Jared has been
the prestigious designations of: MCPFTM
- Master Certified Picture FramerTM
by the Professional Picture Framers
Association in the US, and GCF - Guild Commended Picture Framer
by the Fine Art Trade Guild in the UK.
recognised credentials are achieved undertaking taking a combination
of thorough written examinations, and stringent practical tests.
What is a MCPFTM?
Master Certified Picture
Framers (MCPFTM) are
awarded their qualification by the
Professional Picture Framers
It certifies that
one can demonstrate a superior framing skills, and is
recognised as the industry's most comprehensive test of
practical preservation and framing knowledge.
requires a pre-requisite designation of CPF®
(Certified Picture Framer), before the MCPFTM examination
can be performed.
The PPFA first initiated the CPF®
program in 1986, to raise the standards of the framing
profession, improved education within the industry, and
recognise those framers who demonstrate a higher knowledge &
skill in the framing profession. Jared is one of only 5 MCPF®
qualified framers in Australia, and less than 60 across the
What is a GCF?
Framers (GCF) are awarded their qualification by the
Fine Art Trade Guild
(FATG), an international trade association for the industry
based in the UK.
Advanced framing skills and knowledge are rigorously
examined by and independent Guild appointer tester. Less
framers worldwide have achieved this distinction, and there
are less than 20 GCF qualified framers in Australia.
Jared is also
holds a Certificate III in Picture
Framing (QLD), as a trade qualified Picture Framing, which is nationally recognised
by government and training bodies across Australia.