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Demonstrate your expertise and advance your career through AFA's certification programs. Testing will be offered at FENCETECH 2023.

CERTIFIED FENCE CONTRACTOR (CFC)

Certified Fence Contractor BadgeWHO SHOULD APPLY:

Owners, upper-level management, and next-generation owners of fence contracting businesses

TOPICS COVERED:

- Marketing, Advertising, and Sales
- Estimating and Bidding
- Insurance and Legal Issues
- Accounting and Corporate Structure
- OSHA Compliance and Safety Management
- UL 325 and ASTM F2200

COST:

$750

For more information on the CFC program, please click here.

CERTIFIED GATE AUTOMATION DESIGNER (CGAD)

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

Sales staff, operations and project managers, and anyone dedicated to the design and configuration of an automated gate system

TOPICS COVERED:

- UL 325 for automated gate systems
- ASTM F2200 and an Introduction to M.U.T.C.D. - Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
- Types of Gates
- Types of Gate Operators
- Introduction to Electrical Wiring
- Access Control Devices
- Vehicular Detection Systems
- Power Failure Options
- High Security Applications
- Site considerations

COST:

$200

For more information on the CGAD program, please click here.

CERTIFIED GATE AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN (CGAT)

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

Installers, technicians, and servicers of automated gate systems; operations and project managers

TOPICS COVERED:

- UL 325
- ASTM F2200
- Safety
- Types of Gates and Operators
- Electrical Wiring and Testing
- Vehicle Detectors
- Telephone Entry
- Installation Best Practices

COST:

$250

For more information on the CGAT program, please click here.

CERTIFIED OPERATIONS MANAGER (COM)

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

Managers, superintendents, and other employees responsible for or aspiring to overseeing day-to-day operations of fence contracting companies

TOPICS COVERED:

- Building Team Members
- Cycle of Operations - Sales
- Cycle of Operations - Project Management
- Cycle of Operations - Installation
- Operations Manager Toolbox

COST:

$350

For more information on the COM program, please click here.

CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

FENCETECH attendees can add a certification application to their FENCETECH registration.  Study materials are sent electronically following application approval.

Certification exams are offered in two separate blocks on Wednesday and Thursday.  Candidates may test either day; candidates who test on Wednesday may return to retake exams on Thursday if needed.

All certification exams are administered through the Accreditation and Certification Institute (ACI).  

 

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