a complete listing of upcoming WETT courses
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participants in the WETT training system
Three full working
days plus evening study
no strict entry requirements for this course, although six month of field experience
To introduce participants to solid-fuel technology and regulations
To support, confirm and enhance knowledge gained through on-the-job
The course provides
an overview of wood heating technology and the regulations that govern safe installation.
WETT encourages members of the wood-energy trade, and municipal, insurance and
private home inspectors to take the course together so that all participants learn
about the roles and work objectives of other sectors.
One, Wood-burning Appliances provides an overview of solid-fuel regulatory
structure and regulations and a thorough review of the range of solid-fuel-burning
appliances that are commonly used in Canada, including some information on uses,
relevant regulations and installation and inspection issues specific to each
Day/Module Two, Shielding and Clearances covers the details of safe appliance
installation, including clearances, shielding systems and flue pipe installations.
Participants work through a case study to practise applying the regulations.
Day/Module Three, Chimneys and Venting covers basic venting theory, a review
of chimney types and details on masonry and factory-built chimneys, chimney liners,
relining for fireplace inserts and pellet-appliance venting.
of the course (70% on the examination) permits entry to the three, specialized
training streams: Stream 1 for installers and salespeople, Stream 2 for chimney
sweeps or Stream 3 for municipal, fire or insurance inspectors.
Please note: prices are subject to change and may vary
by region. Visit the courses in your area section for spectific dates, course
locations and registration information.