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ASC TRAINING ACADEMY CERTIFICATE (TAC) PROGRAM

 

 



What is the Program?
The ASC Training Academy Certificate (TAC) program is a CONVENIENT and COST EFFECTIVE method of workforce training. The 100% WEB-BASED, comprehensive curriculum is ideal for new or new to a role staff and professionals looking for are fresher on adhesive and sealant fundamentals.A variety of flexible and affordable subscription options provide a very cost effective way for staff to stay continuously up to speed on the latest markets and technologies in their respective field.

Background:
This course presents formulation strategies, based on application and performance requirements for a variety of hot melt adhesive markets by industry experts. Learn how plasticizers, tackifiers and waxes are used to enhance base polymers for optimized processing and properties and how to evaluate the mechanical and rheological behavior of hot melts and resulting bonded assemblies.

The TAC program was developed in response to ASC's 'Long Range Plan' strategic initiative to create a curriculum for adhesive and sealant professionals to grow and learn throughout their career. A task force consisting of experienced and knowledgeable peers and academic professionals was created to design the TAC program and its core educational modules. The program provides participants with both fundamental and focused adhesive and sealant education. Graduates will obtain a holistic understanding of the technical and business issues within the adhesive and sealant industry and demonstrate proficiency through course exams. Participants that finish the program will be recognized in the industry as an ASC TAC graduate.

Certificate Materials and the Learner Dashboard

Each CORE course includes an OnDemand, pre-recorded webinar, access to a PDF of the presentation and online resources containing vocabulary, additional references for advanced study and an opportunity to submit questions. Exams will be based on an instructional model; guiding the participant to review the question topics within the course materials in order to fully comprehend the material and advance to the next section.

Each FOCUS course includes either a live or OnDemand (pre-recorded) webinar and access to a PDF of the presentation. Exams will be based on an instructional model; guiding the participant to review the question topics within the course materials in order to fully comprehend the material and advance to the next section.

Candidates who pass the course exams will receive a TAC certificate suitable for framing; the designation as an adhesive and sealant ASC TAC graduate; and recognition on ASC's website, national conventions and short courses.

Benefits to the Company:
Manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and end users will all benefit from solid academic coursework to enhance their daily experiential learning, providing benefits to both company and professional.

ASC's TAC program will help ensure that new hires and those looking for further professional development have a strong foundation in adhesives and sealants from both a technical and business perspective as well as enhanced knowledge in areas outside their technical realm. Whether you're sending professionals with a background in sales/marketing or science/engineering, this focused curriculum will immerse them in the concepts and language of the professional adhesive and sealant practitioner and further enhance their knowledge, accelerate the learning curve and increase competitiveness in the industry.

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