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CFI Fall Education Slate

The IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) course is set for September 15-17 in Whittier, Calif. with instructor Mike West. The course presents all the basic concepts and systems of the restoration process. The material is presented in a generic format with lecture, audio-visual and hands-on instruction.

The course fee is $395 for the first person, $345 for the second. CFI Members get a 10% discount. For more information call (800) 551-9378 or go to

The IICRC Color Repair Technician (CRT) course on Sept. 27-28 in Laguna Hills will be led by James (Jim) B. Smith of JBS Consultants. Jim covers the subject with illustrations and demonstrations that unlock the student’s understanding. The course fee is $349. For CFI, CCINW and DKI members, the fee is discounted to $299. To register call 800-CARPET-9 (800-227-7389).

The IICRC Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT) course on Nov. 9-12 in Laguna Hills, with instructor Peter Sierck, is a 4-day mold and sewage remediation course. The course addresses guidelines and industry standards, containment types and set-ups, pressure differentials, demolition and cleaning procedures, microbiology, personal protection equipment and sampling methods.

The fee is $995; CFI, CCINW and DKI members are discounted to $895. To register call 800-CARPET-9 (800-227-7389).

The IICRC Health and Safety Technician (HST) course, led by Peter Sierck, will be held Nov. 17-18 in Laguna Hills. This 2-day course provides an overview on OSHA regulations and specifically geared towards the cleaning, restoration, microbial remediation and building industries. This course is a requirement to achieve the IICRC Master status and the AMRT certification, and also qualifies for continuing education credits with the IICRC. Call 800-CARPET-9 (800-227-7389) for more.

The IICRC Leather Cleaning Technician (LCT) course in Laguna Hills will be held Dec. 7-8, with a free Leather Care Tool Box worth over $300 going to the first 10 full paid registrants! Led by Lonnie McDonald, the course is designed to equip the student to actually clean leather in a hands-on setting as well as having the ability to identify what issues to walk away from!

The class fee is $349.00. CFI and LMCCA members will be discounted to $299. To register call CFI at 800-CARPET-9 (800-227-7389).

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