AFPA is the primary certification agency for lumber grading in Alberta.
We train and certify graders, perform inspections, manage quality control procedures and produce reporting in line with established standards.
We offer an online quality management system for our members.
If you would like access to this system, please contact AFPA’s office at 780-452-2841 to receive a username and password. Members who are already enrolled can access the system here.
Lumber Grading Resources
The National Lumber Grades authority sets strict standards to ensure consistency and structural integrity. Learn about the rules for different grades here.read more
Lumber grading students can access past lumber grading exams and homework assignments here as study aids. Certified lumber graders can apply to extend their certificate for one year if they meet specific criteria.read more