ERIC Number: ED419903
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
National Certification in Plastics (NCP). NCP Certified Operator. Candidate Handbook. Second Edition.
Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., Washington, DC.
This handbook provides information for persons who are preparing to take a test for certification in the plastics industry. The nine sections of the handbook provide information on the following: (1) the mission of the Society of the Plastics Industry and the value of the National Certification in Plastics; (2) tips on preparing for the exam; (3) tips on taking the exam; (4) information about what happens after a candidate takes the exam; (5) the body of knowledge a candidate needs to know (basic process control; preventive and corrective action on primary and secondary equipment; handling, storage, packaging , and delivery of plastics materials; quality assurance; safety; tools and equipment; and general knowledge); (6) sample questions; (7) a reference list composed of 24 primary reference materials and 17 secondary reference materials; (8) a list of Sylvan Technology Testing Centers where the certification tests can be taken; and (9) tips on completing the application. An application to take the certification test and a step-by-step process for getting certified are included in the handbook. (KC)
Descriptors: Certification, Credentials, Employment Qualifications, Manufacturing, On the Job Training, Plastics, Postsecondary Education, Standards, Test Content, Test Items, Test Wiseness, Tests
National Certification in Plastics, Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., 1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 600K, Washington, DC 20006; http://www.certifyme.org
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., Washington, DC.