Having “VSI Certified Installer” next to your name means instant validation of your skills. Whether you’re looking to win more jobs as a subcontractor or increase your earning potential, VSI Certified Installers enjoy instant credibility and increased exposure through our website database. And with additional tools and training to help you move faster and reduce callbacks on every job, VSI can help you market yourself and win more work.
Why get certified?
For skilled vinyl siding installers, becoming a VSI Certified Installer is easy. Get started by taking a class taught by a VSI Certified Trainer — online or in-person. Next, pass an exam that tests your knowledge about vinyl siding installation and industry recognized installation standards according to ASTM D4756.
Find a class with a certified instructor, online or in-person, and prepare for your test.
Do you already have what it takes? Register to get started or Login to resume your training if you already have an account.
Your certification through the VSI Certified Installer Program is valid for five years.
After initial certification, you must apply for recertification every five years to ensure you're up-to-date on the latest vinyl siding application techniques.
In an effort to continue supporting our industry and minimize the spread of COVID-19 across our communities, VSI is now offering Certified Installer classes online at discounted rates. Please see available courses and dates by clicking the link above. Need to reschedule? Please reach out to your instructor directly.
So you’ve proven your expertise and dedication to doing great work on the job. Why become a certified installer? As a “VSI Certified Installer” title and logo on your resume and business materials to help you start winning more work. And the advantages don’t stop there.
As an experienced installer, you can use your title, certification level and the VSI logo in your resume to increase your earning potential.
Silver certified installers are proven experts with increased earning potential. Get access to VSI education to help you demonstrate your leadership and management skills to employers.
As a gold certified installer, you are a leader that new installers look up to. Start training as a certified installer trainer to learn how to pass your skills on to your crew.
With the experience you’ve gained, you’re ready to start training as a VSI Master Trainer and use your knowledge and VSI resources to build your foundation for financial independence.
You’re a master of vinyl siding installation, and you have the ability to leverage VSI continuing education, business resources and networking events to grow your potential in industry even further.
To become a VSI Certified Installer, you must have one year of previous industry experience, or two consecutive semesters of VSI approved installer certification curriculum via an accredited educational institution. If you have less than one year of experience, you may still participate in the program, but you will not receive your certification until you obtain the required experience. Not qualified yet? Join our installer trainee program
Questions? Contact the Program Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 855-547-4846 for any questions on the VSI Certified Installer Program.
Have what it takes to get started? Register to get started or Login to resume your training if you already have an account.
Prefer to attend an in-person class? Find a class in your area.
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