Here you will find information about the Casting Instructor Certification Program (CICP) and how to sign up and prepare for the Master Casting Instructor (MCI) test.
Who manages the casting program?
The Casting Instructor Certification Program (CICP) was established in 1992 by well-known casters of what was then the Federation of Fly Fishers. The Casting Board of Governors (CBOG) manages the CICP and periodically updates instructors tests. Click here to view the history of the CICP. The CICP has made sustained efforts to upgrade the testing of potential candidates through the Examiner Development Pathway (EDP). Click here to view information on the EDP. Below are links to study and and other materials to assist in test preparation.
Requirements to sign up for an MCI test:
MCI Test candidates must be FFI members and either be an FFI Certified Casting Instructor (CI) or have an instructor qualification from a recognized casting organization to qualify through the FFI’s Challenge Program.
MCI Test Information:
How to sign up for a test:
Testing is done at scheduled events or may be privately arranged.
A private test can be scheduled by contacting local qualified examiners in your area and the FFI office at this link: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): Below you will find links to information about commonly asked questions:
Preparing for any FFI test takes time, commitment, and honest evaluation. The CICP and CBOG have prepared this page to direct you to information to help you pass the MCI test. However, there is no substitute for the candidate’s commitment to achieve a positive outcome.