Certification Program

ATA’s Professional Certification Program recognizes individuals for superior knowledge, skills, experience, and dedication to excellence in a variety of specialty fabric product and management categories.

ATA currently provides certification in two areas:

ATA Certified Master Fabric Craftsman

Master Fabric Craftsman

The Master Fabric Craftsman (MFC) certification tells your customers that you have demonstrated the highest level of expertise in all phases of product design, craftsmanship and installation for the marine, awning or fabric graphics specialties.

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ATA Certified Industrial Fabric Manager

Industrial Fabric Manager

The Industrial Fabric Manager (IFM) certification tells your customers that you have superior knowledge of the principles and practices of business and organizational management.

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While no longer offered, ATA continues to support two additional certification designations:

Fabric Craftsman

The Fabric Craftsman (CC) requires a minimum of three years’ experience manufacturing specialty fabric products. It recognizes professionals who have a fundamental level of skill and knowledge in the standard principles of product design, craftsmanship and installation.

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ATA Certified Project Planner

Project Planner

The Project Planner requires three or more years in product design and customer relations. It recognizes excellence in product design, cost estimating and site inspection as well as superior skills in salesmanship and customer involvement.

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For more information contact: Christine Gerard, Division Supervisor | 651-225-6926 | christine.gerard@textiles.org