IAI (Institute of Architectural Ironmongers)

Membership is open to individuals, not companies, who are qualified GAI Diploma holders, students actively on the GAI education programme, or experienced practitioners of the AI trade. This makes belonging to the Institute a real benefit to each individual member personally, and one which can be taken from job to job.

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Education & training

At the heart of the Guild's activities is our highly respected education programme. The three-year Diploma course is the qualification for architectural ironmongers. Of the 2,000+ diploma-holders, hundreds have taken their education further, achieving Registered Architectural Ironmonger (RegAI) status, proving their commitment, expertise and professionalism.

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Technical Services

Technical expertise within the GAI is second-to none. The new technical area has been specifically designed to keep you up to date with the latest technical developments.

The GAI's technical representatives speak for the industry at home and abroad on committees concerned with building regulations, standards and legislation.

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View the Summer 2014 AIJ edition HERE.