Becoming a QCP-licensed woodworking firm and following the guidelines set out by QCP ensures that your projects meet the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS), AWI subsections as recognized by QCP, and other compliance and quality expectations. The process streamlines your efforts, helping you deliver excellence on every project.

What QCP Licensing can help you do

Estimate Confidently

With QCP licensing, documents clearly convey all expectations to architects and general contractors with regard to project specifications and execution procedures for architectural woodwork.

Manage Effectively

QCP project certification ensures that all project specifications are fulfilled and increases communication between all members of the team.

Complete within Specifications

A nationwide inspection team composed of highly experienced former architectural woodworkers, who have also served as millwork industry owners, managers, engineers, and consultants, ensures all woodworking specifications and benchmark goals are met.

Features of QCP

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Project Requirements Verification


The certification included in your bid ensures that all benchmark woodworking elements are verified and accounted for upon submission.

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Woodworking Specification Compliance


Using the industry-wide QCP stamp of approval, architects, general contractors, and clients can proceed with confidence that the project will deliver results in compliance with the AWS and AWI sections.

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Substantiate Quality


Design professionals and building owners can move forward with confidence in the quality of architectural woodwork manufacturers on a project-specific basis.

Become a Licensed Woodworker with QCP

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How QCP Certification Works

Estimators

Include QCP project certification in your estimate with just three easy steps.

In doing so, you ensure your bid fulfills the project requirements for architectural woodworking, you verify that your bid includes the certification costs and you communicate to the architect and the general contractor that you are fully prepared to execute and certify this project as per the project documents.

STEP 1

Confirm the project has been registered. If not, register the project.

STEP 2

Quantify the cost of certification in your estimate (1/2% of the contract value or $500, whichever is greater).

STEP 3

Qualify your licenses by submitting them with your bid proposal.

Project Managers

Make sure your project complies with QCP woodworking specifications, the AWS, and AWI sections with just three easy steps.

In doing so, you ensure your project fulfills the specifications. You obtain the labels and/or certificates of compliance in time, you plan for success by including all the necessary leaders, and you communicate to the architect and the general contractor that you are fully prepared to execute and certify this project as per the project documents.

STEP 1

Order project labels and/or certificates six weeks prior to fabrication. Click here to order. (Inform the QCP office in an inspection is required.)

STEP 2

Schedule the inspection (if required). Click here to schedule.

STEP 3

(if required). Click here to schedule.

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