PRINTING United Alliance Announces Newest Release of iLEARNING+ Courses

iLEARNING+ is being used by over 20 countries in the world. It covers topics and segments that are relevant to everyone from entry-level workers up to C-Suites.

Fairfax, Virginia — PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the U.S., today announces the release of six new industry-leading online courses in its iLEARNING+ library. iLEARNING+ offers a comprehensive collection of educational resources and offerings for the printing industry. This includes courses, certifications and reports on industry trends. You can access the most recent course library on Additional courses will be added in the next few months. Alliance members are entitled to exclusive discounts on the iLEARNING+ product range.

Professionals from around the globe use iLEARNING+
iLEARNING+ was launched only last year and is now used in more than 20 countries around the world to train both new and experienced staff. The learning is tailored to each individual’s role to help them grow skills, further their career, and stay competitive within the printing industry.

These are the newest courses available on the platform:

DTG/DTF Technology Essentials
Aaron Montgomery and Terry Combs
Understand the differences and similarities between Direct-to Garment (DTG), Direct-to Film (DTF), and how they fit into your garment decoration business. Understanding pretreating printing and curing is important for the best practices of apparel decoration. Also, learn about shirt selection and safety.

Lockout/Tagout: Essential Requirements
Gary Jones
This is the first part of a two-part series. The Essential Requirements course lays the groundwork to meet the required elements of OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout standard and provides foundational knowledge to prevent workplace fatalities and mitigate frequent injuries within the printing industry.

Lockout/Tagout procedures
Gary Jones
This is part two of a series. This course will provide authorized employees with the required training to implement a robust, OSHA compliant Lockout/Tagout Safety Program to prevent workplace fatalities or severe injuries.

Spot Color Management in Digital Printing
Instructor: Ray Weiss
This course provides users with the skills and knowledge to accurately measure and reproduce spot colours for digital print production. Learners will be able to identify the steps necessary to accurately manage spot colors when digital printing. They will also know how to apply these to their software and hardware to get the best possible results.

Cut Sheet Digital Printing Essentials
Instructor: Dan Gillespie
This course will provide users with a solid base for digital printing, covering a wide range of devices from compact office copier to high-speed production machines. Learn the characteristics of wet and dry toner technologies, and discover what you need to do to get the best quality print with your cut-sheet digital printing device.

The Essentials of Screen Printing Ink for Graphic Applications
Bruce Ridge, Instructor
This course will take you into the world screen-printing ink. Learn about the inks’ unique properties and the components that go into them. Gain valuable insight on how to select the right ink for your application. This course will enhance your screen-printing skills, whether you are a novice screen printer or an expert screen printer.

“The overwhelming response and adoption rate of those engaging with iLEARNING+ in the industry across the globe is simply astounding,” says Joe Marin, SVP, Member Services, PRINTING United Alliance. “We are proud to partner with leading instructors on developing these highly sought after courses and certifications to truly deliver second to none education.

“We are additionally working with industry associations and organizations to build and supplement courses for their staff and members, which speaks volumes to the trusted resource the Alliance has become for so many. We are looking forward to continuing to add even more courses and training in the months to come.”

Join the Alliance
Join the Alliance today and get exclusive discounts on iLEARNING+ training and certifications. You will also gain access to other programs, resources and services that are industry leading. Sign up at today or call 888-385 3588 to speak to an Alliance team member.

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