The Associate of Applied Science in Plastics Engineering Technology program is designed by expert faculty to provide students with industry-focused learning. Graduates seek careers in plastics engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, or engineering management.
Set a solid foundation in the Human Services field with a 2-year associate degree in Plastics Engineering Technology. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
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The dynamic and industry-specific Plastics Engineering Technology program allows students to gain industry-specific technical knowledge and skills. Receive a blend of academic and experiential learning to prepare for the actual engineering workforce. The degree lets students:
Interested in learning plastic material engineering techniques and processes? Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree in Plastics Engineering Technology allows students to gain the skills and knowledge required to enter or advance in the field.
Throughout the Plastics Engineering Technology associate degree program, students learn about the fundamentals of quality control, plastics processing, scaled manufacturing systems, and much more. The program is focused on work-based training which improves team building, communication, and other professional skills.
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The Plastics Engineering Technology associate degree program teaches students fundamentals of plastics engineering and skills required to make a career as a plastics process technician, maintenance technician, and more.
The Plastics Engineering Technology associate degree program imparts learning of core concepts of plastics engineering such as identifying tools and equipment, quality control, blow molding, and more. The curriculum allows students to:
Blue Ridge CTC offers a holistic, industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
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Throughout the Plastics Engineering Technology associate degree program, students learn practical skills on how to:
Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.