Developed from our experience in industrial problem solving, our scheduled courses are delivered by experts who understand the problems, cost and time constraints faced by people working in industry. Benefit from expert tutors with breadth and depth of realworld experience and individual attention in small groups.

Looking for something else or for a course delivered at a time and place to suit your needs? Find out about our in-company training

For in-person courses, full details of the measures in place to support the safety of attendees will be included in the joining instructions​.

IOM3 Quality Assured Training


Smithers is an IOM3 Quailty Assured training provider and our courses are approved towards professional development.

ONLINE COURSES

  • High quality content from our industry experts
  • Flexible learning, study when it suits you 
  • 28 days access to recorded course modules allowing you to learn at your own pace
  • Same high quality Smithers' training experience
  • CPD credits: All courses are IOM3 accreditied
  • No travel costs or complexities
  • Live Q&A with course tutors - ask questions and consolidate learning
  • Electronic copies of course notes
  • *EB  = Early Bird. See registration options on course listings pages for applicable Early Bird offers and expiry dates
       
Course Dates Duration Price
       
       
ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING: PLASTICS
       
       
Plastics Technology - An Introduction ONLINE 12 Dec 22 - 9 Jan 23
23 Jan - 20 Feb 2023
5 Jun - 3 Jul 2023
11 Sep - 9 Oct 2023
13 Nov - 11 Dec 2023
5 hours (2022)
£652, £518 EB*
(2023)
£677, £538 EB*
       
Recycling of Plastics and Managing their Environmental Impact ONLINE ​12 Dec 22 - 9 Jan 23
30 Jan - 27 Feb 2023
3 Apr - 1 May 2023
4 Sep - 1 May 2023
13 Nov - 11 Dec 2023
5 hours + (2022)
£482, £408 EB*
(2023)
£499, £430 EB*
 
       
Understanding Polymer Durability in Critical Applications ONLINE 20 Feb - 20 Mar 2023
8 May - 5 Jun 2023
17 Jul - 14 Aug 2023
23 Oct -20 Nov 2023
4 hours (2023)
£499, £430 EB*
       
Introduction to Polyurethanes ONLINE 6 Mar - 3 Apr 2023
8 May - 5 Jun 2023
4 Sep - 2 Oct 2023
13 Nov - 11 Dec 2023
6 hours (2023)
£499, £430 EB*
       
Investigating and Prevention of Failures in Plastic Components ONLINE 23 Jan  - 20 Feb 2023
24 Apr - 22 May 2023
17 July - 14 Aug 2023
18 Sep - 16 Oct 2023
4 hours + (2023)
£499, £430 EB*
       
       
ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING: RUBBER AND ELASTOMERS
       
       
Introduction to Rubber Technology ONLINE ​12 Dec 22 - 9 Jan 23
16 Jan - 13 Feb 2023
8 May - 5 Jun 2023
31 Jul - 28 Aug 2023
2 Oct - 30 Oct 2023
6 hours + (2022)
£652, £518 EB*
(2023)
£677, £538 EB*
 
       
Introduction to Silicone Elastomers ONLINE 20 Feb - 20 Mar 2023
3 Apr - 1 Mat 2023
26 Jun - 24 Jul 2023
4 Sep - 2 Oct 2023
4 hours (2023)
£499, £430 EB*
 
       
Investigating and Prevention of Failures in Rubber Components ONLINE 23 Jan - 20 Feb 2023
24 Apr - 22 May 2023
31 Jul - 28 Aug 2023
23 Oct - 20 Nov 2023
4 hours (2023)
£499, £430 EB*
       
Sealing with Elastomers ONLINE 16 Jan - 13 Feb 2023
3 Apr - 1 May 2023
26 Jun - 24 Jul 2023
4 Sep - 2 Oct 2023
4 hours (2023)
£499, £430 EB*
       
NEW Foundations in Rubber Materials ONLINE 16 Jan - 13 Feb 2023
26 Jun - 24 Jul 2023
4 hours (2023)
£499, £430 EB*
       
       
KEY APPLICATIONS AND REGULATIONS
       
       
Introduction to Food Contact Materials - Products, Regulations and Testing ONLINE ​12 Dec 22 - 9 Jan 23
16 Jan - 13 Feb 2023
8 May - 5 Jun 2023
4 Sep - 2 Oct 2023
13 Nov - 11 Dec 2023
6 hours (2022)
£652, £518 EB*
(2023)
£677, £538 EB*
       
Introduction to Plastic and Rubber in Medical Devices ONLINE 3 Apr - 1 May 2023
3 Jul - 31 Jul 2023
11 Sep - 9 Oct 2023
13 Nov - 11 Dec 2023
6 hours (2023)
£677, £538 EB*
       
       
 


IN-PERSON COURSES

  • Courses are held in Shropshire, UK
  • Expert tutors with breadth and depth of industry experience
  • Individual attention, small groups
  • CPD credits: All courses are IOM3 accreditied
  • We can run these courses and others for a private group at your company - contact us for details
  • Details of the measures in place to support the safety of attendees will be included in the joining instructions​ - contact us for more information
 
       
Course Dates Duration Price
       
       
ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING: PLASTICS
       
       
Plastics Technology - An Introduction 29-30 Mar 2023
21-22 Jun 2023
1-2 Nov 2023
2 days (2023) £842
       
Recycling Plastics and Managing Their Environmental Impact 7 Jun 2023
29 Nov 2023
1 day (2023) £637
       
Understanding Polymer Durability in Critical Applications 10 May 2023
25 Oct 2023
1 day (2023) £637
       
Exploring Plastics Extrusion 22-23 Feb 2023
20-21 Sep 2023
2 days (2023) £842
       
Plastics Injection Moulding Technology 17-18 May 2023
11-12 Oct 2023
2 days (2023) £842
       
Polyurethanes: An introduction - Science, Applications, Technology 15-16 Mar 2023
18-19 Oct 2023
2 days (2023) £842
       
A Practitioner’s Approach to Polyurethane 22-23 Nov 2023
 
2 days (2023) £842
       
Investigating and Prevention of Failures in Plastic Components 17 May 2023
27 Sep 2023
1 day (2023) £637
       
       
ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING: RUBBER AND ELASTOMERS
       
       
Introduction to Rubber Technology 1-2 Feb 2023
12-13 Jul 2023
15-16 Nov 2023
2 days (2023) £842
       
Introduction to Silicone Elastomers 1 Mar 2023
13 Sep 2023
1 day (2023) £637
       
Investigating and Prevention of Failures in Rubber Components 30 Nov
19 Apr 2023
28 Sep 2023
1 day (2022) £613
(2023) £637
       
Sealing with Elastomers 22 Mar 2023
6 Sep 2023
1 day (2023) £637
       
       
KEY APPLICATIONS AND REGULATIONS
       
       
Introduction to Food Contact Materials - Products, Regulations and Testing 15-16 Feb 2023
8-9 Nov 2023
2 days (2023) £842
       
Introduction to Plastics and Rubber Materials in Medical Devices 26-27 Apr 2023
4-5 Oct 2023
2 days (2023) £842
       
       
       
 




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