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TCST

Trauma and Crime Scene Technician (TCST)

The Trauma and Crime Scene Technician (TCST) certification is designed to provide primary education, guidance, and understanding of the unique situations encountered when performing trauma and crime scene cleanup, regardless of surface, item, or location. The course will discuss the various procedures and precautions taken when performing work at a trauma/crime scene and is based on the ANSI/IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup. Upon completing the certification, students will know about inspecting and investigating human blood and other potentially infectious material (OPIM) contamination to establish hazard assessments, work plans, and procedures for cleaning and safe transportation of contaminated material. When coupled with additional on-the-job training and field experience, students should be able to perform trauma and crime scene cleanup safely.

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OCT

Odor Control Technician (OCT)

The Odor Control Technician (OCT) certification covers olfaction and odor, odor sources, detection process, theory of odor control, equipment, chemical options, and applications. Upon completing the certification, students will know how to address odors caused by biological sources such as decomposition, urine contamination, mold, combustion sources such as fire and smoke damage, and chemical sources such as fuel oil spills or volatile organic chemicals.

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HST

Health & Safety Technician (HST)

The Health and Safety Technician (HST) certification is designed to provide leadership training in occupational health and safety. This certification will provide information and training to students in the cleaning, maintenance, and restoration industries concerning the Global Harmonized System (GHS) and health and safety principles. The certification will cover engineering and administrative controls, work practices, and personal protective equipment used in each specific industry or trade. The certification will promote the importance of hazard and risk assessments and how to implement controls on the identified hazards. The hierarchy of hazard controls will be emphasized so that eliminating, reducing, and controlling hazards will become the focus of health and safety instead of just regulatory compliance. Upon completing the certification, a student will have the skills, knowledge, and awareness they need to save lives and prevent work-related injuries and illnesses and recognize and appreciate the value of health and safety on the job. It will also promote the understanding and importance of health and safety in the workplace.

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FSRT

Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Technician (FSRT)

The Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician (FSRT) certification covers scoping, mitigation, cleaning, deodorization, subrogation, spoliation, and documentation of residential and commercial fire and smoke damaged structures and contents and is designed to provide primary education for technicians and other materially interested parties in the science and practice of fire and smoke damaged restoration. Upon completing this certification and when coupled with additional on-the-job training and field experience, students should be adequately prepared to perform and document cleaning and deodorization of typical residential or commercial fire and smoke damage projects.

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CDS

Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS)

The Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS) certification will demonstrate expertise in damage inspection and evaluation, workflow 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). This certification is for the experienced technician, project manager, estimator, or owner/manager who wants to expand their understanding of commercial construction, commercial drying practices, challenges, and opportunities or needs to gain better project management skills.

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BMI

Building Moisture Inspection (BMI)

The Building Moisture Inspection (BMI) certification 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 will be 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. Certification holders will be adequately equipped to collect and interpret infrared images, thus using thermography as a primary technology for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration of building envelopes.

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ASD

Applied Structural Drying Technician (ASD)

The Applied Structural Drying (ASD) certification is designed to teach the effective, efficient, and timely drying of water-damaged structures and contents, using comprehensive classroom and hands-on training to facilitate appropriate decision-making within a restorative drying environment. The certification is for the water damage restorer who has attended the Water Restoration Technician (WRT) course and understands water-damaged environments and employee health and safety in the workplace. Upon completing the certification, students should be effectively prepared to self-sufficiently perform drying strategies while protecting the health and safety of workers and occupants.

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AMRT

Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT)

The Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT) certification 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. Upon completion, a student will be adequately equipped to perform remediation services while protecting the health and safety of workers and occupants.

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WLFI

Wood and Laminate Flooring Inspector (WLFI)

The Wood and Laminate Flooring Inspector (WLFI) certification provides an understanding of woods and laminates, identification, and wood/laminate concerns. In addition, this certification covers types of materials, manufacturing processes, handling, transportation, distribution network, specifications, substrates/subfloors, installation methods, maintenance, cleaning, inspection procedures, warranties, report writing, risk management, expert witness, and accepted industry practices and standards as each relates to inspections.

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RFI

Resilient Flooring Inspector (RFI)

The Resilient Flooring Inspector (RFI) certification provides training to expand the knowledge and understanding of the professional technician in the maintenance of resilient flooring. Upon completing this certification, students will have technical information that will aid in the identification of classifications within the resilient flooring category and know about the basic raw materials used in the manufacturing process of each of these classifications. Classification identification will include common and individual characteristics and properties of the individual classifications. Students will learn the life cycle of the classifications of flooring in the resilient category to include the manufacture, installation, maintenance, and demolition of the products. Individual programs for each classification will discuss the impact of environmental conditions on productivity and frequency of cleaning.

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Perform pre-installation oversight which may prevent negative issues.

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Review residential, marine, manufacturing, medical, commercial industries floor products.

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