Plastic and Rubber Technical Education Centre (PARTEC) and Composites Training Centre

PARTEC is one of the Asia Pacific region’s leading plastics training, education and technology diffusion facilities.

Plastic & Engineering Short Courses

Plastic & Engineering Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship Information

Apprenticeships training offered by PARTEC is ideal for many trade apprentices, existing tradespeople and businesses in the mining, advanced manufacturing, energy, water, aviation, transport, marine, fibre composites and construction industries, polymer processing, related toolmaking and tooling design. All training is face-to-face, at our training centre or on site at your place of business.

As an Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO), PARTEC issues qualifications which are recognised Australia wide, in every state and territory and is Queensland’s only RTO for toolmaking, composites and plastic moulding industries. PARTEC also has a contract with the Queensland Government to provide subsidised apprenticeship training for workers who are Queensland residents. 

The training, education, and consulting capability of PARTEC comes from industry recognised up-to-date training facilities and equipment, making it a Centre of Excellence since 1991. Located on the Mt Gravatt TAFE campus Brisbane.

Enquire about an apprenticeship for an apprenticeship in an innovative industry.

View our plastic & engineering apprenticeships page for full details.

Prosthetics and Orthotics Technician Apprenticeship

We now have Certificate III and Certificate IV Prosthetics and Orthotics Technician Apprenticeships


For the Latest in Polytec® Welding

Face-to-face training in Brisbane and Townsville; or trainer can come to you on-site (for groups of 6 or more). Learn more about Polytec® Welding

PARTEC – Providing you with the tools to excel in your industry

Plastics Training Information

Access Short Courses or Apprenticeships Information, including dates, pricing and registrations.

Stay Informed

Find the latest on plastics seminars, demonstrations and more

First Time Training at PARTEC?

Visit our FAQs page for responses to questions on apprenticeships and short courses, along with useful reference materials.

Plastics Identification

Not sure where to start in plastics?

Try the Know Your Plastics short course and access a Plastics Identification Flow Chart.

For Further Information

Phone enquiries:(07) 3849 7878 Enquiry:Contact us online