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APA - The Engineered Wood Association, The Leading Resource for Information About Engineered Wood Products™

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The Online Resource for Learning About Engineered Wood.

Knowledge is Power!

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APA has applied for course certification renewal from AIA. Until certification renewal is confirmed, APA cannot guarantee that continuing education credits from AIA will be granted for completing Wood University Courses. Please check this page again soon for status updates.

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