Greater Confidence, Better Product, More Business

AWI's Quality Certification Program (QCP) is THE industry standard in quality assurance for interior architectural woodwork.

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Submitting bids with QCP specs or special mention of your QCP license boosts clients' confidence in your ability to complete woodworking projects. QCP credentials also increase your likelihood of earning repeat business.

Validate Millwork Quality


Learn and implement the easiest and most consistent method to validate the quality of millwork for every project.

Build a Reputation with QCP


Use the QCP stamp of approval to build (and keep) a strong reputation for quality and integrity.

Increase Demand for your Woodwork


Attract better and bigger projects to expand your exposure and increase recognition within your industry and region.

Who We Help & How

Architects/Design Professionals

  • Use QCP as an industry-wide benchmark for quality and consistency
  • Strengthen your reputation with the QCP certification
  • Earn bigger and better projects with QCP credentials
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Woodworkers

  • Create opportunities to bid on AWI-QCP certified jobs and other more lucrative projects
  • Rely on QCP as a "quality assurance team"
  • Build client confidence with the QCP certification
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Why QCP Matters

AWI's Quality Certification Program gives a stamp of approval to professionals in the woodworking industry, ensuring their skills and abilities to clients. It's that edge you need to validate your work as an architect, specifier, general contractor or architectural woodworker.
Clients rely on QCP professionals to deliver better design options and quality projects, relying on industry-wide knowledge and expertise.

AWI QCP Checkmark

Endorsed by American Subcontractors Association (ASA) and Construction Specification Institute (CSI).

AWI QCP visual inspection options

Offer virtual inspection options, allowing for greater flexibility and efficiency in meeting time sensitive project verifications.

Industry Experts

Led by a board of knowledgeable industry experts from the woodworking, construction and architectural professions.

AWI QCP Industry Standards

Demonstrate your skills, knowledge and talents adhere to industry standards and expected best practices.

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When a project is registered with us, our expert team of inspectors make sure it meets the project's specifications and industry standards.
*Project Label Fees Capped - The Quality Certification Corporation Board of Directors, has capped project label fees at $10,000, effective now.

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