ASC Certificate Program

ASC's Training Academy Certificate Program Will Reach 300 Graduates!

Our 300th graduate joins 299 other professionals in RD&E, business, and legal roles that have received the TAC Certificate. The program has been met with remarkable success over four years with over 43 companies in 9 Countries taking part, many incorporating the program into their yearly mandatory training of employees to meet education standards. Over 6,300 courses have been taken by 485 global learners from diverse backgrounds within the adhesive and sealant industry. Subscribers have received over $100,000 of free content in 2019. Sign up or renew to keep your access. New content to be added next year. Look for your renewal letter.

To Celebrate...

In celebration of this momentous occasion, the 300th graduate will receive a FREE registration to the 2020 World Adhesive & Sealant Conference in Chicago, with further registration discount offers for all graduates at our subscribing companies!

Additionally, each of our 300 graduates will be entered into a drawing to win $100 gift cards during a FLASH SALE (see below)!

100 Hour Flash Sale!

ASC is recognizing the great success of this critical industry program and the 300th graduate by offering the following opportunity:
  • New 2020 subscribers will receive instant access to the program (now with 2019 pricing!) providing an additional quarter of live and on demand webinar access for FREE
  • The first 300 TAC graduates will be entered into a daily drawing to win $100 gift cards. Announcements will be made on Twitter and updated here!



Click here to view a brief video of 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 a refresher 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.

Contact Martha Mittelstaedt for a Live webinar for your staff with program details and demonstration of Learning Platform.


The ASC Training Academy Certificate Program is a 100% web-based program utilizing recorded courses ranging from one to two hours in length. Each registrant will have an online TAC Learner dashboard to track and view their courses, materials and progress to complete the required 12 courses in 12 months.


Click here for TAC Program Overview Presentation


The 12-course curriculum is composed of 6 mandatory CORE courses developed exclusively for the TAC program, and 6 Focus courses selected from library within the market or technology learner is interested in. Proficiency for each course will be verified with exams, passing grade is above 80%.

The 6 mandatory CORE courses include: Adhesion, Adhesives, Sealants, Polymer Science, Testing and Formulation Principles. Each 90-minute CORE course is divided into three modules with three exams for each module for a total of 30 questions per Course. * Sealants is 110 minutes.

The 6 FOCUS courses are chosen to round out education and maximize relevancy. Participants choose from courses pertaining to: Markets and Technologies (three course requirement), Chemistry (two courses) plus one free Elective course of their choosing. FOCUS courses are developed from live and on demand webinars presented on the ASC platform. They are 45-90 minutes in length and also have an exam of 5 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.

Contact Martha Mittelstaedt with any questions.

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