Intended for:
Chimney Sweeps

Length:
Two full working days plus evening study
Prerequisites:
Successful completion of Code Compliance. Eighty (80) weeks of chimney sweeping experience is recommended and is required to achieve certification following this course.

Objectives:
To introduce participants to chimney sweeping techniques and to the roles and responsibilities of chimney sweeps.
To support, enhance and confirm knowledge acquired in field work.

Scope:
The course provides the opportunity for participants to explore in detail the tools, techniques and safety procedures required for success as a chimney sweep.

Content:
Regulatory issues related to sweeping
Potential hazards and risk prevention
Diagnosis and trouble-shooting
Tools and techniques used in sweeping
Communicating with the householder
Oil and gas systems
Masonry chimney repair
Sweeping after a chimney fire

Output:
Successful completion of the course (70% on the examination), when combined with the necessary 80 weeks of chimney sweeping experience, results in WETT certification Chimney Sweeping