AWI’s Quality Certification Program

The Gold Standard For Quality Assurance
About QCP

What is QCP?

The AWI Quality Certification Program (QCP) is a program developed and administered by the Architectural Woodwork Institute to ensure that architectural woodwork meets established quality standards. QCP provides a means for woodwork manufacturers to demonstrate their commitment to producing high-quality architectural woodwork and for architects and contractors to verify that the woodwork installed on their projects complies with specified quality standards.

What is QCP?

The AWI Quality Certification Program (QCP) is a program developed and administered by the Architectural Woodwork Institute to ensure that architectural woodwork meets established quality standards. QCP provides a means for woodwork manufacturers to demonstrate their commitment to producing high-quality architectural woodwork and for architects and contractors to verify that the woodwork installed on their projects complies with specified quality standards.

Architects: Why Specify & Require QCP?

Specifying and requiring AWI standards in your designs not only underscores your dedication to superior craftsmanship. It also provides a structured pathway to ensure that the woodworking elements of your projects meet and exceed the industry's stringent quality standards.


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Your Passport to Guaranteeing Exceptional Craftsmanship

The QCP serves as an essential assurance instrument for architects and specifiers, ensuring that woodworking designs are executed with remarkable craftsmanship and strict adherence to prescribed standards.

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Woodworkers Undergo a Stringent Certification Journey

Mandating licensure for woodworkers instills confidence that your designs will be impeccably executed, aligning with the high-quality benchmarks established by AWI.

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Woodworkers: Why Become QCP-Licensed?

Getting licensed with QCP is a hallmark of excellence and professionalism in the woodworking arena. It not only accentuates your dedication to quality but also enhances trust among potential clients, paving the way for more opportunities and industry recognition.


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The Gold Standard of Excellence

The QCP certification is more than just a badge—it's a distinguished mark of excellence. It eloquently articulates a woodworker's steadfast commitment to precision, quality, and professionalism in every project.

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Enhanced Credibility and Opportunities

A QCP license is your ticket to elevated credibility, setting you on a pedestal in a fiercely competitive market. It's not just a license, but a potential passport to new lucrative project opportunities.

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Our Eligibility Guidelines

*Only woodworking companies are eligible to get a QCP License. Individuals are currently ineligible to get a QCP License.


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Must own or lease a manufacturing facility
Must own or lease woodworking equipment
Must employ, hire, supervise, and discharge woodworking employees who manufacture, fabricate, assemble, finish, or install architectural woodwork, as defined and described in the latest edition of the Standards
Must actively seek and transact business with the general public
Must have complete responsibility for the quality of its products

QCP Fees

 AWI Manufacturing/
Industry Members
 All Others
 License Application  $2,000 USD  $3,500 USD
 Annual Participation  $1,250 USD  $2,650 USD
 Project  1/2 percent of the total
woodwork contract
 Project, Minimal Fee  $500 USD
 Project, Maximum Fee  $10,000 USD


AWI Manufacturing/
Industry Members

 All Others

 License Application

$2,000 USD

$3,500 USD

Annual Participation

$1,250 USD

$3,500 USD

Project

 1/2 percent of the total
woodwork contract


Project, Minimal Fee

$500 USD


Project, Maximum Fee

$10,000 USD


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Architects
Bolster your reputation and land bigger, better projects with AWI’s Quality Certification Program (QCP)
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Woodworkers

Bid on AWI-QCP certified jobs, rely on QCP as a "quality assurance team," and build client confidence

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