Certified Ice Technician (CIT)

Certified Ice Technician (CIT)

To qualify for the CIT designation, you must:

  • hold “Individual Membership” in the ORFA
  • have a minimum Grade 12 education
  • have a minimum of two years full-time work experience in refrigeration operations, ice making and maintenance
  • have completed the following ORFA-approved courses with a minimum 60% passing grade:
    • Basic Arena Refrigeration (or Advanced Refrigeration Facility Operator or TSSA’s Refrigeration Operator Class “B” Certification)
    • Ice Making and Painting Technologies
    • Ice Maintenance and Equipment Operations
    • Legal Awareness I - Supervising in a Recreation Environment or IOSH Managing Safely in the case of UK or European Residents

All CIT holders are required to recertify every five years. CIT designation holders may recertify by way of the following options:

  • Collect and log a minimum of 50 professional development credits OR
  • Participate in the CIT Recertification Course and write the exam OR
  • Write the online CIT challenge exam.

ORFA Certified Ice Technician (CIT) professional designation is recognized by:

CIT Requisite Courses