Certifications and Credentials

DHI has credentialed more than 2,000 certified door security and safety professionals around the world. Their skills provide the balance of life safety and security for millions of building occupants. Those who are working toward—or have already achieved—a certified consultant status, know the hundreds of hours it takes to learn every aspect of the door and hardware industry, plus the attention and effort required to hone that knowledge into a skill that will satisfy the many different needs of a building.

DHI credentialed individuals have successfully completed a prescribed series of training and have passed rigorous certification examinations. To learn more about our training, visit our Education Resource Guide.

Use DHI’s Credentials + Certifications Guide to promote your individual and company marks of excellence to your customers.

Find a Pro

Looking for a door security and safety professional in your area? Learn more about our legacy certifications, determine your needs and find a consultant near you!


Legacy Certifications

These long-standing certifications are well recognized throughout our industry.



New Certifications and Credentials

Five new credentials to meet the needs of today’s market.

Continuing Education Program

Increase your standing in the industry and gain an advantage over your peers.



Certification Policies

Learn more about our certification program policies and other requirements for maintaining DHI certifications.