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  • Business 

Launch Your Authentication Business

Whether you are a collector or a professional in the resale sector, mastering the skill of authentication protects your investments and minimizes your liabilities. Find a career in the $50b resale sector with credentials and experience from the Authentication Institute of America.

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  • Education

Self-Paced Learning

Take all the time you need to study and learn the material in our courses. Put it into practice, and reference the content at any time.

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  • Certified

Earn Your Certification

Become a credentialed authenticator. Pass 10 brand courses (5 required brands, 5 elective brands) with 90% accuracy, a methodology essay, and a proctored virtual assessment. You retain access to all dynamic course work to keep abreast of new authentication updates and counterfeit trends.

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  • Corporate Training

Company Wide Training

Whether big or small, AIA can customize corporate training for you and your staff. Workflows, Authentication, Education and Tips; AIA will create a specialized training plan and continued support while you grow your business in the pre-owned space. 

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An open letter to the Resale community,

We created the Authentication Insitute of America to be a repository of knowledge. Our aim is to promote best practices and thorough scholarship in the art of authentication. We encourage partners and players to adopt a code of ethics, which we believe is essential in building a more standardized, transparent, and trustworthy trade. We will advocate for all the good actors; whether individuals,  resale companies, or service providers. We invite you to connect with us. We want to learn and share and build together. Collaboration will only strengthen and grow our industry. Only by working together, can we ever imagine curbing the rampant proliferation of counterfeits. Only as a unified community, can we begin to partner with trade organizations, brands, and the authorities. 

Connect, pledge, and perform.

With our humble sincerity,
Deanna Thompson and Graham Wetzbarger

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WE CURRENTLY OFFER AUTHENTICATION EDUCATION IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES, WITH MORE TO COME!

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Authentication Institute of America

Creating unified trust in the secondary market

“There is no singular governing body for the authentication of goods in the secondary market, until now. We will fill that void.”

Deanna Thompson

Co-Founder, Authentication Institute of America

Authentication Institute of America
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