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How to get WETT Certified (updated June 2013)
Step 1: Register the for the Code Compliance course (3 credits) via the WETT website.
Step 2: Complete the Code Compliance course by scoring 70% or better on the Code Compliance examination.
(Please note: You are now a student member and cannot use the WETT logo. You must complete your certification within five years of passing the
Code Compliance course examination.)
Step 3: Decide on the which path you want to take to become certified and register for the courses in the following
order:

WETT Certification
Technician or Advisor

WETT Certification
Chimney Sweeping

WETT Certification
SITE Basic Inspection

Woodburning Systems
2 days
+

SITE Basic
1 day
+
Chimney Sweeping

2 days for Chimney Sweeps

Step 4:

At your third WETT course (SITE Basic Inspection) you will receive a declaration form. Be sure to complete this at the course.You need to pass each examination by scoring 70% or higher. If your declaration form and letter of reference are submitted correctly and clearly prove that you have accomplished the required 80 weeks of field experience outlined in your selected path (and you have passed the examination with 70%), you will receive your WETT certification information in the mail within eight weeks of the exams being recieved at the WETT National office.

WETT Certification
Technician or Advisor

WETT Certification
Chimney Sweeping

WETT Certification
SITE Basic Inspection

Woodburning Systems
(2 credits)
SITE Basic
(1 credit)

Requires a verifiable
declaration of
at least 80 weeks field experience in sales and/or installation, signed
by student + letter of reference

 

Woodburning Systems
(2 credits)
SITE Basic
(1 credit)

Chimney Sweeping

(2 credits)


Requires a verifiable
declaration of
at least 80 weeks field experience in chimney sweeping, signed by student + letter of reference

Woodburning Systems
(2 credits)
SITE Basic
(1 credit)

Requires a verifiable
declaration of
at least 80 weeks of inspections and must include 30 inspections of wood burning appliances + letter of reference


(6 credits earned)
(8 credits earned)
(6 credits earned)

 

The WETT Continuing Education Program
There are several Continuing Education (CE) courses available. In order to maintain certification, all WETT certificate holders are required to successfully complete at least one course every five years. By attending CE courses, you can hone your skills in the specialty areas that your work involves. You can also achieve WETT Advanced Certification by earning a total of 9 credits with the following courses: Code Compliance, Woodburning Systems, SITE Basic Inspection, Chimney Sweeping, SITE Comprehensive Inspection and achieving at least 85% on every WETT exams that you write. You must also have a minimum of 160 weeks field experience.


Additional WETT Certification
Step 1:

You must already be WETT certified.

Step 2:

Decide on the which additional certification you wish to pursue and register for the courses:

WETT Central
Systems Technician

WETT Certification
Pellet Technician

WETT Certification
Pellet Sweep

For WETT certified Technicians, System Advisors and Chimney Sweeps. All others will receive one continuing education credit

Central Heating Systems
1 day for Technicians

For WETT certified Technicians only. All others will receive one continuing education credit.

Pellet Heating Technology
1 day for Technicians

For WETT certified Sweeps only. All others will receive one continuing education credit.

Pellet Heating Technology
1 day for Chimney Sweeps

Step 3:

You need to pass each examination by scoring 70% or higher. If your supporting documentation is submitted correctly and clearly proves that you have accomplished the required experience outlined in your selected path (and you have passed the examination with 70%), you will receive your WETT certification information in the mail within eight weeks of the exams being received at the WETT National office.

WETT Central
Systems Technician

WETT Certification
Pellet Technician

WETT Certification
Pellet Sweep

Central Heating Systems
(1 credit)

Requires verifiable declaration of 40 weeks of experience in the installation of central heating systems, along with a letter of reference.

 

Pellet Heating Technology
(1 credit)


Requires proof of at least 15 installations of pellet appliances and proof of completion of at least two manufacturer/
distributor pellet appliance service courses

Pellet Heating Technology
(1 credit)


Requires proof of servicing at least 15 pellet appliances and proof of completion of at least two manufacturer/
distributor pellet appliance service courses.


(1 credit earned) (1 credit earned) (1 credit earned)
 
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