2022 Event Calendar

See below for all of our events – and check back as we add more!


Start With Your Certification

Certified Chimney Sweep®

CSIA National Training Academy (CNTA)

Hosted at the CSIA Tech Center in Plainfield, IN

Get certified through the only hands-on training of its kind. Classroom, lab, and hands-on instruction over six days from the nation’s best instructors.


CCS Review and Exam

In-Person review to prepare for the certification exam to earn or renew the credential.



Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® (C-DET)

2-Day C-DET Workshop

Learn how to diagnose, reroute, clean and rebuild a dryer vent system.


C-DET Review and Exams

In-Person review to prepare for the certification exam to earn or renew the credential.





Advance Your Education

4 Day Workshops

24 CEUs. 3 Great Classes. 1 Location. Check out each event to see course offerings. Attend 1, 2, or all 3 classes. 




North America’s premier indoor-outdoor showcase is turning up the heat on the education program to be even better in 2022. Join us for comprehensive chimney sweep education led by experts here at the CSIA in addition to the 30+ elective and technical sessions developed by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Education Foundation as well as the NFI.



Chimney Documentation to Reduce Liability and Increase Profits

Learn proper chimney inspection techniques and reporting skills to reduce your liability and increase your bottom line.



Chimney Science

A home functions as a system of integrated parts. Learn the science of making a home’s chimney and venting systems function successfully.



Factory-Built Changeout

Factory-built fireplaces have a life span, and across the country many are reaching the end of the road. In this class we will be discussing selling and pricing, removing the old unit and replacing it. As part of the class we will get hands-on practice removing and replacing a unit along with learning the carpentry skills required.



NFI Wood Training & Exam and CSIA Wood Hands-On Training

This 3-day class is a partnership between CSIA & NFI and covers both solid-fuel factory-built fireplaces and all types of wood stoves, including freestanding, inserts, and manufactured high-efficiency fireplaces. We’ll discuss installation and planning, solid-fuel appliance regulations and instructions, appliances, venting and ventilation, and troubleshooting.



CSIA Hands-On Gas Class

This 3-day course covers troubleshooting and the knowledge necessary to be successful servicing gas appliances.



NFI Gas Training & Exam

We will walk through topics like regulations and instructions, fuel characteristics and delivery, appliance requirements, venting, ventilation, and troubleshooting. Various venting methods and all major gas hearth appliances will be covered including fireplaces, gas log sets, inserts, and freestanding stoves.



Masonry School

This 5-day course will take the student from the basics of brick and mortar through advanced skills with extensive hands-on instruction from expert instructors.



CSIA Hands-On Relining Course

This seminar will teach attendees the why, when, and how of stainless steel relining.


Ropes Course

Learn how to safely set up fall protection systems before you leave the ground and how to safely access roofs of any pitch.



CSIA Business Symposium

This all-star group of speakers and business consultants has taken many businesses to new heights of operational efficiency and profitability, and may just have the next tip to take your business there too.


When you attend one of our events, we’re happy to provide you with a list of nearby preferred hotels so you don’t have to spend your time researching it.