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Fenestration Installation Technician – Level 1 (FIT-1) Certification
To apply for this certification, submit an application (located in the FIT-1 Guidebook) with the following fees:
Once you pass the exam, you are a Certified Fenestration Installation Technician - Level 1. The certification is valid for 5 years. There is an annual fee of $50 to maintain your certification. To re-certify after 5 years, candidates will be required to re-exam. For additional fees such as rescheduling exams and replacement certification cards, please see the FIT-1 Guidebook.
The certification addresses the need to ensure the knowledge, skills and abilities of individuals who install factory assembled windows, exterior doors and unit skylights in residential buildings three stories or less. To become certified, individuals will have demonstrated proficiency in understanding and applying manufacturer installation instructions, general building principles, the CSA A440.4 window installation standard and other industry standards and/or best practices.
The Fenestration Installation Technician certification tests each candidate's knowledge to ensure the candidate possesses the knowledge and skills of a minimally qualified candidate. CSA Group's expert committee defines the minimally qualified candidate as follows:
The minimally qualified candidate has the knowledge and is able to: