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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-fuel/wood burning stoves and inset stoves to Building Regulations and the Manufacturer's Installation Instruction manuals. Chimney Physics, Installing and troubleshooting Woodburning Heath Appliances, Advanced Inspection and Documentation.

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

The first session of the six-day National Chimney Sweep Training School of Ireland opened. The NCSTS of Ireland offers chimney and venting technology professionals the latest and best in training and materials. The session scheduled offered hands-on training for employees, new sweeps, and long-time chimney service professionals.The National Chimney Sweep Training School of Ireland offers the most complete training program in the industry. Through a combination of hands-on work and classroom teaching, students will master the basic skills used by chimney service professionals.

Participants will learn how to:
1. Inspect and sweep chimneys serving all kinds of fuel-burning appliances.
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-fuel/wood burning stove and inset stove to Building Regulations and the Manufacturer's installation manual.

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-world experience plus a valuable review of the codes, clearances and standards that chimney professionals must follow. Sessions will be limited in order to provide maximum hands-on participation and learning. Review and instruction sessions will also prepare participants to take the Chimney Safety Institute of America Certified Chimney Sweep exam on the last day of class.
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-on instruction, all classroom materials including the Successful Chimney Sweep reference manual, and the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep exam. The Chimney Sweeps Association of Ireland urgently requires Certified chimney sweep/inspectors in all 26 Counties of Ireland. If you feel like a change or would like to try something completely different by becoming a self employed certified chimney sweep professional then join us. No experience neccessary as full training will be given.  

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