Continuing Education

The following opportunities are available to NAAMM members for AIA Continuing Education Credit or Self Education.

Hollow Metal Doors and Frames

Course Title: Fire-Rated Doors and Frames


At the conclusion of this course the participant will gain knowledge and understanding over the following:

  • A basic understanding of fire test requirements, processes and procedures for obtaining ratings on fire rated doors and frames.
  • Hardware requirements and configurations for use in fire rated doors and frames.
  • Highlight various fire rated door and frame applications including requirements for glazing, transoms and other components.

Use this link to access the course:
HMM05A - Fire-Rated Doors and Frames

Course Title: Installation and Storage of Hollow Metal Doors and Frames

Upon completion of this course, the designer will be able to:

  • Describe the necessary precautions for the successful installation and operation of hollow metal frames.
  • List the requirements for the successful installation and operation of hollow metal frames.
  • Explain the proper receipt and storage of hollow metal doors and frames on a jobsite and list where each of the responsibilities lay.
  • Illustrate the correct Installation and anchoring techniques for hollow metal frames.

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HMM08B - Installation and Storage of Hollow Metal Doors and Frames

Course Title: The HMMA Hollow Metal Manual

This webinar session will be an overview of HMMA’s Hollow Metal Manual. Attendees will become better acquainted with the benefits of Hollow Metal doors through a review of terminology, the manufacture process, application components, and more. Attendees will also gain crucial knowledge for specifying Hollow Metal doors and frames through an overview of the Hollow Metal Manual including fabrication, standards, and applications.

Course Title: HMMA 840, Guide Specification for Installation and Storage of Hollow Metal Doors and Frames

This webinar session describe the necessary precautions for the successful installation and operation of hollow metal frames and list the requirements for the successful installation and operation of hollow metal frames. The proper jobsite receipt and storage of hollow metal doors and frames will be reviewed. This session will also illustrate the correct Installation and anchoring techniques for hollow metal frames.


Expanded Metal Products

Course Title: Introduction to Expanded Metal and Applications


Upon completion of this course, the designer will be able to:

  • Describe what expanded metal is
  • List the benefits of expanded metal
  • Describe how expanded metal is installed and what the current standards are
  • Write specifications using industry standard nomenclature on various patterns

Use this link to access the course: 
EMM05A - Introduction to Expanded Metal and Applications