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Standards Introduction - AIA# QS8000

  • Credit: .25 hours AIA

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Lumber and Trims - AIA# QS8001

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • Learn about the materials of architectural woodwork, with an emphasis on solid lumber, trims, molding and traditional millwork. Classes include two hands-on exercises and one evaluation.
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book.
  • For use following QS8000.

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Panel Products - AIA# QS8002

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge of panel products, substrates, veneers, high pressure decorative laminates, thermoset decorative overlays and high quality fabrication methods.
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book.
  • For use following QS 8000.

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Certification Program - AIA# QS8003

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • This is an interactive conversation involving fine woodworking.
  • Learn the advantages of the AWI Quality Certification Program.
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book.
  • For use following QS 8000.

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Cabinetry - AIA# QS8004

  • Credit: 1.5 hours AIA
  • See the full scope of architectural casework design, selection and fabrication choices.
  • Topics include style of cabinets, shelf loading, finish materials, drawer construction, edge treatments, case joints and countertops.
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book.
  • For use following QS 8000.

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Veneer Solutions - AIA# QS8005

  • Credit: 1.5 hours AIA
  • For design professionals who are or will be involved with projects using fine veneers for high quality architectural paneling.
  • Increase understanding of plywood, construction balance, types of panel cores, species selection and complete specifications for a successful job.
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book and a copy of Veneer Solutions.
  • For use following QS 8000.

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Factory Finishing - AIA# QS8006

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • Learn to specify high quality factory finishes for fine woodwork.
  • Explore in-depth the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated, especially:
    • Guides to finish selection tables
    • Numerical ratings based on performance
    • Dyes, stains, glazes fillers, toners and bleaches
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book and take-home guides.
  • Includes one evaluation.
  • For use following QS 8000.

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Specifications and Checklists - AIA# QS8007

  • Course in development

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Doors - AIA# QS8008

  • Credit:1.5 hours AIA
  • Learn differences between current door standards and how to specify clearly.
  • Discuss architectural flush and stile & rail type doors.
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book.
  • Learn care of wood doors.
  • For use following QS 8000.

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15-Minute Overview - AIA #QS8009

  • No credit
  • Gain an overview of why and how the AIA/CES registered programs work.
  • Learn how to use AWI-prepared programs as an outreach to the design community.
  • Receive an introduction to the AIA/CES Form B reporting methods.

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Wood Solutions - AIA# QS8010

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • Extended learning for design professionals who may not be familiar with AWI or designing and specifying custom architectural woodwork.
  • Includes history of QSI, examples of design ideas and types of work, and the scope of support provided by Architectural Woodwork Institute.
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book.
  • Evaluation included.

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Compliance - AIA# QC8011

  • Credit: 2 hours AIA
  • Intended for an advanced audience of design professionals and specification writers.
  • Assumes a good understanding of AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book, which participants will receive.
  • Study areas from which most specification compliance questions arise.
  • Receive handouts on specification discipline and formaldehyde issues.

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Design Solutions - AIA# QS8012

  • Course in development

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Technical Solutions - AIA# QS8013

  • Course in development

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LEED - AIA# QS8014

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • Learn how woodwork manufacturers can help gain LEED points.
  • Sort out various “wood certification” schemes.
  • Learn to make good choices on behalf of clients.
  • Learn the benefits of using wood and compare to steel, concrete and plastic as a building material.

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Design Issues for Students - AIA# QS8015

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • For entry-level design professionals and university students as a continuation of “Student 101 on Lumber and Trims”
  • Encourages conversation and exploration between students and instructor.
  • For us following QS8000, QS8017 and WS8018

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Guided Tour of the 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated - AIA# QS8016

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • Learn about changes from the 7th edition to the 8th

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Client’s Choices for Students - AIA# QS8017

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • Prerequisite QS8015
  • Explore the definitions of architectural woodwork.
  • Learn how the design team can get support from the woodworking community.
  • Receive a copy of the AWI 8th Edition Quality Standards Illustrated book.
  • Learn resources available from Architectural Woodwork Institute.
  • Includes evaluation.

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Lumber and Trims for Students - AIA# QS8018

  • Credit: 1 hour AIA
  • Prerequisite QS8017
  • Intended for entry-level design professionals and university students as a continuation of the program “Your Client’s Woodwork.”
  • Encourages conversation between student and instructor.
  • Use following QS8000 and QS8017.

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Installation - AIA# QS8019

  • Course in development

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Design/Build Direct - AIA# QS8020

  • Course in development

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