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.

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What currency are prices listed in?

All prices listed on FITTforTrade.com are in CAD.

Which course or workshop should I take first? Is there a required order?

We generally recommend taking the courses in the order listed on our online courses page, starting with Feasibility of International Trade. But there is not a required order for FITTskills courses and workshops.

How many hours does it take to complete an online course or workshop?

The courses and workshops are self-paced, so the time required will vary from person to person depending on how you study, your pre-existing knowledge of the course or workshop material, and other factors. We generally estimate it will take 30-45 hours to complete a course if you are completely new to international trade, or closer to 15-20 hours if you already have 2 or more years of experience. Similarly, we estimate it will take 10-15 hours to complete a workshop if you are completely new to international trade, or closer to 5-8 hours if you already have 2 or more years of experience.

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.

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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.