Certified Ice Technician (CIT)

Certified Ice Technician (CIT)

To qualify for the CIT designation you must:

  • hold “Individual Membership” in the ORFA
  • have Grade 12 education
  • have two years full-time work experience in refrigeration operations and 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 1

All CIT holders are required to recertify every five years.

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



CIT Requisite Courses