IICRC Course Descriptions

Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT – 3 Days)

  • IICRC approved; 2 IICRC CEC credits
  • Science of drying: psychometry
  • 3 categories of water loss
  • Important anti-microbial guidelines
  • Dehumidification
  • Contents restoration and cleaning methods

*The WRT course is a prerequisite to attend the AMRT course.

Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT – 4 Days)

  • IICRC approved; 2 IICRC CEC credits
  • Mould and sewage remediation procedures
  • Containment with extensive hands-on exercises and equipment uses
  • Microbiology basics
  • Biocide uses: are you achieving what you think you are?
  • Confined space and PPE for mould and sewage remediation
  • Sampling and how the remediation affects the verification samples

*The WRT course is a prerequisite to attend the AMRT course.

Odour Control Technician (OCT – 1 Day)

  • IICRC approved; 1 IICRC CEC credit
  • Detection procedures and equipment
  • Eliminate odours caused by urine, mould, skunk, fuel spills, fire, smoke and biological decomposition
  • Vandalism and trauma
  • Dehumidification
  • Contents and structural materials cleaning and deodorization

Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technician (FSRT – 2 Days)

  • IICRC approved; 2 IICRC CEC credits
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Deodorization techniques and equipment
  • Contents cleaning and restoration

Applied Structural Drying Technician (ASD – 3  Days + 1 Optional Bonus Day)

  • IICRC approved
  • Provides in-depth study of the science of drying water-damaged structures and contents in order to facilitate appropriate decision making within a restorative drying environment
  • Approximately half of this three-day plus one optional day course is hands-on practice and application
  • This course is administered by Restoration Sciences Academy (Dri-Eaz) at their two campuses in Nashville, Tennessee and Burlington, Washington. Registration is available through Hazmasters. 

*The WRT course is a prerequisite to attend the ASD course.

Carpet Cleaning Technician (CCT – 2 Days)

  • IICRC approved; 2 IICRC CEC credits
  • Carpet construction
  • Fiber identification
  • Cleaning chemistry
  • Cleaning methods

Carpet Repair & Reinstallation Technician (RRT – 2 Days)

  • IICRC approved; 2 IICRC CEC credits
  • Carpet construction
  • Stair installation
  • Borders and designer techniques
  • Water damage

Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician (UFT – 2 Days)

  • IICRC approved; 2 IICRC CEC credits
  • Fiber identification
  • Furniture construction
  • Cleaning chemistry
  • Cleaning methods
  • Hands-on demonstrations

Restorative Media Blasting (RMB – 1 Day)

  • IICRC approved; 1 IICRC CEC credit
  • Different types of media blasting: baking soda, dry ice and others
  • Job pricing and estimating
  • Mould remediation, fire restoration and other applications
  • Equipment specification considerations

Content Efficiencies & Job Operations Workshop (2 Days)

  • IICRC approved; 2 IICRC CEC credits
  • Understanding the problem
  • Packout – the setup for success
  • Cleaning – gaining control of labour costs through procedures and internal protocols
  • Estimating and invoicing strategies

Trauma Scene Remediation

  • IICRC approved; 2 IICRC CEC credits
  • Microbiology: Microbiology of human bodily fluids and potential pathogenic implications
  • Regulations: OSHA, CDC, FDA requirements, regulations and recommendations
  • Psychological Issues: Psychological issues related to surviving family, occupants, and workers
  • Health & Safety: Lines of defense, immunizations, personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Biocides: Discuss why and how to use antimicrobials and biocides
  • Work Practices: Equipment, supplies and processes for structure and contents decontamination
  • Odor Control: Discuss methods and procedures to control and remove odor
  • HVAC Systems: Provide methods for evaluating restoration processes and feasibility
  • Putrefaction: Managing trauma scene clean-up after significant time has allowed putrefaction
  • Case Study: Utilize actual project files to illustrate full cleaning and decontamination process

Xactimate® Basic/Intermediate Estimating

  • General administration of Xactimate 28 including setup of user preferences, project and system defaults
  • The 5-step best practice process to create property damage estimates for inspection, claims adjusting, or restoration estimating
  • How to create a sketch of a building interior and exterior including 3-D modeling images to enhance claim details for reviewing party
  • How to search the estimate items in the most efficient manner to ensure quick and accurate line item entry into the estimate
  • Use of variables and calculations to automatically calculate estimate item quantities increasing speed of estimating
  • Increase efficiency by creating custom user preferences, using saved sketch templates, creating macros and retrieving scopes from previously estimated rooms
  • How to add annotations and images to estimate and sketch to provide accurate details ensuring a shorter closing process in file review
  • Personalize and printing a variety of professional estimate and claim reports for both internal production staff, external customers, and clients


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