Practical and relevant instructor led courses

Instructor-Led Courses

It’s what you know that often gives you the sharpest edge over your competition. Builders can boost their product and installation knowledge by attending our informative training sessions. Led by professional instructors, our courses can be customized to fit their needs, and are available at our facilities or theirs.

Our courses are practical, and relevant to both your business and your bottom line. You decide the course that fits, and we’ll deliver the session in an enriching, professional setting.

Product installation

General installation techniques

Covers the required skills to install all or selected Ply Gem Performance Collection products. Choose either a presentation or a hands-on demonstration. Programs or classes can be customized to the needs of distributors or contractors. Pre-built installation walls can be shipped in to enhance the hands-on versions of the class. For more information, contact your Ply Gem Performance Collection sales representative.

VSI installer certification

This course reviews best practices for installation and concludes with a closed book exam. Successful course completion results in skill validation, listing on the Vinyl Siding Institute (VSI) website and permission to use the VSI Certified Installer logo. This course requires at least three years of experience. There is a $165 cost to take the certification test. A more intensive two-day class is available for contractors with less than three years of field experience. For more information, contact your Ply Gem Performance Collection sales representative.


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