ITA Official Teacher`s Certification Program

ITA Official Teacher is the person who has reached the standards of the traditional techniques and is certified by ITA (International Tsumami zaiku Association) .

Students who completed all three courses (Basic, Middle, and Advance Course) can apply for the teacher certification exam.

Benefits To Be A Certified Teacher:

  1. You can hold workshops under the name of ITA Official Certified Teacher.
  2. Your profile will be posted on ITA official page and Tsumami kanzashi website!
  3. You will get the shop list of tsumami zaiku materials.

-Your name and brand name (if you have)

-Profile photo

-Photo of your work

-A self introduction

-Links to your website and etc

-Comments from ITA

ITA Official Teacher`s Certification Evaluation Examination Procedure

1. Technical review with photos

 -Creation of specified items for technical review and your original Kanzashi

 -Take the specified photos and answer questions on our evaluation sheet and send them to school.

 -The evaluation sheet will be sent after the application

2. Instructor's feedback

 -The instructor will fill out an evaluation sheet and send it to you via email

-If there is any item on the evaluation sheet that requires resubmission,

  you are required to make it over again, take photos of it in the same way, and resend them to us.

3. Zoom session with two instructors

 -This will be the final evaluation to be a certified instructor.

If you pass the Examination,

4. Fill out a Teacher Certification Profile Form

5. Join the ITA membership

6. The certification will be issued

 -Your certification with the serial number will be issued and be sent to you as PDF data.

 -The paper certificate will be mailed to you later.

EXAM. Price $300

Application Requirements

Completion of 3 courses (Basic, Middle and Advanced Course) and who will join the ITA membership.

*No membership fee for the first year. Membership fee ($50) will be automatically extended every year.