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

Save The Date
Holiday Luncheon- Tuesday, December 7th

Join us at the Botanical Gardens December 7th for our 2021 Holiday event featuring comedian Doug Thompson. Enjoy some laughs, networking with friends and colleagues, and celebrate another successful year in the mailing industry.

Doug's comedy incorporates Impressions, parenting, marriage, and how damn easy these kids today have it. His impressions landed him a Top 5 finalist on The Bob and Tom Show impressionist competition. Often he brings out the guitar for some parodies of today and past hits. 

Botanical Gardens
909 Robert D. Ray Dr
Des Moines, IA 50309

Registration: 10:30 AM
Lunch starts at 11:00 AM

The cost for the event will be $30.00.   Please RSVP to Dan Dare at no later than November 27th.

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