Providing educational and credentialing services to the fence, deck, rail, automated vehicular gates and access control industries.

The Accreditation and Certification Institute advances professionalism, consumer and safety awareness in these industries by offering certification and accreditation programs. We're expanding our services in 2020. Check back here for updates and new program availability.


Certified Fence Contractor (CFC)

Elevate your career and stand out in your community as a fence industry expert by earning your Certified Fence Contractor (CFC) designation - the new Gold Standard for our industry. It enables anyone in your community to find a quality, professional fence company that has earned the seal of approval from the nation's top industry association.

NEW! Certified Gate Automation Technician (CGAT)

The premier certification for gate installers. Take the first step to becoming a Master Certified Gate Automation Technician by taking the CGAT exam. This program is a prerequisite to the Master Certification. This credential is for individuals who have the experience, knowledge, safety awareness, professionalism and skills in the installation and servicing of automated gate systems.

NEW! Certified Gate Automation Designer (CGAD)

Keeping up with the industry market, the CGAD is the most comprehensive gate designer certification available to our industry. This certification recognizes those in the industry who exemplify an exceptional level of expertise in designing and layout of automated gate systems.