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Doors and Windows 

Learn about the most common types of install situations, including the mechanical and installation aspect of the industry, finish work, problems solving and more.

Price: $990 per attendee

4 Full Days (8:00 am to 4:00 pm daily)

Our workshops are regularly scheduled events held in large cities around the U.S., as well as on-site workshops upon request. Doors & Windows On-Site Workshops start at $14,400.00 and allow up to 15 participants (additional participants for additional fee).


Workshop Description

Finally, a practical training service that gives you "hands-on" practice while you learn trade skills.

Workshop includes:

Welcome to our comprehensive Door and Window Installation Workshop! Are you eager to master the art of professional door and window installation, regardless of your current skill level? Look no further.

Our hands-on workshop is designed to empower participants with the knowledge and practical skills needed to achieve flawless installations. Whether you're a seasoned pro looking to refine your techniques or a complete beginner taking your first steps in the world of carpentry, our expert instructors will guide you every step of the way.


During this immersive workshop, you'll learn the latest industry best practices, gain insights into materials and tools, and develop the confidence to tackle projects with ease. With a focus on safety, precision, and efficiency, you'll be equipped to handle a wide range of door and window installations like a true professional.


Join us today and open the door to a world of opportunities in home improvement and construction. No matter your skill level, you'll leave our workshop with the skills and knowledge to excel in this essential trade."

TSA certificates will be presented to everyone who attends this training.

SPECIAL NOTE:  Due to the personalized nature of this workshop, we must limit attendance to 32 attendees, so please pre-register early to ensure your spot at this popular training session. 


Part 1:

Major Topics:

  • Understanding the different window materials: Vinyl, Fiberglass, Wood-clad, Aluminum

  • Understanding the different types of window styles: single hung, double hung, casement, picture windows, sliders & awning

  • Identifying the tools used for installing windows

  • Understanding window symbols for reading construction drawings

  • Knowing common building codes for windows and J-calcs

  • Tips for ordering replacement (swing types), windows

  • Cost-effective purchasing for windows & doors

  • Safety concerns & security issues

  • Demolition tips for removal of old or damaged doors & windows

  • Understanding the different types of windows & glass

  • How to replace a window in an existing wall

  • Installing windows in new wall construction

  • Considerations for installing windows in block walls

  • Exterior siding issues for various window installation

  • Foam guns and foam techniques

  • Knowing the importance of the installation checklist

  • Opening modifications – installing a window in a wall that has no opening or needs the opening changed to fit new window

  • Knowing Plumb / level / square

  • Knowing the different types of wall construction – stucco / siding / block ETC.

  • Knowing the different ways that a wall sheds water/moisture…and re-connecting to the water-shed system of the building

  • Alarm wire complications and options

  • Knowing your job description – responsibilities of the lead installer VS the assistant installer

  • Understanding the differences between interior, exterior, & closet doors

  • Replacing an existing door with a “slab-door”

  • Replacing a door & jamb with a “pre-hung” door

  • Installing the doorknob hardware, deadbolt, peephole, ect.

  • Understanding the various adjustments for different doors

  • Installing closet doors (sliding tracks, hanging tracks, & bi-folds)

  • Thresholds, weather-guards, & weather-stripping for exterior door

  • Exterior siding issues for various window installations

  • Tips on caulking, trimming, painting & finishing the window


Hands-On Activities:

  • Installing windows in new wall construction

  • Installing replacement windows

  • Measuring the correct size units

  • Plumb / Level / Square and door & window adjustments

  • Foam guns

  • Installing pre-hung exterior doors

  • Installing pre-hung interior doors

  • Installing closet doors (sliding & bi-fold)

Part 2:

Major Topics:

  • Understanding the different trim materials: MDF Paint grade trim, Stain grade trim, Finger joint paint grade trim, Frame expanders & Accessory pieces, Jamb extensions
    Identifying the tools used for finishing doors & windows
    Finishing tips: filling holes, sanding, caulking, sealing, & painting
    Different types of trim, window casing, and miters
    Aprons and skirt boards
    Different types of caulking and techniques
    Stucco patch and drywall patch related to replacement installation
    Knowing the importance of the installation checklist
    Alarm wire complications and options
    Knowing your job description – responsibilities of the lead installer VS the assistant installer


Hands-On Activities:

  • Trim carpentry – aprons / skirts / door & window casing / jamb extensions / accessory pieces
    Drywall patch
    Interior & Exterior Caulking
    Stucco patch
    Door & window plugs and filling nail holes
    Touch-up techniques to repair damaged units
    Hardware installation

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Certificates provided for all workshop completions.


Minimum Enrollment Policy and Disclaimer

A minimum number of participants must be signed up in order to run any workshop (typically 15).

If minimum enrollment is not met, Training Services Association retains the right to cancel the workshop. If this happens, all enrollees will receive a 100% refund.

Are you ready?

Workshop classes have limited space.

Click the button below to reserve your spot today!

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