The Mold Remediation Specialist Certification validates competency to:
• Perform mold remediation for structures and contents
• Design and maintain containments
• Control pressure differentials
• Safely work in mold contaminated environments
• Understand common remediation work practices
• Review protocols
• Design and implement remediation processes
• Understand and follow industry standards and legal requirements
• Recognize conditions conducive for causing mold growth
• Prevent amplification and containment for a variety of building types
• Implement proper use of Personal Protective Equipment
• Maintain appropriate documentation of removal/remediation processes
Applicants must meet a minimum of one year of verifiable mold remediation experience.
Use the MRS certification to apply for a government mold remediation license.
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The Mold Removal Specialist (MRS) certification recognizes professionals who have the knowledge and skills necessary to: perform mold remediation for structures and contents; design and maintain containment; control pressure differentials; safely work in mold contaminated environments; understand common remediation work practices review protocols; design and implement remediation processes; understand and follow industry standards and legal requirements; recognize conditions conducive for causing mold growth; and prevent amplification and contamination for a variety of building environment types.
Anyone who has been in the mold industry for at least one year qualifies to sit for the IICRC Mold Removal Specialist Exam. The Mold Removal Specialist (MRS) certification does not replace the current Applied Microbial Restoration Technician (AMRT) exam; it is an additional level of certification..
The IICRC Contents Processing Technician (CPT) certification is designed to demonstrate a technician’s expertise in the practice of contents recovery and processing procedures. This certification covers the best practices of contents processing based on available technology and resources. Topics include restoration of contents subjected to various sources of contamination as well as inspection, inventorying, wrapping, packing, transport, cleaning science, deodorizing, post-cleaning evaluation, storage, and pack back principles (chain of custody). Upon achieving certification, technicians will be prepared to work as an efficient and effective part of a contents recovery team and have the essential knowledge base to perform and document typical residential or commercial restoration projects involving contents processing from start to finish. They will also be ready to accomplish further advanced training in other IICRC certifications and courses involving specialized training, such as the UFT, CCT, and RCT courses.
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