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

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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

NEW: Introduction to Plastics Technology   

Price (£): 680
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 7th - Thurs 8th March 2018

Weds 23rd - Thurs 24th May 2018

Weds 19th - Thurs 20th September 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Introduction to Plastics and Rubber Materials in Medical Devices

Price 2018 (£) 680
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 14th - Thurs 15th March 2018

Weds 5th - Thurs 6th December 2018

Course Duration: 2 days  

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Exploring Plastics Extrusion

Price (£) 680
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire UK

Course Dates:
Weds 10th - Thurs 11th April 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days 

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Improving Profitability in Injection Moulding

Price (£): £510
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 2nd May 2018
Weds 7th November 2018

Course Duration: 1 Day

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NEW: Introduction to Rapid Prototyping in Plastics

Price (£): 680
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 25th - Thurs 26th April 2018

Weds 17th - Thurs 18th October 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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NEW: Introduction to Buying Plastic Products

Price (£): 680
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 21st - Thurs 22nd  March 2018

Weds 31st - Thurs 1st November 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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NEW: Introduction to Thermoplastic Elastomers

Price (£): 680
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 6th - Thurs 7th June 2018

Weds 5th - Thurs 6th September 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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NEW: Introduction to Injection Moulding

Price (£): 680
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 26th - Thurs 27th September 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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NEW: Extrusions - A Commercial Appreciation

Price (£): 510
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 3rd October 2018

Course Duration: 1 day

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Introduction to Silicone Elastomers

Price (£): 510
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates: 
Weds 20th June 2018

Course Duration: 1 Day:

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Introduction to Rubber Technology

Price 2017 (£) 660  
Price 2018 (£) 680

Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 14th- Thurs 15th February 2018

Weds 13th - Thurs 14th June 2018

Weds 14th - Thurs 15th November 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Polyurethanes: An introduction - Science, Applications, Technology

Price (£): 680
Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 28th February - Thurs 1st March 2018

Weds 12th - Thurs 13th September 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Introduction to Food Contact Materials - Products, Regulations and Testing

Price 2017 (£) 660  
Price 2018 (£) 680

Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Course Dates:
Weds 16th - Thurs 17th May 2018

Weds 21st - Thurs 22nd November 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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A Practitioner’s Approach to Polyurethane 

Price 2017 (£) 660  
Price 2018 (£) 680

Location: Shawbury, Shropshire, UK

Dates:
Weds 10th - Thurs 11th October 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

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Smithers Essentials: E&L Fundamentals

Course Dates:
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Course Duration: 2 Days

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Smithers Essentials: Tire Modeling

Course Dates:
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Course Duration: 2 Days

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