NOTE: CPSC will no longer be accepting applications for certification at the moment.
Growth in the plastics sector has outpaced all other manufacturing sectors in Canada for more than a decade. As new, more complex technologies and equipments are being used, a more highly skilled workforce is required.
The Certified Plastics Practitioner (Cert.PP) is the first system of its kind in Canada to recognize the unique skills and competencies of practitioners in the Plastics Processing Industry.
Practitioners are measured against a set of National Occupational Standards (NOS) for 13 occupations at varying level of proficiency. These standards are a comprehensive list of skill statements that describe the competencies required to efficiently work in an occupation. Click here for more information on our National Occupational Standards.
This two-step certification system will allow all practitioners, who meet the eligibility criteria, to apply for the Cert.PP designation:
The first step of this two-step certification process is;
- The applicant's self-evaluation against the N.O.S.
The second step is;
- The validation of the practitioners' competencies through confidential peer evaluation.
- A formal review of the practitioners' self-evaluation, the peers' evaluation, and the references will be undertaken by the Standards and Certification Committee.
Get recognized by your industry through certification. To apply for certification, please click here. (Please note our new address: http://www.certpp.ca/public/default.aspx, and remember to bookmark this page.)
CPSC Careers website
This site is intended for educators, counsellors, students and parents, and provides valuable information, links and downloadable resources for training and careers in the plastics industry. It also gives plenty of background info on the history of plastics, its many applications, as well as plastics and the environment.
CPSC will no longer be accepting applications for certification at the moment.