Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about our FITTskills global trade training program or CITP designation? Find answers to our most frequently asked questions below.

 

CITP Application Notice of Temporary Closing Period

(December 1, 2022-January 6, 2023)  
  
As of January 1, 2023, all applicants for the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP|FIBP) designation must meet new ISO 17024-compliant certification program requirements. As such, all applications for the CITP designation must be received by FITT on or before November 30, 2022. The application process will reopen under the new certification program requirements as of January 6, 2023.  

For applications submitted on or prior to November 30, 2022, those that are not approved will need to reapply for the designation in 2023 under thew new application requirements.  
  
Learn more about ISO 17024 and changes in effect as of January 1, 2023. Questions? Contact certification@fitt.ca

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I’m taking a course through one of FITT’s educational partners. Who should I contact if I have questions?

Your first point of contact is your institution’s FITT Coordinator. Visit our Instructor-Led Courses page to see who the FITT Coordinator is at your institution. If they are unable to help you, you can also contact info@fitt.ca.

I’m taking a FITTskills online course or workshop. Who should I contact if I have questions?

For any questions about course formats, deadlines, access, technical issues, etc., please send an email to info@fitt.ca.

I registered for a FITTskills online course. When is the deadline for taking my final assessment?

You can check the date of your assessment deadline by logging into your FITT Student account. Visit http://fittfortrade.com/user and enter your FITT ID and password to log in. Select FITT Students from your account menu and then My Student Records from the dropdown menu. Here, you’ll be able to review your current and past courses, assessment deadline(s) and your final grades!

What is considered a passing grade for FITTskills courses?

The passing grade for a FITTskills course is 65%.

When will I receive my final grade?

If you write your exam online, your mark will be posted immediately. If you complete the project, your mark will be posted within 3 to 4 weeks.

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FITT Seeking ISO Accreditation for CITP Designation

We are excited to announce that FITT will be applying for ISO 17024 Accreditation. Through this accreditation, FITT’s certified program – the CITP designation – is validated by an independent, unbiased accreditation body – the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) through the Standards Council of Canada. Learn more about ISO 17024 and changes in effect September 1, 2021.