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Calendar of Industry Events

August 9, 2001
Calendar of Industry Events

CONVENTIONS & TRADE SHOWS AUG. 30-SEPT. 1: Carpet and FabriCare Institute Trade Show & Convention, San Diego, Calif. Call (800) CARPET-9 or visit www.carpet9.org. SEPT. 20-23: ASCR State of the Art Exhibition & Conference, Chicago. Call (410) 729-9900. SEPT. 27-29: AWCC Convention & Trade Show, Milwaukee, Wis. Call (800) 320-2129. OCT. 3-6: National Institute of Certified Floor Covering Inspectors Convention, Dalton, Ga. Call (609) 660-1717 or visit www.nicfi.org. OCT. 5-7: PCUCA Annual Convention & Trade Show, Denver. Call (877) 44-PCUCA or visit www.pcuca.org. OCT. 11-13: NEIRC Annual Convention & Trade Show, Hyannis, Mass. Call (978) 443-2159 or visit www.neirc.org. OCT. 16-19: ISSA/Interclean-USA ?01, Orlando, Fla. Call (800) 225-4772 or visit www.issa.com. NOV. 4-6: CleaningEquipment Trade Association PowerClean 2001 Trade Show & Conference, Biloxi, Miss. Call (800) 441-0111. Seminars & Workshops ASSOCIATION-SPONSORED COURSES Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) Regional Seminars. One-day seminar addresses cost-cutting methods, long-term customer relationships, supervisor?s role in maximizing productivity, and more. Call (800) 368-3414. NIDR Technical Seminar. National Institute of Disaster Restoration (NIDR)-sponsored course. Call (410) 729-9900. BLIND-CLEANING S. Morantz Clean Your Way to Success Seminar. Course covers how to get started in the blind cleaning business and how to incorporate blind cleaning into your existing business. Call (800) 695-4522. Shine-A-Blind Blind Cleaning Seminar. Covers uses of ultrasonic blind cleaning equipment and how to get started in the service business. Call (800) 446-0411. CARPET CLEANING Academy of Textiles & Flooring Floor Care Technician Course. Two-day course. Call (800) 551-9378. Academy of Textiles & Flooring Carpet Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day course. Call (800) 551-9378. SEPT. 13-14: Whittier, Calif. Auserehlian & Co.?s Oriental Rug Cleaning Specialist School. Five-day vocational school teaches how to go into the business of Oriental Rug Cleaning using the Auserehlian Cleaning System. Course is approved for 2 IICRC CECs. Call (800) 795-5384. Bane-Clene Corp. One-day Seminar. Seminar includes presentation and demonstration of Bane-Clene?s truckmounted and portable systems, and problem solving. An open forum is offered on any topic related to cleaning. Pre-registration required. Call (800) 428-9512. AUG. 28: Albany, N.Y. AUG. 29: Harrisburg, Penn. AUG. 30: Charlottesville, Va. AUG. 31: Huntington, W.V. Bestway Cleaning Supply Specialized Stain Removal Class. Free half-day class. Students receive IICRC CEC. Call (561) 744-2836. Bridgepoint IICRC Carpet Cleaning Tech Class. Two-day, IICRC approved course. Also available in Spanish. Call (801) 261-1282. Bridgepoint Systems ?No Bull? Workshop. One-day seminar gives the company owner a systemized approach to cleaning and teaches techs the basics of cleaning with lots of hands-on experience, energetic instructors, and no test to worry about. Covers carpet, upholstery, and spotting. Call (800) 225-9807. Bridgepoint Systems Basics of Oriental Rug Cleaning Course. One-day course covers: identification of rug types; cleaning and drying techniques; and marketing your service. Call (800) 715-2295. SEPT. 11: Nashville, Tenn. Bridgepoint Systems Urine Decontamination Course. A 90-minute workshop that covers cleaning techniques, odor removal and stain treatment. Call (800) 264-8328. SEPT. 13: Greensboro, N.C. Carpet Cleaners Emporium Carpet Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day course offers IICRC Certification and is taught by Doug Heiferman. Call (800) 538-9276. Carpet Cleaners Emporium Carpet Repair Technician Course. Two-day course offers IICRC Certification and is taught by Sherman Guffy. Call (800) 538-9276. SEPT. 20-21: San Diego Chemspec IICRC Carpet Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day IICRC-approved course provides instruction on carpet cleaning methods, carpet fabric identification, spot removal and marketing. Call (800) 638-7370. Clean Care Seminar Advanced Carpet Cleaning Course. Two-day course for beginners and pros. Taught by Jeff Bishop. IICRC certification course. Call (800) 455-4278. Clean Care Seminar Commercial Carpet Cleaning Course. Three-day comprehensive course on commercial carpet cleaning and maintenance. IICRC certification course. Call (800) 455-4278. Cleaning/Restoration Learning Center (Pemberton & Associates) Carpet Cleaning Certification School. Two-day course for carpet cleaning certification. Call (800) 342-2297. Chemical Technologies International Stain Removal Certification. Free stain removal certification by mail. Call (800) 368-1247. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies IICRC Carpet Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day, IICRC-approved course. Call (877) 643-9626. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies IICRC Commercial Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day course led by Mark Violand. Call (877) 643-9626. SEPT. 12-13: Detroit Dynamic Cleaning Supplies Oriental Rug Cleaning Course. One-day course is conducted by Tom Forsythe. Call (800) 884-8285. Fiber Cleaning Schools of America?s IICRC Carpet Cleaning Technician Course. IICRC Certified course prepares seminar graduates to evaluate both commercial and residential carpet installations, recommend proper cleaning procedures, and deliver cleaning results. Call (800) 344-0221. Fiber Cleaning Schools of America?s Spotting Specialist Course. Course focusing on inspection and carpet- and fabric-safe testing procedures. Call (800) 344-0221. SEPT. 7: Norton Shores, Mich. Host School Carpet Cleaning College. Provides technical instruction in care, cleaning, and total maintenance programming for commercial and residential carpeting. Masters Course available. Call (800) 558-9439. SEPT. 17-19: Racine, Wis. SEPT. 18-19: Orlando, Fla. HydraMaster Carpet Cleaning Technician Seminar. Two-day IICRC approved course focuses on residential cleaning. Topics include: chemistry; fibers; soils; carpet construction; methods and cleaning techniques. Call (800) 426-1301. Jon-Don IICRC Advanced Carpet Cleaning Seminar. Two-day course gives beginners fundamentals of professional carpet cleaning, while old pros can brush up on the latest techniques. Qualifies for 2 IICRC CECs. Call (800) 556-6366. Jon-Don IICRC Commercial Carpet Cleaning Seminar. Two-day course guides you step-by-step through every facet of commercial carpet cleaning and maintenance. Class qualifies for 2 IICRC CECs. Call (800) 556-6366. AUG. 29-30: Roselle, Ill. SEPT. 18-19: St. Louis Kevin Wang Enterprises IICRC Carpet Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day course led by Aaron Groseclose. Call (714) 635-9264. AUG. 28-29: Anaheim, Calif. Pro?s Choice Stain Removal Certification. Pro?s Choice offers a stain removal certification by mail that?s free of charge and uses video instruction. Call (800) 368-1247. Steam Action International Carpet Cleaners Lab New Technology Training Center Course. Two-day, hands-on course covering how to get carpet twice as clean and twice as dry. Call (800) 445-6866. Steam Genie Oriental and Fine Rug Cleaning Course. One-day IICRC-approved course covers topics from identifying construction and styles through setting up your own plant or mini-plant, and more. Call (800) 345-2411. Sun-Belt IICRC Carpet Cleaning Course/. Two-day course is led by Fritz Thompson. Pre-registration is required and classes are limited. IICRC fees and class manuals are optional. Call (800) 334-8418. Textile Cleaning Institute Carpet Cleaning School. Two-day IICRC-approved course taught by Bob Wittkamp covers fibers and characteristics, video tours of carpet mills, basic installation, the soiling phenomenon, five cleaning methods, chemistry, and more. Call (727) 823-1725 or e-mail texclean@gte.net. Von Schrader Professional Cleaners School. Course for carpet cleaning contractors, building service contractors, executive housekeepers, building owners and managers. Course covers carpet, upholstery, wall and ceiling cleaning. Call (800) 626-6916. SEPT. 17-19: Racine, Wis. CARPET DYEING Academy of Textiles & Flooring?s Spot Dye Technician and Sidematch Correction Course. Call (800) 551-9378. SEPT. 15-16: Whittier, Calif. Americolor Dye Clinics and Schools. One- and two-day seminars scheduled throughout the year at local distributor locations and the factory. Call (800) 445-5143. Belzer Supply IICRC Dye School. Noel Frank leads two-day IICRC-approved course. Call (800) 776-7795. Color/Match Custom Color Dyes Training Seminars. Seminars include: Introduction to Color Services; Introduction to Carpet Dyeing; and Hands-On Spot Dyeing & Color Cleaning. Call (800) 228-3240. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies IICRC Spot Dyeing Course. Two-day spot dyeing course is led by Ernie David. Call (800) 884-8285. Jon-Don?s Flying Colors Color Restoration Course. Two-day course covers color restoration, spot dyeing, and on-location dyeing. Qualifies for 1 IICRC CEC. Call (800) 556-6366. AUG. 27-28: King of Prussia, Pa. Von Schrader Co. PRISM Carpet Re-Dyeing System School. On-location carpet re-dyeing to enhance, restore and change the color of existing carpet. Training manual & Prism Carpet Re-Dyeing Technician Certification included. Call (800) 626-6916. COMMERCIAL MAINTENANCE HydraMaster Commercial Maintenance Technician Seminar. Two-day IICRC approved course focuses on maintaining commercial facilities. Call (800) 426-1301. EQUIPMENT & PRODUCT MAINTENANCE Delco Cleaning Systems of Fort Worth, Texas, offers two courses. The first is a two-day Pressure Washer Maintenance/Environmental Power Washing School. Call (800) 433-2113. Jon-Don?s Prochem Service School/. One-day seminar gives you tips and techniques to keep your truck mount in top condition. Qualifies for 1 IICRC CEC. Call (800) 556-6366. SEPT. 20: Salem, N.H. SEPT. 27: King of Prussia, Penn. FIRE DAMAGE RESTORATION Bridgepoint hosts IICRC Fire Damage Restoration Class. Two-day Fire and Smoke Restoration with odor control covers professionalism, chemical supplies, equipment, restoration techniques, and more. Call (800) 538-9276. SEPT. 5-6: Tempe, Ariz. SEPT. 19-20: Salt Lake City SEPT. 25-26: Anchorage, Alaska Carpet Cleaners Emporium Fire Damage Restoration Course. Two-day course is led by Tony Macaluso. IICRC Certification is available and all seminars may be used for CEC. Call (800) 538-9276. Chemspec Inc. IICRC Certified Fire Restoration Course. Two-day course teaches proper deodorization and fire restoration techniques. Instructed by Craig Jasper. Call (800) 638-7370. Clean Care Seminars Disaster (Fire) Restoration Course. IICRC approved course taught by Jeff and Steve Bishop includes more than 600 slides and videos of actual disasters. Call (800) 455-4278. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies IICRC Fire and Smoke Restoration Course. Two-day IICRC approved course led by Tony Macaluso. Call (800) 325-6770. HydraMaster Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician Seminar. Two-day IICRC approved course covers several restoration techniques using slides, video and demonstrations. Call (800) 426-1301. International Fire Damage Restoration School. Two-day course, taught by Dan Bernazzani, covers details for successful fire damage restoration. Topics include proper equipment, chemicals and processing procedures. IICRC exam available. Call (800) 572-7111. Jon-Don IICRC Fire Restoration Seminar. Two-day course on fire damage restoration. Call (800) 556-6366. SEPT. 13-14: Atlanta SEPT. 27-28: St. Louis Sun-Belt?s IICRC Fire & Smoke Restoration Course/. Two-day course is led by Bill Weigand. Pre-registration is required and classes are limited. IICRC fees and class manuals are option. Call (800) 334-8418. Ultrasonics International Corporation Advanced Ultrasonic Restoration Course. One-and-a-half day course teaching ultrasonic contents cleaning of fire and water losses. Topics include equipment, chemical use and cleaning procedures. Call (800) 500-2544. HARD FLOOR MAINTENANCE Bane-Clene Institute StoneTech Course. One-day course. Call (800) 428-9512. AUG. 23: Indianapolis Bane-Clene Institute Wood Floor Care Course. One-day course. Call (800) 428-9512. Bane-Clene Resilient Floor Care Course. One-day course. Call (800) 428-9512. AUG. 24: Indianapolis Bridgepoint Systems Wood Cleaning & Refinishing Course. One-day course covers cleaning techniques, repair, and refinishing. Call (800) 465-8386. Bridgepoint Systems Tile & Grout Cleaning Course. Course covers: Tile Identification; Pricing Structure; Profit Analysis; Marketing Materials; Use of tools and chemicals; and more. Call (800) 252-1145. SEPT. 19: Salt Lake City Carpet Cleaners Emporium Profit Builder Seminars ? Protectors/Tile & Grout/Wood Floors. One-day seminar is led by Sherman Guffy. Call (800) 538-9276. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies Hardwood Floor Cleaning and Turbo Demo. Demo led by Mike Horn. Call (800) 884-8285. AUG. 21: Detroit Dynamic Cleaning Supplies Stone Tech & Stone Surface Cleaning Seminar. One-day seminar led by Dominic Lacavalla. (800) 884-8285. Profit Builders Tile & Grout Restoration Course. One-day course is taught by Tony Macaluso. Call (800) 242-4952. Jon-Don Rx for Wood Floors-Introduction. Three-hour workshop that gives overview of of the Rx for Wood Floors system. Call (888) 290-0643 or visit www.jondon.com. Jon-Don Rx for Wood Floors-Training. Full-day course teaching technical aspects of professional wood floor care. Call (888) 290-0643 or visit www.jondon.com. IAQ/IEQ & AIR DUCT CLEANING Air-Care IAQ & Duct Cleaning Course. Three-day course that covers the latest technology, procedures and inspection-related to air system cleaning and decontamination. IAQ investigation classes are also available. Call (800) 322-9919 or visit www.air-care.com. Atlantic Engineering Air Duct Cleaning Course. Atlantic Engineering offers an air duct-cleaning course free with an equipment purchase. Course content is tailored to the individual needs of the business owner. Call Scott Langmaid at (800) 422-1128. Clean Care Seminar IAQ Course. Half-day seminar on IAQ and how it affects the carpet cleaning industry. Approved for 1 IICRC CEC. Call (800) 455-4278. Fiber Cleaning Schools of America?s Carpet Cleaning Skills for the Environmental Specialist Course. Basic carpet-cleaning course teaches cleaning techniques that improve customer?s indoor air quality. Call (800) 344-0221. Mold Boot Camp 2001. Enviro-Mold IAQ Services offers its new Hands-On Mold Remediation Training Seminars nationwide. Learn proper containment and removal techniques as well as marketing and business practice. Visit www.enviromold.com or call (888) 595-4393. Safety King IAQ/Air Duct Cleaning Technician Camp. Five-day course covers residential and light commercial cleaning techniques in real situations using hands-on techniques. Call (810) 731-4720. INSPECTION/INSTALLATION Academy of Textiles & Flooring Substrate & Subfloor Testing Class. Two-day course. Call (800) 551-9378. SEPT. 5-6: Whittier, Calif. Advanced Flooring Specialists Advanced Commercial Carpet Inspections Class. Three-day class includes seminars with industry experts such as Jim Walker, CFI founder; Jeff Bishop, Clean Care Seminars; Annette Knapp, Shaw Industries; and many others. Call (530) 888-1217. Floor Covering Institute of Technical Services Carpet Inspectors Course. Six-day course covers all facets of becoming a certified carpet inspector. Call (706) 259-4155.

School of Surface Technology Senior Inspectors Course. Five-day course covers problem analysis, on-site testing, lab testing, sample taking, warranty determination, effective photography and marketing. Call (209) 869-5994. INSTALLATION & REPAIR Academy of Textiles & Flooring¿s Repair & Reinstallation Technician Course. Two-day course. Call (800) 551-9378. Bridgepoint Carpet Repair & Reinstallation Course. Two-day course is IICRC-approved. Call (800) 658-5314. SEPT. 13-14: Greensboro, N.C. SEPT. 18-19: Ontario, Calif. SEPT. 20-21: San Diego Clean Care Seminar Carpet Repair & Reinstallation Course. Two-day IICRC certification course, instructed by Jim Carfield, is 80% hands-on demonstration. Seminar covers: installation on all types of floor coverings; reinstallation; repair techniques (demonstrated). Call (800) 455-4278. Cleaning/Restoration Learning Center (Pemberton & Associates) Carpet Repair & Reinstallation School. Two-day course on carpet repair & reinstallation. Call (800) 342-2297. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies IICRC Carpet Repair and Reinstallation Course. Two-day course is IICRC approved and is conducted by Mark Violand. Call (800) 325-6770. HydraMaster Repair & Reinstallation Seminar. Two-day IICRC approved course teaches seam repair, how to fix pulled rows, perform corrective inserts, and reinstall carpets. Call (800) 426-1301. J. Henry & Co. Repair & Reinstallation Course/. Two-day course is led by James Henry. Call (209) 591-3681. Jon-Don IICRC Carpet Repair & Reinstallation Seminar. Two-day course that offers in-depth instruction on carpet repair, installation and reinstallation. Course qualifies for 2 IICRC CECs. Call (800) 556-6366. SEPT. 6-7: King of Prussia, Penn. LEATHER CLEANING Bridgepoint Systems Basics of Leather Cleaning Course. Workshop covers: Leather identification; Cleaning of finished leather; Revitalization and protection; Marketing materials; and profit potential. Call (801) 261-1282. SEPT. 5: Omaha, Neb. Bridgepoint Systems Leather Specialist Course. One-day course teaches you the science and art of Leather cleaning, protection, repair, and color restoration. Call (800) 658-5315. SEPT. 19: Denver Bridgepoint Systems Advanced Leather Repair Class. One-day course covers topics such as: Specialty leathers; color principles; color mixing practice; repairing major surface damage; repairing holes and cuts; and vinyl applications. Course also offers Certification as a Bridgepoint/Leather Master Repair Specialist. Call (800) 658-5315. SEPT. 20: Erlanger, Ky. Carpet Cleaners Emporium Profit Builder ¿ Hands-on Leather Course. Evening seminar is led by Dough Heiferman. IICRC Certification available and seminar may be used for CEC. Call (800) 538-9276. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies Leather Master Seminar. One-day course led by Steve Poulos. Call (877) 643-9626. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies Advanced Leather Clean and Restore Seminar. One-day seminar led by Steve Poulos. Call (800) 884-8285. MANAGEMENT Bane-Clene Institute Management School. Presented by lecture, demonstration and video. Subjects covered by expert instructors include: advertising, marketing, management, commercial sales, customer relations, and more. Call (800) 428-9512. Clean Care Seminar Owner/Manager Course. Two-day course discusses how to find good people; fair pay and benefit program; how to keep employees from becoming competitors; and contract cleaning. Call (800) 455-4278. Clean Care Seminar Disaster Management/Marketing & Sales Course. Two-day course addresses: organizing and staffing; subcontractors; establishing 24-hour response; facilities and vehicles; chemicals and equipment; and more. Call (800) 455-4278. Housekeeping Management Course. Course covers Quality Management, Staffing, Leadership, and Technical Skills. Visit www.rkafacility.com or call (770) 998-1691. Jon-Don Value Added Service for Restoration Technicians Course. One-day training course teaches technicians how to provide superior customer service. Call (888) 290-0643 or log onto www.jondon.com. Restoration Consultants Project Management Course. Two-day course for those who supervise technicians on mold remediation projects; includes documentation, appropriate containment design, and instruction on how to set-up and manage your project. Call (888) 617-3266. MARKETING Academy of Textiles & Flooring¿s Marketing Course. One-day course. Call (800) 551-9378. Air-Care IAQ & Duct Cleaning Marketing Course. Air-Care offers a comprehensive three-day course that covers the latest technology, procedures and inspection-related to air system cleaning and decontamination. IAQ investigation classes are also available. Call (800) 322-9919. Atlantic Engineering Air Duct Cleaning Course. Atlantic Engineering offers an air duct-cleaning course free with an equipment purchase. The content is tailored to the individual needs of the business owner. Call Scott Langmaid at (800) 422-1128. Bridgepoint Avenge Private Label Course. Avenge Private Label one-day course teaches you how to sell spotting-agent to your customers for immediate profit and long-term benefit. Call (800) 743-2391. Bridgepoint Marketing Seminar. One-day seminar, led by Howard Partridge. Call (800) 720-0221. Bridgepoint Maxim Protector Course. Learn how to make money every day selling protector. Workshop covers: technical aspects of protector; sales techniques; marketing materials; profit projections; and warranties. Call (800) 715-2295. Gibson Discount Janitorial Supply Marketing Course. One-day course teaches the fundamentals of marketing for the cleaning industry. Call (800) 827-1888. Jon-Don Strategies for Success Intensive Training Seminar. Five-day training seminar covers every aspect of creating a value added carpet cleaning business. Class qualifies for 2 IICRC CECs. Call (800) 556-6366. Phenomenal Products Marketing Seminars. One-day course is led by Howard Partridge. Call (877) 354-7960. Professional Carpet Cleaners Supply¿s Prochem 1-day Business Systems Sales & Marketing Class. One-day course led by Bill Yeadon. Call (800) 722-7805. Steam Action International Carpet Cleaners Lab¿s New Technology Training Center Course. Two-day course on how to earn 30¿ to 70¿ per square foot. Call (800) 445-6866. Steam Genie¿s InGENIEous Solutions for Professional Success Seminar. One-day management and marketing course for professionals includes complete residential contract program. Taught by Mike West. Call (800) 345-2411. ODOR CONTROL/DEODORIZATION Academy of Textiles & Flooring¿s Odor Control Technician Course. One-day course. Call (800) 551-9378. Bridgepoint IICRC Odor Control Class. One-day, IICRC approved course. Call (801) 261-1282. SEPT. 7: Tempe, Ariz. SEPT. 12: Houston SEPT. 21: Salt Lake City Carpet Cleaners Emporium Odor Control Course. One-day course offers IICRC Certification and is taught by Sherman Guffy. Call (800) 538-9276. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies IICRC Odor Control Tech Course. One-day IICRC odor control technician course led by Gary Loiben. Call (800) 884-8285. Fiber Cleaning Schools of America Deodorization and Decontamination Class. One-day class with certification by IICRC. Course for the cleaning technician who wants to handle severe odor problems and learn latest OSHA requirements on handling clean-up of blood borne pathogens. Call (800) 344-0221. HydraMaster Odor Control Technician Seminar. One-day IICRC approved course where students discover techniques to effectively deal with malodors. Call (800) 426-1301. Jon-Don IICRC Odor Removal Seminar. One-day IICRC odor removal course. Call (800) 556-6366. SEPT. 12: Atlanta SEPT. 26: St. Louis Professional Carpet Cleaners Supply¿s Prochem 1-day Odor Control Class. One-day course led by Bill Yeadon. Call (800) 722-7805. Sun-Belt¿s IICRC Deodorization Course. One-day course is taught by Bill Weigand. Pre-registration is required and classes are limited. IICRC fees and class manuals are optional. Call (800) 334-8418. UPHOLSTERY & DRAPERY CLEANING Academy of Textiles & Flooring¿s Upholstery & Fabric Technician Course. Call (800) 551-9378. SEPT. 19-20: Campbell, Calif. Advanced Fine Fabric Upholstery Cleaning Workshop. One-day workshops, conducted by Lee Pemberton, cover performing special and standard care cleaning services; guaranteed safe wet/dry cleaning on fine fabrics; marketing business development program; and more. Call (800) 342-2297. Bridgepoint IICRC Upholstery Cleaning Tech Class. Two-day class presents information on the technician level outlining Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning. Professionalism, as well as chemical supplies, equipment and restoration techniques are covered. Call (801) 261-1282. SEPT. 6-7: Omaha, Neb. SEPT. 11-12: Nashville, Tenn. Carpet Cleaners Emporium Upholstery Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day course conducted by Doug Heiferman. IICRC Certification available and seminar may be used for CEC. Call (800) 538-9276. Chemspec IICRC Upholstery Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day IICRC approved course, taught by Craig Jasper provides instruction on fiber and fabric identification, chemicals and cleaning techniques. Call (800) 638-7370. Clean Care Seminar Upholstery & Drapery Cleaning Course. Two-day IICRC Certification course taught by Jeff Bishop includes wet and dry cleaning for drapery and upholstery fabrics. Offers three hours of hands-on cleaning of many problem fabrics, safe bleaching techniques and salvage cleaning. Call (800) 455-4278. Cleaning/Restoration Learning Center (Pemberton & Associates) High Performance Upholstery Cleaning School. One-day course teaches upholstery cleaning strategies. Call (800) 342-2297. Dynamic Cleaning Supplies IICRC Upholstery Cleaning Technician Course. Two-day IICRC approved course. Call (800) 884-8285. Fiber Cleaning Schools of America¿s Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician Course. Learn how to work with both easy and hard to clean fabrics, and avoid common mistakes. Course led by Paul Lucas and Certification by IICRC. Call (800) 344-0221. HydraMaster Upholstery/Fabric Cleaning Technician Seminar. Two-day IICRC approved course where students learn about the many different fibers and weaves and how to properly care for them. Call (800) 426-1301. J. Henry & Co. Upholstery & Drapery Cleaning Course. Two-day course is led by James Henry. Call (209) 591-3681. Jon-Don IICRC Upholstery and Drapery Cleaning Seminar. Two-day course teaches the techniques necessary to be a successful upholstery and drapery cleaner. Class qualifies for 2 IICRC CECs. Call (800) 556-6366. Professional Carpet Cleaners Supply¿s Prochem Systems Carpet Cleaning Class. Two-day IICRC class is led by Bill Yeadon. The fee for this class is $199 per person. Call (800) 722-7805. SEPT. 6-7: Euless, Texas. Steam Genie Upholstery and Drapery Cleaning Clinics & Schools. Two-day IICRC approved course taught by Mike West offers hands-on instruction of fibers, construction of materials and cleaning systems. Includes 300-page manual. Call (800) 345-2411. Sun-Belt IICRC Upholstery Cleaning Course. Two-day IICRC course is led by Tom Hill. Pre-registration is required and classes are limited. IICRC fees and class manuals are optional. Call (800) 334-8418. Textile Cleaning Institute Upholstery and Drapery Cleaning Schools. Two-day IICRC approved course, led by Bob Wittkamp, covers all aspects of onsite upholstery and drapery cleaning. Call (727) 823-1725 or e-mail texclean@gte.net. WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION Academy of Textiles & Flooring Water Restoration Technician Course. Two-day course. Call (800) 551-9378. Bestway Cleaning Supply Water Damage Restoration Course. Two-day IICRC class. Call (561) 744-2836. Bolden¿s Mfg.¿s HydroLab Training Program. HydroLab has expanded its course to three days, now including two days of hands-on mold remediation training. Learn hands-on how to build containment enclosures and practice HEPA vacuuming techniques, proper inspection of HVAC systems and crawl spaces, and more. Call (888) 776-6708. Bridgepoint Systems IICRC Water Damage Restoration School. Two-day IICRC certified course in water damage restoration. Call (800) 484-9638. SEPT. 10-11: Houston SEPT. 13-14: Albuquerque, N.M. Chemspec Water Restoration Course. Two-day IICRC-approved course covers all aspects of water restoration. Call (800) 638-7370. Clean Care Seminars Advanced Water Damage Restoration Course. Two-day IICRC certification course taught by Jeff Bishop. Hundreds of slides depict actual claims. Includes equipment, chemicals, microorganisms, psychrometry, stand procedures, and more. Call (800) 455-4278. Chuck Dewald¿s Emergency Hands-On Drying School. Three-day hands-on course gives attendees the opportunity to work in a ¿real world water loss setting.¿ Call (423) 581-7682 for dates. Dri-Eaz Advanced Building Drying Seminar. One-day course is ideal for technicians wishing to learn the latest techniques for handling larger restoration jobs. Call (800) 932-3030. SEPT. 15: San Diego, Calif. Dri-Eaz Complete Technical Water Damage Restoration School. Two-day IICRC school teaches everything from getting started to advanced drying techniques. Class includes a complete workbook with valuable forms for your use. Class earns 2 IICRC CECs. Call (800) 282-6130. SEPT. 6-7: Sheridan, Wyo. SEPT. 10-11: Mulkiteo, Wash. SEPT. 13-14: San Diego, Calif. SEPT. 13-14: Dyersville, Iowa SEPT. 13-14: Billings, Mont. Dri-Eaz Hands-On Restoration Training. A highly interactive 3-1/2 day course at Dri-Eaz¿s Center for Advanced Restorative Drying. Call (800) 932-3030, ext. 274. AUG. 27-30: Burlington, Wash. SEPT. 10-13: Burlington, Wash. Dri-Eaz Mold & Sewage Decontamination Seminar. One-day introductory seminar offers restorers the ability to expand their knowledge in mold. Course qualifies for 1 IICRC CEC. Call (800) 932-3030. SEPT. 8: Sheridan, Wyo. SEPT. 15: Billings, Mont. SEPT. 15: Dyersville, Iowa Dynamic Cleaning Supplies IICRC Water Damage Restoration. Two-day course led by Gary Funari. SEPT. 12-13: Grand Rapids, Mich. Ebac Inc. Water Damage Restoration Technician Class. Two-day IICRC approved course is taught by Jim Henry. Call (209) 591-3681. Fiber Cleaning Schools of America Water Damage Restoration Class. Two-day course with certification by IICRC. Learn how to dry walls and insulation, handle furniture and contents, determine moisture content in building materials, communicate with customers and insurance companies, and more. Call (800) 344-0221. HydraMaster Water Restoration Technician Seminar. Two-day IICRC approved course focuses on understanding the source and how to protect occupants, technicians, and contents. Call (800) 426-1301. Indoor Environmental Solutions Mold Remediation Workshop. Three days of instruction and hands-on training. Learn how to perform inspections, handle testing requirements, construct containment area companies, etc. Call (800) 288-3828. Jon-Don IICRC Water Damage School. Two-day course covers flood restoration processes, communicating with adjusters, up-to-date safety procedures, and more. Qualifies for 2 IICRC CECs. Call (800) 556-6366. SEPT. 10-11: Atlanta SEPT. 13-14: King of Prussia, Penn. Sun-Belt IICRC Water Damage Restoration Course. Two-day course is led by Joey Pickett. Pre-registration is required and classes are limited. IICRC fees and class manuals are optional. Call (800) 334-8418. SEPT. 14-15: Raleigh, N.C. Restoration Consultants Mold and Sewage Remediation Course. Three-day course provides professional restorers with the necessary tools to perform mold and sewage remediation. Class includes hands-on training in our permanent built-in facility ¿ ¿This Mold House.¿ Class approved for 2 IICRC CECs. Call (888) 617-3266. u Note: Send class topic and schedule: ICS Magazine, Editor, 22801 Ventura Blvd., Suite 115, Woodland Hills, CA 91364-1222