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NEWS RELEASE: NCSG Launches New Chimney Professional Certification Program

Ankeny, Iowa — The National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG) has officially launched the new Chimney Professional Certification Program. Chimney sweeps can become a Certified Chimney Professional (CCP), Certified Chimney Reliner (CCR) and Certified Chimney Journeyman (CCJ) beginning today.

The new and enhanced certifications were developed over the past year with the input of nearly 600 chimney sweeps following rigorous international standards. NCSG has worked transparently with the industry to ensure the tasks, knowledge and skills demonstrated by passing the CCP, CCR and CCJ exams recognize the credibility of the certified chimney professional. 

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Advocacy UL 1390

Time Sensitive NCSG Certifications Call to Action
Respond by November 16, 2022 

At NCSG, it is part of our duty as a Guild to inform our members and certification holders of changes and updates in policies surrounding the industry.

We are asking for your participation to help pass an update to the following standard for UL 1390:


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NCSG Business Value Questionnaire

NCSG Business Value Questionnaire

The following questionnaire accompanies the December 2021 Coach's Corner Article on the topic of Exit Planning.

What is current annual Revenue?

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NEWS RELEASE: NCSG Expanding and Accrediting Certification Programs

June 24, 2021

Ankeny, Iowa — The National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG) is pleased to announce the development of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited certification programs. When completed in 2022, the ANSI accreditation will offer chimney and venting professionals certifications that are held to the highest possible standard.

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