration: 1 Day:

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Introduction to Rubber Technology

Price (£): 660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 1st - Thurs 2nd March
Weds 27th - Thurs 28th September

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Polyurethanes: An introduction - Science, Applications, Technology

Price (£): 660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 5th - Thurs 6th April
Weds 11th - Thurs 12th October

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Introduction to Food Contact Materials - Products, Regulations and Testing

Price (£): 660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 17th - Thurs 18th May
Weds 22nd - Thurs 23rd November

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Plastics Materials Technical Datasheets - Reading Between The Lines

Price (£): £660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Dates:
Weds 14th - Thurs 15th June
Weds 29th - Thurs 30th November

Course Duration: 2 Days

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A Practitioner’s Approach to Polyurethane - November 2017

Price (£): £660
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Dates:
Weds 15th - Thurs 16th November

Course Duration: 2 Days

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