Chimney Safety Institute of America

It is the mission of the Chimney Safety Institute of America to foster public awareness of issues relating to chimney and venting performance and safety, and to promote the education of associated professionals through technical training and certification opportunities.


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Industry Education

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Certified Professionals

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NCSTS Chimney Fire

National Chimney Sweep Training School

Send us your greenhorn and in six days we'll send you back a pro! CSIA's National Chimney Sweep Training School students get to experience the sounds, sights (and smells) of a chimney fire first-hand at the CSIA Technology Center near Indianapolis. Students will learn the fundamentals of sweeping and inspection of chimney systems, equipment operation, health and safety considerations and step-by-step instruction in codes, clearances, standards and practices. Learn more...

Earning the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Credential

Certified Chimney SweepThe CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® credential is acknowledged by a growing number of industry organizations, insurance underwriters, local, state and federal agencies as the measure of a chimney sweep’s knowledge about the evaluation and maintenance of chimney and venting systems. Learn More...

Earning the CSIA Certified Dryer Credential

C-Det The CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician program evaluates a technician's understanding of the basic information that must be mastered to become competent dryer exhaust safety and fire prevention specialists. Learn More...