Duration of study

Studying at the Academy lasts one year, and the courses are divided into two semesters that include theoretical and laboratory training, which takes up to 600 teaching hours, according to the curriculum. A certificate of attendance and successful completion of the program is provided, with the possibility of receiving certification by a third independent body.

Course location

The courses take place at the Academy's facilities in Thessaloniki and Athens.

Educational Modules

Complete a training program in one of the most sought-after and high-paying professions today.

Historical overview of the profession, mapping of key legislation, and employment trends.

Organizational chart, company size, economic production sectors.

Opening, sliding, fixtures, outdoor.

Designing, Frame Measurement, Projections - layout, cutting.

SI International System of Units. Anglo-Saxon system of measurement.

Principles of Statics. Scalable and vector sizes. Types of forces.

Tools & Skills for using mechanical equipment. Simple hand tools. Power hand tools. Punch presses. Machine tools. CNC. Carts and workbenches. Toolboxes.

General Employer/Employee Obligations. Security technician. Causes of accidents and precautionary measures. Workplace marking.

Opening - Sliding. Machining. Fitting. Coefficients. Profile paints. Certification of Surface Processes.

Aluminum alloys. Production lines. Recycling. Glazing. Composite panels. Woodee. Woodalux.

Production methods. Placement of mechanical equipment. Dead times- Value flow. Time Tact. Costing.

Definition of Quality. Basic concepts. Lean philosophy. 6s methodology (Six Sigma). ISO. Quality Control issues in profiles.

Types of communication. Communication stages. Marketing plan. Marketing mix. Branding.

Storage methods and systems. "Just in time" method. Stock items. Pallets. Barcode.

Categories- typologies. Aesthetics. Construction method. Components - wiring.

Glass curtains. Pergolas. Lining / Fences.

Doors and opening systems with glued SD panel. Bonding method.

Introduction. Components - construction. Installation of glazing.

Type Tests - Standards. Legislation.

Regulations, standards, and examples of marking for Construction Products. Drafting of a technical file. KENAK.

Theory of welding. Methods. Connection techniques.

Installation stages and coefficients. Frame replacement. Delivery – demonstration of fine operation.


Academy Instructors

Through the continuous guidance of the Academy's experienced instructors, students gain technical knowledge and develop the skills required to manufacture, install, maintain, and repair aluminium frames.

Nikolaos Keramidas
George Sarantis
Fotis Andrikos
Ioannis Papadiotis
Iulianos Koufopoulos

Presentation of the Aluminium Frame Technician Program

The Aluminium Frame Technician program aims to fully prepare young people who wish to train in an up-and-coming profession in the construction industry (the courses are held at the Academy's facilities in Thessaloniki and Athens).


Career Growth

At the Academy, we have a large network of partners from the aluminium frame manufacturing industry. Thus, every graduate of the Academy as a holder of the diploma "Aluminium Framing Technician", has the opportunity to dynamically enter the labour market and immediately find a position as:

\ Technician in extrusion companies.

\ Employee of a company engaged in the manufacture, production and installation of all types of aluminium frames.

\ Freelancer who is contracted to supply, manufacture, install and maintain aluminium frames, after having worked as an assistant to experienced professionals in the sector.

We provide an official certification and the possibility of being certified by an Independent Third Party as well.

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    What our students say about us

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    Studying in the Academy's "Aluminium Frame Technician" program allowed me to develop my knowledge at a theoretical and practical level, investing in an important capital for the development of the family business through an integrated study cycle. The quality of the instructors and the modern facilities of the Academy helped me to attend and complete the program successfully, aiming to prepare for the certification by an independent third party.

    Adramanis Panagiotis D. | Aridea PELLAS

    I chose the program "Aluminium Frame Technician" because it combines specialized theoretical knowledge with practical training, and now I have all the skills to be able to cope with the most demanding projects.

    Evangelos Zirdelis | Graduate of the Second Cycle of Studies | Thessaloniki

    The Academy's program offers the student new professional perspectives to start a successful career in one of the most developing professions in Greece. What I liked a lot about the program is that we met people with advanced skills who transferred their knowledge of new ways of manufacturing and installing frames to us.

    Baroutas Charalambos | Graduate of the Second Cycle of Studies | Thessaloniki

    The cooperation of Architectural Aluminium Academy with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of Macedonia guarantees the high quality of our studies and gives us the certainty that our choice has the seal of two leading Greek educational institutions.

    Ioannis Voutos | Graduate of the second cycle of studies | Athens


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      Answers to frequently asked questions

      The Academy's immediate priorities are to channel its graduates into the professional Aluminium industry, utilizing the network of its partners in Greece and abroad.

      The 600-hour training program, entitled "Aluminium Frame Technician" is aimed at all those who wish to start their professional career in the field of Architectural Aluminium Systems with little or no experience.

      By filling out the expression of interest form. One of our representatives will contact you within 24 hours.

      • "Aluminum Frame Technician" Program: Α 600-hours duration program that is completed in one year and is implemented at the Academy's privately owned facilities in Athens and Thessaloniki.

      The 600-hour program is implemented once a year in small classes of 20-25 people with experienced instructors of the Academy, as well as representatives of organizations from the Aluminum sector in Greece.

      The Academy's immediate priorities include the channeling of its graduates into the professional Aluminum industry, utilizing the network of its partners in Greece and abroad.

      By successfully following the Academy's educational programs, graduates have the opportunity to take Individual Qualifications Certification exams, which are conducted by an Independent Third Party, and then receive the corresponding certification.