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 Single Screw Extrusion. We also offer a Twin Screw Extrusion version.
Who Should Consider Certification:
Machine operators, technicians, supervisors, engineers, managers… Anyone working in the extrusion industry should participate in our certification program. Managers should strongly consider offering this certification as a means of benchmarking — to ensure they have a confident and capable production team.
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 their certificate. Those who do not pass receive a detailed report indicating areas in which further improvement is needed, prior to retaking the exam.
- Extrusion Safety
Basic 5S & Housekeeping
Single Screw Extrusion
The Extrusion Process
Product Quality & Troubleshooting
Material Handling & Drying
Plastics Material Basics
Basic Dimensions & Mathematics
How to Prepare for Certification:
Although preparatory training is not necessary to achieve certification, participation in Routsis’s structured training programs can greatly increase a candidate’s chances of successfully completing the examination.
We offer an online training package specifically geared toward helping individuals prepare for and pass this extrusion certification exam. For small and mid-sized companies, our Professional Certification Portals provide a convenient, cost-efficient way to train, benchmark, and certify your employees. Larger companies should consider our exclusive RightStart™ in-house training system.