The Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician course concentrates on the technical procedure for successfully completing the restoration of a fire and smoke damaged environment.
We learn how to combine technical procedures with a practical approach to managing the job site and how that relates to pricing the job.
OCT: Odour Control Technician
The Odor Control Technician course covers olfaction and odor, odor sources, detection process, the theory of odor control, equipment, chemical options, and applications. We learn how to address odors caused from biological sources such as decomposition, urine contamination, and mold, combustion sources such as fire and smoke damage, and chemical sources such as fuel oil spills or volatile organic chemicals.
UFT: Upholstery and Fabric Technician
The Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician course covers upholstery fiber categories, fiber identification, and testing, manufacturing of the fiber and fabric, the chemistry of cleaning, upholstery cleaning methods, protections, spotting, and potential problems. A student will have a specific knowledge of fabric and fiber content, as well as furniture construction. This enables students to identify limitations and potential cleaning related problems, on a given piece of upholstery.
ASD: Applied Structural Drying
The IICRC-approved Applied Structural Drying (ASD) course is designed to teach the effective, efficient and timely drying of water-damaged structures and contents, using comprehensive classroom and hands-on training, in order to facilitate appropriate decision making within a restorative drying environment.
Certifications and Courses
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BMT: Building Moisture Thermography
The Building Moisture Thermography course is designed to teach thermography to individuals engaged in water damage restoration, mold remediation, building envelope diagnostics, indoor air quality consultation, and other related professions.
Emphasis is placed on teaching the physics of infrared radiation, the principles of thermodynamics, the principles of psychrometry, and the use of infrared camera equipment to those who will perform IR inspections in the field. Course graduates will be adequately equipped to collect and interpret infrared images, thus using thermography as a principal technology for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration of building envelopes.
CDS: Commercial Drying Specialist
The Commercial Drying Specialist course teaches damage inspection and evaluation, work flow management, process administration and technical methods of effective and timely drying of commercial, industrial, institutional and complex residential water-damaged structures, systems, and furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FFE). Resources for this course include the current ANSI/IICRC S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration, reference media, scientific, technical and industry resources.
AMRT: Applied Microbial and Remediation Technician
The Applied Microbial Remediation Technician course covers mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals engaged in property management, property restoration, IEQ investigations or other related professions. Emphasis is placed on teaching mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals who will perform these procedures in the field. Course graduates will be adequately equipped to perform remediation services while protecting the health and safety of workers and occupants.
WRT: Water Damage Restoration Technician
The Water Damage Restoration Technician course is designed to teach restoration personnel that performs remediation work to give them a better concept of water damage, it’s effects and techniques for drying of structures. This course will give residential and commercial maintenance personnel the background to understand the procedures necessary to deal with water losses, sewer backflows, and contamination such as mold.
Xactimate 28 Certification Level 1
The Xactimate 28 Level 1 Certification Exam verifies that the user has the fundamental skills required to create an estimate from start to finish using Xactimate 28.
CCT: Carpet Cleaning Technician
The IICRC-approved Carpet Cleaning Technician (CCT) course is designed to teach the art and science of carpet cleaning to professional service providers, as well as others in related industries.
Emphasis is placed on practical application, identifying fiber, yarn and carpet constructions, style types and finishes, soiling conditions, cleaning science and methodology, and other issues and concerns faced by individuals who maintain and clean installed broadloom carpet. When coupled with additional on-the-job training and field experience, students should be adequately prepared to perform carpet cleaning techniques and procedures.
They also should be adequately prepared to accomplish further training in other IICRC-approved courses, which require CCT as a prerequisite.
The course is designed to cover pre-inspection, fabric identification, basic cleaning chemicals and equipment, and proper cleaning techniques and procedures with a residential and light commercial emphasis.