International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association
IKECA is an international trade association representing kitchen exhaust cleaning specialists and inspectors of commercial kitchen exhaust systems. The kitchen exhaust industry is growing at a rapid pace, and technology is changing all the time. IKECA has developed certification programs to provide individuals with the means to keep on top of the changes in codes, standards and technology.
IKECA confers three internationally recognized certifications which demonstrate a high level of knowledge of the codes and standards relevant to the industry, as well certifications unique to The City of Boston which are pre-approved to meet the city’s requirements for commercial kitchen cleaning and inspection.
International Certification Programs:
CECT – Certified Exhaust Cleaning Technician Certification
CECS – Certified Exhaust Cleaning Specialist Certification
CESI – Certified Exhaust Systems Inspector Certification
City of Boston Certification Programs:
BCCS - Boston Certified Cleaning Specialist
BCSI – Boston Certified Systems Inspector
An IKECA certification shows a dedication to success and provides recognition throughout the kitchen exhaust industry.
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