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An FGIA Professional Education Program

This introductory educational program provides basic terminology and standards for windows, doors and skylights, covering both residential and light commercial products, as well as commercial and architectural applications. The online course is designed for use by several audiences, as well as qualifying for continuing education credits. Your online purchase provides three-month unlimited access to the course.

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Professionals New to the Industry

This course serves as an effective introduction to the FenestrationMasters® program, especially for the Associate level. Candidates will learn a basic working vocabulary and become familiar with functions and requirements of fenestration products.

Experienced Professionals

Industry veterans can learn specific terminology used in FGIA educational courses in order to avoid confusion among regional and other differences in the way some terms may be used.


The information in this course may also be useful to consumers in the selection and purchase of windows, doors and skylights in order to improve basic working knowledge of these products.

Outside Accreditations

Upon successful completion of this course, one hour of continuing education credit can be earned, as recognized by the following organizations:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) - course also qualifies for Health Safety Welfare (HSW) credits
  • International Code Council (ICC)

Simply follow the link that will be provided in the confirmation email to view the post assessment. Upon achieving a minimum score of 80%, FGIA will award one unit of continuing education credit and will provide a certificate of completion. Credits will be processed weekly.