Individual Membership

Join The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers today


The GAI welcomes individual members from across the architectural ironmongery industry.

We offer membership packages suitable for those including: qualified GAI Diploma holders; students actively on the GAI education programme; and experienced practitioners of the architectural ironmongery trade. 

Becoming an individual member of the GAI allows you to demonstrate your commitment to professional excellence; to engage and network with your peers through your regional GAI Community Hub; and to work towards and hold the status of GAI Registered Professional: Registered Architectural Ironmonger (RegAI); Registered in Door Systems (RegDS); Registered in Electric Hardware & Access Control (RegAC); and Certificated Standards and Regulation Advisor (CertSRA).

An individual membership of the GAI will support you from job to job as you move through your career. 

Individual Full

Full individual membership is suitable for architectural ironmongers committed to professional excellence in their work. It is ideal for those who have achieved the GAI Diploma and want to continue their engagement with Guild activities through Community Hub meetings, networking and events.

Join as Individual Full Member

Individual CPD

Individual CPD membership is ideal for architectural ironmongery professionals working towards their RegAI status. If you have completed the GAI Diploma and entered the CPD programme, you will be given this membership while you complete your first year of CPD qualification.

Join as Individual CPD Member

GAI Student

Aimed at GAI education programme students, this membership category will be awarded to you if you are currently enrolled on the Certificate in Architectural Ironmongery or GAI Diploma courses.

GAI Registered Professional

Denoting architectural ironmongery professionals who achieve and maintain the highest professional standards of excellence. RegAI, RegDS, RegAC and CertSRA status will be awarded once you have achieved the relevant Stage 3 qualification and met the relevant CPD requirements.