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New To The Promotional Products Industry Certificate Programs

  • If you are new to the industry or are in an internship program please start with our Promo Products Industry Boot Camp. 
  • If you currently work in the promotional products industry please start with our Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS) certificate. The TAS Certificate is a PPAI Professional Development initiative aimed at providing promotional products professionals with less than three years of industry experience an avenue for earning a certificate of completion, which is aligned with their entry-level experience and educational achievement. The TAS Certificate is required prior to starting the Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) Certification program.
  • For additional content beyond the Promo Products Industry Boot Camp and the TAS certificate please select our New To The Industry Electives sessions.


Criteria

Applicants must have a current login (registered email address and password) in order to be eligible for access to the Promo Products Industry Boot Camp and the TAS Certificate program. 

If you need assistance with your account please contact your Member Care Representative or 888-426-7724 x 3218 (M-F 8:30 am - 5 pm CST).

 

Promo Products Industry Boot Camp

This program includes three webinars that provide an industry overview and is designed to be used for participants that are not in the industry and would like to learn more about it. This program is designed for all ages, it is a free program and once completed, participants will receive a Promotional Products Industry Boot Camp Trainee Certificate.

  • Promo Products Industry Boot Camp

    Contains 10 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/22/2018

    This program includes three webinars that provide an industry overview and is designed to be used for participants that are not in the industry and would like to learn more about it. This program is designed for all ages and once completed participants will receive a Promotional Products Trainee Certificate.

Trained Advertising Specialist Courses

The PPAI Certification Program Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS) certificate is a PPAI Professional Development initiative aimed at providing promotional products professionals, who are new to the industry, a source for answers and knowledge about the industry.

Program Requirements The Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS) Certificate program is an earned certificate comprised of the following elements:

  • Serve in a position with a promotional products company
  • Pay TAS program fee
  • Complete education credits from our TAS Certificate program
  • Verify your credits by accessing your Certification Transcript
  • Submit TAS Review Form
  • Issued TAS certificate

Criteria

  • Possess a current UPIC login (registered email address and password)
  • Presently serving in a position with a promotional products company
  • Complete the TAS Certificate program

Recertification

There are no recertification requirements. This is a certificate of completion, NOT a certification.

Recognition

Upon completion of the Trained Advertising Specialist (TAS) program, the candidate will receive a link to print their TAS certificate of completion.

TAS Application Fees Item: PPAI Member Fee $25 / PPAI Associate Fee $50