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FIRST Operator Certification Program
The FIRST Operator Certification Program is a curriculum composed of multi-level courses designed to help improve your technical expertise, hands-on skills, and flexographic vocabulary, while providing professional development opportunities for you as a flexographic professional. You can choose to become ‘FIRST Press Operator Certified’, ‘FIRST Prepress Operator Certified’ or 'FIRST Implementation Specialist Certified'. Regardless of which designation you pursue, there are three levels to attain, with Level I being the same for all certifications.

Booklets
Quick and easy-to-use, our booklets put the information you need right in your hands!

Books & Publications
Our ever-expanding library of technical aids and textbooks detailing nearly every area and aspect of flexo printing, helps to produce better trained personnel for flexographic printing plants worldwide.

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Environment & Safety
If flexo printing environmental and safety regulations are a bit confusing and you're looking to reduce your costs and wastes, FTA members have the perfect resource. Our Environmental Department is available to make sense of it all!

Events & Exhibitions
FTA/FFTA events & exhibtions are held throughout the year to bring you up-to-date on the latest developments in the various industry segments. Attend, exhibit, network and learn!

FLEXO® Magazine
The official journal of the Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association, FLEXO® Magazine gives you a wealth of information and helps you keep one step ahead of the competition. "The Flexographic Technology Source" is chock-full of articles that keep you up-to-date on the latest advancements and happenings in the flexo field.

General Education
Choose from self-paced or instructor-led online learning solutions ranging from courses focused on FIRST Operator Certification to Microsoft Training to Professional Development.

Health & Safety
Explore this suite of powerful, easy-to-use online health and safety training courses that will help your company prevent injuries and your employees gain the critical knowledge they need to maintain a productive and safe environment.

Materiales en Español
Did you know that many of our products are also available in Spanish? Check out our great selection!

Membership
As a valued FTA member, you are our greatest asset. The support that you provide through your membership dues allows FTA to continue to develop new programs to keep you on the cutting edge of the flexo industry. An FTA membership a true investment in your future!

Professional Development
Explore, develop and enhance your personal and professional skills.

Virtual Campus
The flexo industry's most comprehensive web-based educational platform has been designed to help you achieve your learning and development goals in all areas of flexography. There is something for everyone!

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FIRST Implementation Specialist Certification - Level ll

The Level II course defines the foundational skill set needed by novice flexographers in the early years of their careers. The primary focus of this course is to provide a base knowledge of the flexographic workflow including design, prepress and press practices, with special emphasis on the preparation and production of printing line work, halftones and one- and two- color printing. Before taking the Level II examination, individuals must meet all prerequisite skills and have already completed the Level I certification course.

FTA Supplier Members: $995.00
FTA Printer Members: $795.00
Please contact Customer Service for non-member pricing.

FIRST Implementation Specialist Certification - Level lll

This certification level is the highest implementation specialist certification offered by FFTA and is designed to recognize those who have demonstrated a proficiency in implementing FIRST throughout the entire flexographic workflow. The primary focus of this course is to provide a scientific approach to the flexographic process using the data to produce a consistent, repeatable product. Before taking the Level III examination, individuals must meet all prerequisite skills and have already completed the Levels I & II certification courses.

FTA Supplier Members: $995.00
FTA Printer Members: $795.00
Please contact Customer Service for non-member pricing.

FIRST Operator Certification - Level I

This six-module program provides an overview of the flexo industry and basic press functionality. Perfect for entry-level and non-production flexographic industry personnel. Choose to become 'FIRST Press Operator Certified', 'FIRST Prepress Operator Certified', or 'FIRST Implementation Specialist Certified'. Regardless of which designation you choose, Level I is the same for all certifications.

 

FIRST Prepress Operator Certification - Level ll

The Level II course defines the foundational skill set needed by novice graphic artists in the early years of their careers and has been designed to recognize those who have attained a basic level of prepress operations; including working with Adobe® Creative Suite, as well as other desktop applications. Before taking the Level II examination, individuals must meet all prerequisite skills and have already completed the Level I certification course.

FIRST Prepress Operator Certification - Level lll

This certification level is the highest prepress certification offered by FFTA and is designed to recognize those who have attained a high-degree of technical prepress operations, knowledge and skill. Students must demonstrate FIRST techniques for measuring and controlling print variables throughout the entire flexographic workflow, and must familiar with FIRST specifications and how to implement them proficiently. Before taking the Level III examination, individuals must meet all prerequisite skills and have already completed the Levels I & II certification courses.

FIRST Press Operator Certification - Level ll

The Level II course defines the foundational skill set needed by novice printer assistants and press operators in the early years of their careers, and has been designed to recognize those who have attained a basic level of press operations, including the printing of spot colors, line work, halftones, and one- and two-color printing. Before taking the Level II examination, individuals must meet all prerequisite skills and have already completed the Level I certification course.

FIRST Press Operator Certification - Level lll

This certification level is the highest press certification offered by FFTA and is designed to recognize those who have attained a high-degree of technical press operations, knowledge and skill, particularly in printing process and spot colors using FIRST techniques for measuring and controlling print variables. Students must have a solid understanding of FIRST specifications and demonstrate the ability to implement those specifications. Before taking the Level III examination, individuals must meet all prerequisite skills and have already completed the Levels I & II certification courses.

Basic Respiratory Protection*

The goal of this lesson is to ensure users are qualified and properly trained in the use and maintenance of respirators.

Board Member Retiree Membership

Criteria: Any individual who is fully retired from active employment and has served at least one full term on either the FTA or FFTA Board.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Common-Sense Flexography: User's Guide to Improved Pressroom Productivity...*

The book offers common-sense insights and practical advice to help make your flexographic printing operations safer, more efficient, more productive, and more profitable.

Confined Spaces - Entry Level*

The goal of this lesson is to make employees aware of the hazards that exist in a permit-required confined space.

Confined Spaces*

The goal of this lesson is to make all employees aware of the potential hazards that may exist in a confined space.

Consumer Product Company

Criteria: Corporate membership for locations of non-printing, buyer/end-user of flexographically printed products.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

CPR*

The goal of this lesson is to provide refresher training or supplement training from a practical hands-on CPR course.

Criticality Safety*

Participants will have the knowledge of criticality concepts and terms necessary to be able to properly respond to a criticality alarm.

Driver Safety*

Recognize and identify hazardous driving conditions and to minimize the risk of accidents.

Educational Member

Criteria: Any non-profit educational institution engaged in teaching or research in the graphic arts field.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Electrical Safety*

This lesson is designed for employees with a low risk of exposure to electrical hazards.

Electronic International

Criteria: Individual printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider located outside North America. Excludes member rates for association events.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Emergency Response*

Learn techniques for creating and communicating a emergency action plan.

Facility Emergency Management Planning Guidance Document

FTA’s Facility Emergency Management Planning, A Guidance Document to Help Prepare for Potential Disasters is nearly 30 pages of information on how to prepare for events which could jeopardize the safety of employees, shut down a business, disrupt operations or threaten a business' financial standing. Don’t get caught unprepared!  Available electronically.

Fall Protection*

The goal of this lesson is to make employees aware of the fall hazards that may exist.

Field Representative

Criteria: Individual in North America at a remote location (such as a home office) and affiliated with a dues paying location.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Fire Safety*

The goal of this lesson is to reduce the financial and personnel cost of fires.

FIRST 4.0 en Español

FIRST 4.0 te proporciona las herramientas que necesitas para:
• Optimizar tus procesos
• Mejorar la consistencia en el manejo de color
• Minimizar el desperdicio y tiempos muertos de prensa
• Incrementar tu productividad

FIRST 5.0

FIRST 5.0 (Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances) is the industry's most comprehensive set of specifications, guidelines and tutorials designed to provide all members of the flexographic supply chain with the technical information needed to produce high-quality and consistent print results, pressrun after pressrun.

FREE SHIPPING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
*Free shipping offer applies only to addresses located within the continental US and valid on FIRST 5.0 orders only.

Flammable Liquid Safety*

Learn to correctly apply the principles of hazard recognition and safety practices with flammable liquid.

FLEXO Magazine - Overseas
With distribution in over 60 countries, the official journal of the Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association keeps you up-to-date on the changes and advances in the rapidly-expanding flexographic industry.

Complimentary subscriptions included with FTA Membership

FLEXO Magazine - US, Canada, Mexico Only
With distribution in over 60 countries, the offical journal of the Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association keeps you up-to-date on the changes and advances in the rapidly-expanding flexographic industry.

Complimentary subscriptions included with FTA Membership

FLEXO Magazine Sourcebook
The ultimate flexographic reference! The FLEXO SourceBook is the most comprehensive products and services guide devoted exclusively to the flexographic industry.

Complimentary subscriptions included with FTA Membership

Flexographic Printing Training System: Advanced Trainee Workbook

Our Advanced Trainee Workbook has even more informational material.

Flexographic Printing Training System: Technical Trainer Kit

A complete trainer kit for Wide Web & Preprint, Narrow Web or Corrugated to help facilitate development of your training program.

Flexographic Printing Training System: Trainee Workbook

Whether it's self-study, or a complete in-house training program, our Trainee Workbook is the perfect resource guide.

FLEXOGRAPHY 101 - An Introduction to Flexography

Gain a clear definition of what flexography is and how it came to be the process it is today. This booklet will go over the main types of today's flexographic printing presses, break down the sections of the press, and give learners a brief history of the factors influencing flexography today.

FLEXOGRAPHY 101 - Anilox Roller Handing and Care

Improper handling of anilox rollers can cost you time, money, and press downtime. In this booklet, you will learn proper handling, care and cleaning, the different types of anilox, and anilox technology.

FLEXOGRAPHY 101 - Ink Handling and Maintenance

Proper ink handling and maintenance is critical to the flexographic printing process. This booklet will explain such topics as: the history of flexographic ink, the different ink types, drying and curing, and after print testing.

FLEXOGRAPHY 101 - Plate Making

Having a basic understanding of flexographic plate making can be the difference between a structurally sound plate, which prints in a consistent repeatable fashion, or making a plate with common defects, which can lead to unnecessary material waste or even press downtime.

FLEXOGRAPHY 101 - Plate Mounting

To ensure an accurate reproduction of any printed image, plate mounting is critical. This booklet covers: plate mounting systems, mounting tapes and their attributes, performance improvement on-press, and general plate mounting procedures and guidelines.

FLEXOGRAPHY 101 - Set

Looking to build your foundation of flexographic knowledge? Do you have entry level workers who need basic flexo education or veteran operators that could use a refresher?

The FLEXOGRAPHY 101 - Set is designed for entry-level positions who require a basic knowledge of different topics regarding the flexographic process. The set includes the following titles:
- An Introduction to Flexography
- Anilox Roller Handling and Care
- Ink Handling and Maintenance
- Plate Mounting
- Plate Making

FLEXOGRAPHY 101 Ink Handling and Maintenance Online Course

This online, interactive course will give you a solid understanding of the different flexographic ink types, the proper handling and maintenance, drying and curing systems, as well as the correct clean up techniques to conserve ink and reduce waste. At the completion, you will have a solid grasp of ink handling and maintenance to help ensure the quality of the printed product meets customer expectations.

FLEXOGRAPHY 101 Introduction to Flexography Online Course

This online, interactive course will give you a solid overview into the commonly-used printing process called Flexography. Ideal for beginners or those wanting a refresher, this 30-40 minute course provides an in-depth examination into the print process, what it is, how it works and the components behind this successful industry. At the completion of the course, you will have a solid grasp of the fundamentals of flexography.

Flexography Principles & Practices 6.0

FP&P 6.0 is the ultimate guide to flexography, featuring more than six hundred pages, 29 chapters (with additional content via download), a detailed glossary of terms and an extensive troubleshooting guide.

Forklift Lesson 3 - Load Handling*

Learners will demonstrate awareness of safe forklift operation principles.

Forklift Lesson 4 - Safe Driving Practices*

Learners will demonstrate awareness of safe forklift operation principles by identifying basic key features.

Forklift Lesson 5 - Safety Standards*

Learners will demonstrate awareness of safe forklift operation principles by identifying basic safety standards.

Forklift Lesson 6 - Inspection and Maintenance*

Learners will demonstrate awareness of safe forklift operation principles by identifying basic inspection and maintenance standards.

Formaldehyde Safety*

Learn to correctly apply the principles of hazard recognition and safety practices with formaldehyde.

Hand and Power Tools*

Learn to correctly apply the principles of hazard recognition and safety practices with hand and power tools.

Hand Safety*

Learn to identify the major types and causes of hand injuries and how to prevent them.

Hazard Communication Training Presentation

The most recent Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) provides a common and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets (SDSs). As a result, by Dec. 1, 2013, OSHA requires employers to train workers on the new label elements and SDSs. After that date, all new employees should be trained as well. This PowerPoint presentation can be used by employers to conduct this training. It includes both presentation and notes. Bonus material -Pictogram Reference Guide!

Hazard Communication*

Learn how to inform workers of their right to know about chemical hazards in their work place and to meet OSHA requirements for providing employees information.

Hearing Conservation*

Learn how to correctly apply the principles of hearing hazard recognition, risk management, and rights and responsibilities.

Heat and Cold Stress*

Learn to reduce the financial and personnel cost of personal injuries on the job due to heat stress illness.

Hot Work with Arc Welding*

Provides training in the hazards of hot work and the basic requirements for reducing the risk of injury.

How to Calculate Your Facility’s Carbon Footprint, v 1.2

This easy-to-use Excel file includes spreadsheets that can help guide a printer through carbon footprinting calculations of their facility. The tool was created so that any printing facility, including those using oxidizers to control emissions, can calculate Scope I and II carbon footprint emissions.  The tool was developed as a collaborative effort of Flexographic Technical Association and Printing Industries of America.

In-Plant EHS Self-Assessment for Flexographic Printers

The In-Plant EHS Self-Assessment for Flexographic Printers is designed to help flexographic printers assess their present in-plant environmental, health & safety (EHS) status and material efficiency activities; and identify opportunities to reduce waste and protect employees. The document is a straightforward checklist that can be completed during a facility walk-through. 

Incident Investigation*

The learner will recognize the purpose of an incident investigation, the investigative procedures to follow and more.

Individual Retiree Membership

Criteria: Any individual who is fully retired from active employment.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Indoor Air Quality*

Provides awareness training to help employees recognize the occupational hazards and health effects of indoor air contaminants.

Industrial Ergonomics*

Learn how to minimize the possibility of employee accidents and illness due to chronic work-related physical and psychological stresses.

International Location

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider located outside North America.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout. If you are joining FTA for the first time, please add a $50 processing fee.

Ladder Safety*

Learn to correctly apply the principles of hazard recognition and safety practices with ladders.

Learn Microsoft Access 2000, Advanced*

This course will help you create, modify and work with Reports built from the tables and queries in your Access 2000 database.

Learn Microsoft Access 2000, Intermediate*

This course will help you understand table relationships and data validation for maximum efficiency in your Access 2000 database.

Learn Microsoft Access 2000, Introduction*

This course will teach you the fundamentals of Access 2000.

Learn Microsoft Access 2003, Advanced*

Learn how to put the power of advanced features to work, including how to create a data access page, import and export Access objects, create pivot charts, database security, printing, optimization and more.

Learn Microsoft Access 2003, Fundamentals*

Learn the basics of working in Access to create databases, forms, and tables; sort and filter records and more.

Learn Microsoft Access 2003, Intermediate*

Move beyond the basics and learn to create reports, implement and enforce referential integrity, use calculated fields, format form layout, run queries, and much more.

Learn Microsoft Access 2007, Advanced*

Learn how to create specialized database objects such as forms and reports and modify them.

Learn Microsoft Access 2007, Expert*

In this course, you'll learn how to use Access 2007 to work with database objects using advanced techniques.

Learn Microsoft Access 2007, Fundamentals

In this course, you will familiarize yourself with Access 2007.

Learn Microsoft Access 2007, Intermediate*

Learn how to use Access to manage data and work with queries and forms.

Learn Microsoft Access XP, Advanced*

Move beyond the basics and learn to create reports, implement and enforce referential integrity, use calculated fields, format form layout, run queries, and much more.

Learn Microsoft Access XP, Fundamentals*

Learn how to use powerful tools to bring your understanding of Access to a whole new level.

Learn Microsoft Access XP, Intermediate*

Access XP Intermediate shows you how to define relationships, create and modify tables and forms, and more.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2000 Advanced*

Learn how to perform a variety of tasks like outlining and consolidating data; working with lists and databases; importing and exporting data; and using workgroup features to share data.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2000 Formulas & Functions*

Understand how you'll be able to calculate data using a variety of formulas and functions ranging from basic formulas to financial, logical and statistical functions.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2000 Intermediate*

Be on your way to creating, formatting, and setting up data; whether it's for tracking your company's profits or budgeting expenses.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2000 Introduction*

As an introduction to Excel 2000, this course presents the user with a general overview of the application.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2003, Advanced*

Learn how to put the power of advanced features to work, including how to use advanced filters; data validation; lookup, reference, and database functions; XML workbooks; and security features and more.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2003, Fundamentals*

Learn how to build and navigate spreadsheets, work with formulas, format cells and contents, apply styles and templates, set up pages for printing, organize workbooks, and more.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2003, Intermediate*

Move beyond the basics and learn to trace formula precedents, dependents, and errors; create and modify list ranges; include and manipulate graphics and images in spreadsheets, create and edit templates, customize toolbars and menus, and much, much more.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2007, Advanced*
Learn how to use Excel 2007 to audit and review data in worksheets, and customize workbooks.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2007, Expert*
Excel 2007 allows you to organize data, link Excel workbooks to other files and Web sites and much more.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2007, Fundamentals*
Get started with Excel 2007, working with spreadsheets, and format worksheets.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2007, Intermediate*
Move beyond the basics and learn how to format worksheets, and organize and manage data.

Learn Microsoft Excel XP, Advanced*

Increase your skills for working with functions and formulas, record and edit macros, assign macros to toolbar buttons and worksheet objects.

Learn Microsoft Excel XP, Fundamentals*

Learn how to perform basic data analysis, use formulas and functions, and modify worksheets.

Learn Microsoft Excel XP, Intermediate*

Learn techniques for increasing your proficiency in using Excel for more complicated operations.

Learn Microsoft Outlook 2000 Emailing*

Learn about the latest e-mailing features in Outlook 2000.

Learn Microsoft Outlook 2000 Scheduling*

Learn how to use Outlook to keep records of your contacts and organize your information with ease.

Learn Microsoft Outlook 2003, Advanced*

Learn to use Outlook to create and edit notes, organize items, filter messages, use folders to organize items and more.

Learn Microsoft Outlook 2003, Fundamentals*

Learn how to create email messages, respond to email messages, create instant messages, use personal signatures, flag an important message, and more.

Learn Microsoft Outlook 2003, Intermediate*

Learn how to use Outlook to schedule meetings and events, respond to meeting requests, set calendar options, and create and more.

Learn Microsoft Outlook XP Emailing*

This course will teach you to do everything from navigating your way around the window, to color coding and organizing messages, to handling corporate workgroups and creating offline folders.

Learn Microsoft Outlook XP Scheduling*

Learn how to do everything from creating journals in Outlook to sending meeting requests.

Learn Microsoft Outook 2007, Advanced*
Learn how Outlook 2007 provides you with an integrated solution for managing your time and information, and connecting across boundaries.

Learn Microsoft Outook 2007, Expert*
Learn how to use Outlook 2007 to create new folders to store e-mail messages, set folder properties, archive old e-mail and much more.

Learn Microsoft Outook 2007, Fundamentals*
Get started with Outlook 2007, working with e-mail, manage your contacts and much more.

Learn Microsoft Outook 2007, Intermediate*
Learn how to manage contacts and customize Outlook.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, Advanced*

Learn how you will be able to enhance a presentation using data from other sources and drawing features.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, Introduction*

This course provides an introduction to PowerPoint 2000 and its newest features.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, Presentations*

Be ready to manage your presentations using a workgroup and create various types of output to prepare for delivering a presentation.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2003, Advanced*

In this course, you learn using a simulated environment and new skills are reinforced through performance-based practices and testing.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2003, Fundamentals*

Discover just how easy it is to add some panache to your next presentation with PowerPoint.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2003, Intermediate*

In this course, you will learn to apply animation and transitions to slides, how to work with templates and masters; track, accept, and reject changes in a presentation; add, edit, and delete comments in a presentation and more.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Advanced*
Learn how to customize slides to your needs, add multimedia objects like videos and audio files, and integrate with presentations by adding review comments and more.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Expert*
Learn about advanced features in formatting, preparing and delivering presentations.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Fundamentals*
Learn how to create high-impact, dynamic presentations, while integrating workflow and ways to easily share information.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Intermediate*
Learn how to enhance your presentations with a variety of tables, charts, and images.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint XP, Advanced*

Learn how to develop and perfect your own style and jazz up your presentation using sounds, pictures, and visual effects.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint XP, Fundamentals*

Cover all the basics, including important changes to this version of the interface, most especially the Task Pane, so you don't want to skip this course.

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint XP, Intermediate*

Learn to create and import charts and tables, both of which can be crucial to a well-rounded presentation and much more with this course.

Learn Microsoft Project 2000, Advanced*

Third in a series of three aimed at advanced features and preparing the user for the Microsoft Office User Specialist certification exam for Project 2000.

Learn Microsoft Project 2000, Intermediate*

Second in a series of three aimed at project planning and management and preparing the user for the Microsoft Office User Specialist certification exam for Project 2000.

Learn Microsoft Project 2000, Introduction*

If you're looking to achieve Microsoft Office User Specialist certification in Project 2000, this tutorial is your starting point.

Learn Microsoft Visio 2003 Fundamentals*
This fundamentals course teaches you everything you need to know to create block drawings and flowcharts, create project schedules, create stencils, and more.

Learn Microsoft Windows 2000 Desktop Management*
This course is designed to help Windows 2000 Professional network administrators get up and going with their network.

Learn Microsoft Windows 2000 Getting Acquainted*
This course is designed to acquaint an end-user who is new to Windows or Windows 2000 Professional with the environment.

Learn Microsoft Windows 2000 Internet*
Designed for any user who is ready to take advantage of the simple Web tools in Windows 2000 and to progress into some of the more advanced tools.

Learn Microsoft Windows 2000 Security*
Designed to teach users how important security measures are and to educate them in ways to use Windows 2000's security features.

Learn Microsoft Windows Vista, Advanced*
Learn how to use Windows Vista to backup and restore data, defragment and cleanup your hard drive, enable remote assistance and use remote desktop.

Learn Microsoft Windows Vista, Fundamentals*
In this course you will be introduced to Windows Vista and learn how to use this new operating system.

Learn Microsoft Windows Vista, Intermediate*
Learn how to use the advanced features of this system to customize, search, stay connected, network, sync devices, and more.

Learn Microsoft Windows Vista, Internet*
Learn how to get started on Windows Internet Explorer 7!

Learn Microsoft Windows Vista, Networking*
Learn to understand networks and networking, and how to connect, configure and work with a network.

Learn Microsoft Windows XP Advanced*
This course takes a look at more complex features of Windows XP Professional and will familiarize you with system tools and learn to utilize them to maintain a healthy computer.

Learn Microsoft Windows XP Intermediate*
Become familiar with Windows programs by learning their basic components and functionality features.

Learn Microsoft Windows XP Internet*
This tutorial will introduce you to the Internet by familiarizing you with its history and terminology.

Learn Microsoft Windows XP Introduction*
This introductory course will teach you the basics of the Windows XP Professional operating system.

Learn Microsoft Word 2000 Advanced*
Use Word 2000 to work with text and paragraphs using some of Word’s most advanced and timesaving features.

Learn Microsoft Word 2000 Intermediate*
Learn to create and modify many items that will enhance basic documents such as headers and footers, tables, lines, objects, and 3D shapes and more.

Learn Microsoft Word 2000 Introduction*
As an introduction to Word 2000, this course presents the user with a general overview of the application.

Learn Microsoft Word 2000 Secrets & Timesavers*
Features of Word 2000 are highlighted and timesaving techniques presented focusing on such topics as formatting text, using text effects and more.

Learn Microsoft Word 2003, Advanced*
Learn in a simulated environment and acquire new skills that are reinforced through performance-based practices and testing.

Learn Microsoft Word 2003, Fundamentals*
In this course, you will learn to use time-saving tools and techniques to increase your efficiency.

Learn Microsoft Word 2003, Intermediate*

In this course, you will learn how to enhance the communicating power of your documents by using diagrams and charts, sorting data, performing calculations in tables and lists, and more.

Learn Microsoft Word 2007, Advanced*
Learn how to manage and integrate documents, and create formal documents in Word 2007.

Learn Microsoft Word 2007, Expert*
Learn how to integrate a Word document with the Web, and create mailing letters, labels and envelopes using mail merge and much more.

Learn Microsoft Word 2007, Fundamentals*
Learn how to create basic documents, format text and, work with tables, graphics, and more.

Learn Microsoft Word 2007, Intermediate*
Learn how to use Word 2007 to work with tables, and structure and format content.

Learn Microsoft Word XP, Advanced*
This course teaches you how to work with master documents, styles, footnotes and endnotes; how to create tables of content and indices; advanced formatting and tricks of customizing documents.

Learn Microsoft Word XP, Fundamentals*
This course teaches you all the fundamental you require to create documents, enter text, master basic formatting, and even make an HTML document that can be used on the internet.

Learn Microsoft Word XP, Intermediate*
This course teaches you how to use mail merge, smart tags, graphics and charts, work with tables, and manage documents.

Lock and Tag*

Provides general worker understanding of, and compliance with, the lockout/tagout system.

Multi Location I - up to 5 locations

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider locations in North America (including Canada, Mexico and Central America) which are all part of the same corporation (up to 5 locations).

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Multi Location II - 6-10 locations

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider locations in North America (including Canada, Mexico and Central America) which are all part of the same corporation (6-10 locations).

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Multi Location III - 10+ locations

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider locations in North America (including Canada, Mexico and Central America) which are all part of the same corporation (10+ locations).

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Single Location I - up to 5 employees

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider location in North America (including Canada, Mexico and Central America) with up to 5 employees.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Single Location II - 6-20 employees

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider location in North America (including Canada, Mexico and Central America) with 6-20 employees.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Single Location III - 21-100 employees

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider location in North America (including Canada, Mexico and Central America) with 21-100 employees.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Single Location IV - 101-250 employees

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider location in North America (including Canada, Mexico and Central America) with 101-250 employees.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Single Location V - 250+ employees

Criteria: Printer/converter, supplier or prepress provider location in North America (including Canada, Mexico and Central America) with 250+ employees.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

Statistical Process Control for the Flexographic Industry

Outlines the benefits of Statistical Process Control (SPC). This valuable tool aids in tracking and assessing cost, productivity and waste results.

Student Membership

Criteria: Any full-time graphic arts student (at least 12 credits) attending a qualified graphic arts institution. Please note you will need to provide a copy of your transcript or class schedule.

If renewing your membership, please indicate your invoice number in the comments field upon checkout.

TEST
This conference was designed to address two critical aspects of Digital Prepress: (1) Defining how to make color management work through the application of measurement tools and (2) Standardization with asset management tools.

The Beginner Flexographer - 10 Volume Set

Easy-to-read technical information for the new and apprentice flexographer - straight from the pages of FLEXO® Magazine. Now save even more by ordering the complete 10-volume set!

The Flexo Environment

This premier book specific to flexography, covers environmental issues and details the steps printers can take to reduce the environmental impact of their business practices.

The Harder I Work, The Luckier I Get! - A Memoir/Conversations with Ron Harper*

This hardcover autobiography by Ron Harper, CEO, Harper Corporation of America, offers a telling account of his life story. Ron Harper is donating 100% of the proceeds from the book sales to the FFTA to service and enhance the Flexo in High Schools/Colleges program.

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