The GAI Education Programme

The only internationally recognised architectural ironmongery qualification

The GAI education programme gives you all of the tools required to specify and schedule architectural ironmongery in any project with complete confidence. 

The GAI education programme is suitable for:
  • Architectural ironmongers
  • Locksmiths
  • Architectural technicians
  • Wholesalers
  • Manufacturers
  • Builders merchants

The GAI education programme has been developed over 50 years and is the only recognised programme in the world that leads to a qualification in architectural ironmongery to British and European standards.

The GAI education programme is separated into three stages:
  • Foundation in Hardware
  • The Certificate in Architectural Hardware (CiAH)
  • The GAI Diploma