Rooftop Chimney Sweep Ashley Eldridge

Chimney Safety Institute of America

Our mission: Advance public awareness while educating and certifying industry professionals.
Our vision: Every family enjoys a safe, warm home.


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Industry Education

Keep up to date with the latest education and certifications industry has to offer.

Certified Professionals

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Chimney sweeps: Earn or Renew Your CCS 

If you are a chimney sweep in need of renewing or obtaining your CCS credential (view our list of in-person classes) or non-certified professional interested in our National Chimney Sweep Training School, we are now booking for 2016!  

Earn the CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep Credential

Certified Chimney SweepThe CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep credential is the measure of a chimney sweep’s knowledge about the evaluation and maintenance of chimney and venting systems. Join more than 1,700 peers and get your CCS. Be at the top of your game. View our calendar of all classes in 2016 (PDF).

Earn the CSIA C-DET Credential

C-DetThe CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician program (watch this video) evaluates a technician's understanding of the basic information that must be mastered to become competent dryer exhaust safety and fire prevention specialists. Click here to learn how to become C-DET certified!