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

Tuesday Jan 9th, 2024
Postage Rate Change and Promotions 2024

Postage Rate Change and Promotions 2024

Date: January 9th, 2024
Time: 11:00 am
Where: Machine Shed
11151 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322

Cost: $20 per person

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Postal Inspector

Date: March 8th, 2024
Registration: 11:00-11:30 am
Where: Wellmark, INC
1331 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Cost: $20 per person

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Attendee Name, Company