PRINTING United Alliance Announces Newest Release of iLEARNING+ Courses

iLEARNING+ is a comprehensive education system that covers all industry segments and topics for entry-level workers, C-Suite professionals and everyone in between. It has been used by over 20 countries across the globe.

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 find the most current course library at More courses are planned for the future. Alliance members are entitled to exclusive discounts on the iLEARNING+ product range.

Professionals 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 their skills and continue to advance in their careers.

These are the newest courses available on the platform:

DTG/DTF Technology Essentials
Aaron Montgomery, 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.

Essential Lockout/Tagout 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 course is part two of a series. This course provides authorized employees the training they need to implement an OSHA-compliant Lockout/Tagout program that will help prevent workplace deaths and serious injuries.

Spot Color Management (SCM) for Digital Printing
Instructor: Ray Weiss
This course will provide users with knowledge and skills necessary to accurately measure, identify and reproduce spot colors in digital print production. The course will teach learners how to manage spot colors in digital printing, and how to use their hardware and software for the best results.

Cut Sheet Digital Printing Essentials
Instructor: Dan Gillespie
This course gives users a solid basis for digital printing. It covers a variety of devices, ranging from compact office copiers up to lightning fast high-speed 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 digital cutting sheet printer.

The Essentials of Screen Printing Ink for Graphic Applications
Bruce Ridge
This course will take you into the world screen-printing ink. Learn the unique functions of these inks, and the complex components that make them up. You will also gain valuable insights on selecting the best ink for any particular application. This course is for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge of screen-printing.

“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 to receive exclusive discounts on all iLEARNING+ certifications and courses, as well access other leading industry programs, services, and resources. To sign up, visit or call 888-385-3888 to speak with a member of the Alliance team.

To view all the courses and get more information about iLEARNING+ visit

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