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Injection Molding Technology

The Injection Molding Technology program is eligible for Learn & Work funding to cover the cost of tuition. Click here to complete your application and get registered today.


The injection molding program prepares students for an exciting career in a variety of manufacturing industries including medical devices, electronics, aerospace, transportation, packaging, construction, and many other consumer products.

Courses Covered
Injection Molding Tech 1
Principals of Scientific Molding
Start Dates
9/7/2021
11/01/2021
Program Length
4 Weeks
4 Weeks

The injection molding program prepares students for an exciting career in a variety of manufacturing industries including medical devices, electronics, aerospace, transportation, packaging, construction, and many other consumer products.  Students will receive hands on training learning how to operate and maintain injection molding machines, learn how to trouble shoot and how to switch molds.

 

Schedule

Injection Molding classes are offered in evening classes so you can work while you learn.  Both the level I and level II courses are 80 hours and are scheduled Monday through Friday from 5-9PM.   See the courses tab for more detail.

Career Opportunities
  • Medical Devices Production
  • Automotive Parts Production
  • Technicians and machine operators
  • Plastic materials and equipment sales
  • Distribution channel workers
  • Quality control and inspection

 

Partners

SLCC has many partnerships with employers to ensure that you are gaining the skills that the composites industry in Utah needs.  Merit Medical and BD medical are just two of the local businesses that we maintain relationships with so that we can help you start your career in injection molding.

Investments

Students may choose to take only the level I course or the level I and II courses sequentially.  Both are 80 hour courses and have scholarships and other incentives that could pay for up to the entire tuition keeping you debt-free.

Courses - Summer 2021

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course WTIM 0100
Title Injection Molding Basics
Prerequisite
Description

Students will master the performance objectives in the following categories: plastic materials, plastic processing, machine operation, basic injection mold design and function, print reading, part measurement, math basics and conversions, machine computer operations, safety, SDS and OSHA, Lean Manufacturing and 5S, and teamwork. Course also includes scientific molding principles and practices. 

Section List

WTIM 0100-001
CRN: 32368
Course Type: Lecture/Lab
Dates: Jul 19 - Aug 17
Days: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Credits/Contact Hours: 40
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: Paid for by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register
WTIM 0100-003
CRN: 32369
Course Type: Lecture/Lab
Dates: Jul 19 - Aug 17
Days: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Credits/Contact Hours: 40
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: Paid for by the Utah Works grant
Call 801-957-5200 to register
Course WTIM 0200
Title Principles of Scientific Molding
Prerequisite CEPS 0100, six months on the job training
Description

Builds on the skills gained in Injection Molding Basics and moves the student into the process technician skill set. This includes more advanced work in scientific injection molding. Learning objectives include mold open/close profiles, injection processes, viscosity curves and plastic degradation, balancing molds, gate seals and newer methods of analysis. This course also includes local plant visits to witness the current state-of-the-art techniques used in this industry. 

Section List

WTIM 0200-001
CRN: 25725 or 25726 (STIT)
Course Type: Lecture/Lab
Dates: April 5 - 30
Days: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Credits/Contact Hours: 80
Campus: Westpointe Center
Amount: $900
Call 801-957-5200 to register

Registration Info

Call 801-957-5200