Professional course

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

-W.B. Yeats

MDP Online: Mailpiece Design

This is the only mailpiece design certification program approved by the US Postal Service. This self-paced eLearning course was announced during the National Postal Forum – the cost is $75 per person payable through NCED.

This course includes:
• Postal addressing standards
• Classes of mail and processing categories
• POSTNET, Intelligent Mail and parcel barcoding formats, and print specifications
• Designing automation letters and flats (tabbing, polywrap, deflection, flexibility, etc.)
• Reply mail (Business, Courtesy, Meter, and Permit Reply and Merchandise Return Service)
• Address Information Products and Move Update

Participants will also receive information on design standards for Customized Market Mail, Repositionable Notes, Election Mail Logos, Privately Printed Labels and Reusable Envelopes. The certification exam can be taken online at the participant’s convenience.

The Professional Certificate Program was developed by the United States Postal Service in conjunction with industry leaders and nationally recognized postal consultants. The Professional Certificate Program is designed to provide opportunities for PCC members to receive training through the PCC and achieve the recognition that comes with continuing education.


Next Event

March 1st, 2023
PCC Lunch and Learn: Informed Delivery

March PCC Lunch and Learn: Informed Delivery Cost: $25/person

Registration: 11:30 AM
Start Time: 11:30 AM

USPS Headquarters
7900 Hickman RD
Windsor Heights, IA 50324

RSVP to Dan Dare @ no later than Feb 24th by Noon
Registration by PayPal- Coming Soon

July Postage Rate Change
$25/person, Walk-ins $30

8 AM Tuesday, July 11, 2023
The Machine Shed
1115 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322

RSVP to Dan Dare @ no later than July 7th by Noon.
Registration by PayPal- Coming Soon