Certified Instructional Trainer® (CIT®)

The Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT) is a certification held by those with experience and expertise in developing, designing, and delivering safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) training.


Application Process

Exam Training

Safety training at this level is virtually in every industry including manufacturing, petroleum production and refining, and construction. A CIT may hold positions at the manager, director, technician, or supervisory level and may have other duties in addition to training.

Certified Instructional Trainer® (CIT®)


  1. At least 135 hours of teaching, training, or development in any SH&E specialty
  2. Pass the CIT examination
  3. Maintenance of certification
    1. Pay annual renewal fee
    2. Meet recertification requirements

    Applicants must also disclose if they have been convicted of offenses or have had a professional license or credential suspended, revoked, or placed under probation. BCSP keeps this information confidential but may deny an application based on these matters.

    CIT Exam Preparation, Application, and Examination

    Apply for CIT certification and find information on the examination process, as well as potential study material, by using the buttons below