The industry standard in quality assurance for interior architectural woodwork.

Architects/Design Professionals

Strengthen your reputation and earn bigger and better projects with AWI’s Quality Certification Program (QCP)


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

Greater Confidence, Better Product, More Business

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.

Why QCP Matters

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.

The Latest on the Blog

Getting Buy-in from Your Project Team on QCP

Certifying your interior architectural woodworking project with QCP streamlines the build, ensures a high degree of compliance, and protects you with unbeatable risk assurance. But even though you understand the benefits of QCP, they might not be so clear to your project team. So when they reject QCP or target it for removal to cut costs, it’s important that you’re prepared to win them over. (more...)

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Why is QCP Important for Architects?

The construction job site is a complex environment in which many stakeholders manage their own responsibilities. Since it’s difficult for the architect to monitor all aspects at once, it’s important to enforce quality assurance so that all work meets the necessary standards. In terms of architectural woodworking and millwork, this quality assurance is best achieved through the Architectural Wo (more...)

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The QCP Project certification process has been straightforward and a great learning opportunity for Handorn. The QCP team handled everything like professionals and we all did this through a pandemic!! Appreciate it.

Seth A. Erlandson


LEED AP | President


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