Odour Control Technician Course

Learning Objectives

This course covers olfaction and odour science, odour sources, source removal techniques for control, detection process, equipment, chemical options, and applications. This course is for those in the property damage restoration industry.

Students can gain needed and beneficial knowledge of proper odour control techniques. Not only will technicians gain a much better understanding of how to control odour and remove the sources causing odours, they will also learn how to deal with the most persistent odour of all, “Psychological Odours”!

The OCT course will cover proper techniques of all the following:

Biological Sources:

  • Decomposition
  • Urine Contamination
  • Mold
  • Skunk
  • Trauma
  • Pet odour

Combustion Sources:

  • Organic Material
  • Synthetic Material
  • Protein Cook Down
  • Chemical Sources
  • Tear Gas
  • Fuel Oil Spills

Practical Procedures:

  • Soil Neutralization and Removal
  • Deodorization Agents & Equipment
  • Cost Saving Tips and Tricks

Prerequisite Training required: None required

Training Time: This is a 1 day course; 7 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks with 1 IICRC CEC earned.

Note: Retail per attendee $949 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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