Features and benefits
Benefits of Full membership include:
There are nine branches around the UK: South West, South Central, South East, Midlands, North Central, North & Borders, Wales, Scotland and Ireland (Northern and the Republic). Internationally there are two branches in Hong Kong and Dubai.
Note: members of the IAI do not benefit from the GAI Technical Helpline or have access to the Members Only section of the GAI website unless they are directly employed by a member company of the GAI.
There are five types of membership:
IAI Full – Full members are GAI Diploma qualified, enjoy full member benefits but are not required to complete ongoing education to retain status.
IAI Affiliate – Affiliate members are not required to be GAI Diploma qualified, but must be working within the Architectural Ironmongery industry.
IAI Student – Student members are currently enrolled on the GAI Diploma course.
RegAI - Registered Architectural Ironmongers are individuals who hold the DipGAI qualification and have displayed on-going commitment to keeping personal knowledge up to date by attaining 10 CPD points per annum post GAI Diploma graduation.
IAI CPD – Individuals who are working towards gaining their RegAI status, the collection of 10 CPD points is required over a full year (Jan-Dec) post GAI diploma graduation.