Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician Course

Learning Objectives

This course concentrates on technical procedure for successfully completing the restoration of a fire and smoke damaged environment. Students will learn technical and practical procedures including fire science and smoke behaviour, job site management, and how that relates to pricing the job.

Learn Proper Methods of Handling of items such as:

  • Emergency Site Security
  • Corrosion Mitigation
  • Contents Processing
  • Hard Surface Contents Restoration
  • Upholstery Restoration
  • Structural Cleaning
  • Restoration Equipment Options
  • Various Deodorization Methods
  • Proper Procedures & Chemicals
  • Job Site Safety
  • Overview of Insurance Coverages
  • Soft Goods Restoration

Learn How Temperature and Combustion Products Affect:

  • Structural Materials
  • Restoration of Books
  • Electronics
  • Artwork
  • High Value Collectables
  • Various other substrates 

Prerequisite Training required: None required

Training Time: This is a 2 day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks with 2 IICRC CEC’s earned.

Note: Retail per attendee $1,449 which also includes a course manual. Exam fees are additional and must be paid at time of exam. Exam fees are $65.00 USD per person and fees are payable directly to the IICRC.

About your Instructor:

Pat Dooley

Pat Dooley, IICRC Instructor, started in the restoration business over 30 years ago. He founded Restoration College in 2001. He remains hands-on, having been involved in catastrophic loss management for all major hurricanes in North American since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, including Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Pat teaches Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technician (FSRT), Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT), Odor Control Technician (OCT), Applied Structural Drying (ASD), Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS, Mold CECs and Advanced Building Drying.

As a voluntary committee member of IICRC Pat participated in the rewrite of the new S500 Water Damage Standards section on large loss drying and continues to teach, write articles, manage CAT Losses, as well as providing expert witness testimony in legal disputes involving the restoration industry.

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