Routsis Training’s globally recognized Professional Certification demonstrates a broad-spectrum understanding of the extrusion industry.
In order to attain certification, candidates must have a working knowledge of extrusion safety, machinery, processing, materials, and quality — and demonstrate a solid understanding of current industry best practices. This edition of the certification exam focuses on Twin Screw Extrusion. We also offer a Single Screw Extrusion version.
Who Should Consider Certification:
Anyone working in the extrusion industry should consider Level 1 Certification for Extrusion Professionals. For individuals, this certification can help advance their careers and industry standing. Companies should strongly consider offering this certification exam to their employees. A certified workforce gives managers confidence that their team will be able to rise to the challenges of a modern manufacturing environment.
How to Get Certified:
This comprehensive exam is conducted entirely online. The test takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete — with a time limit of 3 hours. Upon completion of the exam, participants are immediately notified whether they’ve passed or not, via email. Those who attain a passing score will receive both a frameable certificate and a wallet-sized card, via post, within two weeks. Those who do not pass receive a detailed report indicating areas in which further improvement is needed.
- Extrusion Safety
- Basic 5S & Housekeeping
- Twin Screw Extrusion
- The Extrusion Process
- Product Quality & Troubleshooting
- Material Handling & Drying
- Plastics Material Basics
- Basic Dimensions & Mathematics
How to Prepare for Certification:
Although preparation training is not necessary to achieve certification, participation in Routsis’s structured Extrusion training can greatly increase a candidate’s chances of successfully completing the examination. Most of our corporate customers use Routsis Training’s exclusive RightStart™ in-house employee development system. For individuals and small companies, we offer an online training package specifically geared toward preparing for and attaining Certification.