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 2017

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

Course Duration: 2 days

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Exploring Plastics Extrusion

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

Course Dates:
Weds 22nd - Thurs 23rd March

Course Duration: 2 Days

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

Course details to be announced soon. Please check back for more information.

Plastics Injection Mould Design

Course details to be announced soon. Please check back for more information.

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

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

Course Dates:
Weds 10th May

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 11th May

Course Duration: One Day

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Introduction to Silicone Elastomers

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

Course Dates: 
Weds 7th 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

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

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

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

Course Duration: 2 Days

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