Performance Plastics Level I

The IAPD Performance Plastics Certificate Level I exam is based on a broad understanding of the performance plastics industry. It is the best way to secure a solid foundation of performance plastics knowledge.

The content of the Level I exam is based largely on information found in the Introduction to Plastics training manual. It covers materials, properties, fillers and enhancements. Level I will benefit everyone in the performance plastics industry, regardless of experience.


  • You have 60 days to complete Level I
  • You must achieve a score of 85 percent or higher to pass   
  • If you score 85 percent or below, you must retake the full exam at the $129 or $179 member/nonmember price. If you score between 71 and 84 percent, you may retake only the portion of the exam that you missed at the $39 retake price.
  • Exam is open book, open notes - learners may consult co-workers and/or use IAPD's plastics technical resources, etc.


  • Bundle price (Introduction to Plastics + Performance Plastics Level I) - Member price: $154     Enroll Now
  • Special price (IAPD member with 3 or more applicants) - $119 each       Enroll Now
  • Special price (IAPD member with 20 or more applicants) - $99 each       Enroll Now
  • Reduced fee for a retake: $39 for members      Enroll Now


Introduction to Plastics, 12th Edition

The content of the Level I exam is based largely on information found in the Introduction to Plastics training manual.



Bundle: Introduction to Plastics + Plastics Level I

Save 20% when you purchase Introduction to Plastics training manual and Plastics Level I Certificate Program together.



Learner Confidentiality Agreement

All IAPD Certificate Program learners must agree to the following Learner Confidentiality Agreement.

By applying for an IAPD Certificate Program, you indicate you understand, acknowledge and agree to the following:

  • The questions and answers on the exams are the exclusive and confidential property of IAPD.
  • You may not disclose exam questions or answers or discuss any of the content of exam materials with any person, without prior written approval of IAPD.
  • Not to copy or attempt to make copies (written, photocopied, or otherwise) of any exam material, including, without limitation, any exam questions or answers.
  • Not to sell, license, distribute, give away, or obtain from any other source other than IAPD exam materials, questions or answers.
  • Your obligations under this agreement shall continue to be in effect after the examination and, if applicable, after termination of your certificate, regardless of the reason or reasons for termination, and whether such termination is voluntary or involuntary.