Post Graduate Diploma course in Wood and Panel Products Technology
Ply Bazar News Desk : Indian Plywood Industries Research & Training Institute (IPIRTI) is conducting one year Post Graduate Diploma course in Wood and Panel Products Technology for young science and engineering graduates who are selected on all India merit basis. Training is biased in favor of actual transfer of skills through hands on experience at the pilot plant of the Institute simulating the factory conditions. Trainees are also exposed to actual industrial environment through study tours. To develop communication skills amongst the trainees, seminar presentation and project works are also organized.
The main objective of the course is to prepare the trainees to shoulder various responsibilities in the wood based industries. The course aims at imparting professional knowledge and skills with regard to processing technologies for efficient utilization of wood through conversion into engineered wood and a variety of panel materials/products viz. plywood, particle/fiber board, block board, flush door.
The course also includes processing technology on bamboo mat based panel products and adhesive technology. Standardization aspects with respect to quality management and BIS certification are dealt with in details. Working knowledge on use of computers and internet is also imparted. Emphasis is given not only to theoretical background of various technologies but also acquaintance with wood panel processing machinery and training imparted on operation of machinery in laboratory and pilot plant scale.