Develop The Next Generation
of Skilled Trades Workers

By 2031, 41% of today’s experienced skilled trades workers will exit the workforce, creating millions of opportunities for new installers. We’re ready to train them.

We are the Vinyl Siding Institute, Inc., our industry’s voice in education and advocacy. We believe all people should have the opportunity to earn as they learn. By incorporating our vinyl siding installer education into your course offerings, your students will learn industry-recognized best practices and earn credentials based on their experience levels, making them job-site ready immediately. Connecting your students to these trainings is simple, thanks to virtual and in-person options in multiple languages. You can access information and registration links for all program levels below or download our printable brochure. By doing so, you help your students unlock a future with no limits.

VSI Workforce Development Programs

We make success easy by making it accessible, with an inclusive training curriculum to offer in the classroom or on the job site.

On-demand e-learning modules
Virtual with a live instructor
In-person training
Multilingual courses in English, Spanish & French

Connecting to Coursework is Easy

Simply provide students with the registration link to our trainings and we’ll take care of the rest.

Installer Trainee Program | FREE Course | 1 Hour

No experience, no problem!
Graduates of the first tier of training will walk away with a strong understanding of basic vinyl siding installation and a certificate of achievement that does not expire. Installer trainees gain:

  • Fundamental installation techniques of vinyl, polymeric and insulated vinyl siding, soffit, fascia and specialty tools of the trade
  • Essential knowledge of construction and job site safety
  • Access to full suite of training tools and installation resources, including the StartSafe courses
  • Industry partner education program(s) and networking opportunities
  • Detailed Installer Trainee program description

Online On-demand Virtual Live

Certified Installer Program | $95 On-Demand or $175 Live | 5 Hours

Have some experience? Start here!
Win more jobs and increase earning potential, with instant credibility and enhanced exposure through our Official Installer Directory. Certified installers gain:

Online On-demand Virtual Live

Train the Trainer Program | $375 | 2.5 Days

For those who want to train the next generation
Join the top of the field when you become a Certified Installer Trainer and are empowered to train up-and-coming installer professionals—a fantastic advantage for home improvement organizations, construction companies, educators and more.

  • For educators, advantage of offering and conducting your own in-person training in your classroom
  • For business owners, ability to build your own pipeline of skilled installers and a new revenue stream
  • Five-year, industry-recognized dual installer and trainer certification
  • For details, please fill out the Contact Us form linked here.


Unlocking Earning Potential

Whether they’re just beginning or running their own business, participants in our programs unlock their earning potential in incredible ways. Learn more about how certification and training helps vinyl siding installers climb the ladder to success and increase their salary opportunities.

Explore Earning Potential

Business owner? We have tools for you, too

Are you growing your own workforce, we provide customizable marketing materials so you can spread the word about your training opportunities. Add your logo and contact information to these pre-designed assets.

Download Marketing Materials

Inspire the Next Generation with Key Resources

Talking about these opportunities with future trainees becomes easier with the right tools. Download this bundle of shareable materials and access the link to our motivational video, then share them with whoever is curious about the advantages of working in vinyl siding.

Download Resource Bundle

Questions? We’re happy to help. Email Us