CAP MIT Fitter in Thermal Installations | rncp30951
1st year in initial way
Apprenticeship possible in 2nd year

The CAP is accessible in the initial year and can be pursued in the second year as an initial or apprenticeship.

The holder of this diploma is a qualified worker in heating installation for individual houses, buildings, businesses or industrial or public buildings.

It ensures the installation, maintenance and repair.

His/her activities may be as follows: assembly: installation of equipment (boilers, radiators, etc.), realization and installation of the pipe network (cutting, bending, welding, etc.), connection to the appliances, installation and connection of electrical and regulation equipment; commissioning: checking the operation of the system, adjustments; user information: presentation of the system and operating instructions.

Other activities: maintenance (change of a part, routine maintenance...), renovation.

Target audience & Prerequisites

  • Young people from 16 to 29 years old or even 35 years old according to conditions.
  • For children under 15 years of age, they must have completed the Common Base of Competencies.
  • To have the 3rd level, young people holding an equivalent diploma or higher.
  • Job seeker, Professional retraining, Individual training leave.

Conditions of access

Admission after study of the application and interview, final admission upon signature of the apprenticeship or professionalization contract. or professionalization contract.

The training is available throughout the school year subject to a study of the academic file.

Training accessible to people with disabilities after a personalized study of the necessary accommodations.

Training is also available in a modified and/or lighter course for holders of an equivalent diploma in another specialty.

Duration and cost of the training

Initial training :

  • Duration: 2 years │ 490 hours of training per year
  • Internship : 6 weeks

Apprenticeship training :

  • Duration: 2 years │ 490 hours of training per year
  • Alternation : 2 sem. in a company | 2 sem. in a training center
  • Cost: 7500€ paid by the OPCO. Remainder to be paid by the apprentice: 0€.

Duration and alternation are indicative and can be adjusted according to the company's needs and the learner's prerequisites.

Opportunities, professions, jobs

Sectors of activity :

Building, equipment


Type of jobs available:

Thermal installer, heating engineer, thermal equipment fitter


Further study:


Indicators of success:

Number of participants 6
Passes Exam 5
Chess Exam
Abandonments during the course of the journey 0
Integration into the workforce upon graduation 2

Find all the indicators of our training courses on the INSERJEUNES website

Based in Sury-le-Comtal, in the heart of the Forez plain and an employment area in line with the training courses offered, the CFA Sainte-Claire is easily accessible from all over the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region thanks to the important interurban transport network of the Loire.

You will follow your training in the heart of 4500m² of technical platforms for professional teaching, the CFA also has a boarding school of 84 places which can welcome young people coming from all over France and a catering service morning-morning-evening of self-service type and cafeteria.

Program :

Professional skills blocks

UP 1 - Study and preparation of an intervention

- complete and transmit documents
- decode a technical file of thermal installation
- choose materials and tools

UP2 - Realization of a current work 

- Determine the supplies necessary for the realization
- Organize its intervention
- Secure its intervention
- Receive the supplies
- Equip the devices
- Set up the thermal installation
- Install the supports and the devices
- Assemble and connect the networks
- Control the work carried out

UP3 Realization of specific works 

- Exchange and report orally
- Carry out a commissioning
- Apply a preventive maintenance procedure
- Carry out a corrective maintenance operation

The evaluation methods are described in the annexes of the decree defining the diploma relating to evaluation (see in particular the examination regulations and the definitions of the tests).

Blocks of general skills

Block 1 : French - History-geography - Moral and civic education

►Enter into oral exchange: listen, react, express oneself
►Enter into written exchange: read, analyze, write
►Become a competent and critical reader
►Confront knowledge and values to build one's cultural identity
►Apprehend the diversity of societies and the richness of cultures
►Represent the situation studied in time and space
►Recover, classify and prioritize the information contained in a document according to given criteria
►Acquire a citizen's approach from one's daily environment

Block 2 : Mathematics - Physical chemistry

► Search, retrieve, and organize information
► Propose, choose, and execute a method of solving
► Experiment
► Criticize a result with argumentation
► Report on an approach

Pedagogical and technical means :

The training takes place in our technical workshops dedicated to the energy industry.

The acquisition of the program is done by means of an active pedagogy, alternating phases of courses in center and training in company: Workshops, tools, material of work for the shaping of copper, steel..., multibrand boilers, PAC, technical files, booklets, cards, supports of course, exercises...

A computer room equipped with 14 PCs is available for technological research.

A "classic" classroom is also used when necessary.

Evaluation methods

Learning is measured throughout the course and a skills log is written.

The evaluation of satisfaction is carried out at the end of the course

The diploma is validated by passing the CAP tests at the end of the final year.

Monitoring arrangements:

The course is based on teaching methods centered on individualization.

We choose a pedagogical strategy that aims to :

To individualize the courses by proposing to each person a personalized course,
To develop autonomy by making our trainees actors of their learning,
To develop the technological culture, by integrating all the components, including those related to the safety on the workstation,
To develop attitudes, methods and professional rigor.
Course phases and individualized case studies are validated by the referent trainer through collaborative work in small groups.
The practical work phases are evaluated individually by the referent trainer who records the results in a portfolio of skills.
Supervised time on TD and practical work is also provided to prepare for the title.
A computer room is available for the constitution of the internship report and activity report in the company, necessary for the passage of the CAP MIT.

This form was updated on January 16, 2023