Metal and Plastic Processing Workers


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Metal and Plastic Processing Workers

Metal and Plastic Processing Workers - Licensing / Certification

Certification is optional for metal and plastic processing workers. The National Institute for Metalworking Skills has developed standards for metalworking machine operators. Applicants must take a course and pass a written exam. For more information about this credential, contact:

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills
10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 10, Fairfax, VA 22030
Toll Free: 844.839.6467, Phone: 703.352.4971, Fax: 703.352.4991

The Society of Plastics Industry, Inc. certifies workers in the plastic industry. Applicants for certification as a machine operator must:

  • have two years of experience operating a plastics processing machine; and
  • pass a computer-based exam.

For more information, contact:

The Plastics Industry Association
1425 K Street S.W, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.974.5200, Fax: 202.296.7005
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.