The National Chimney Sweeps Training School of Ireland in association with the Chimney Safety Institute of America, (pictured above) commenced the First Certified Chimney Sweep Program and exam on January 5, 2009. The Second Certified Chimney sweep Program is scheduled for August 10th. These Students (pictured left) all successfully passed the Certified chimney sweep course and exam. After signing the code of ethics, they were welcomed into the Chimney Sweeps Association of Ireland as Certified Chimney Sweep Professionals and International members of the National Chimney Sweep Guild of America.
Certified Chimney Sweep members will be offered additional tuition involving relining chimneys, fitting of multi-
A special word of thanks must go to the Instructors and staff at the Chimney Safety Institute of America. www.csia.org and my colleagues at the National Chimney Sweep Guild of America www.ncsg.org
National Chimney Sweep Training School of Ireland Offers State Of The Art Training
January 5th, 2009
Participants will learn how to:
1. Inspect and sweep chimneys serving all kinds of fuel-
2.Operate tools safely and efficently.
3. Diagnose and solve chimney performance problems.
4. Understand industry standards and codes.
5. Receive an introduction to relining a chimney and professionally fitting a multi-
After practicing on the state of the art equipment, the NCSTS students will spend a day working with real customers. With the help of instructors, teams of students will inspect and sweep fireplaces, stoves, and chimneys for neighborhood homeowners in the field. At the NCSTS, students will gain real-
Those scoring 80 or higher on the exam will earn the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep credential. The cost of registration is €1500 which includes all classroom and hands-