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All available training courses are open to RIA members and non-members and will be led by restoration professionals who are subject-matter experts in their specific area of loss.
2021 Training Course Schedule
The Contents Loss Specialist (CLS) course, assists Contents Restoration Specialists across the country and internationally. The RIA CLS is a training program that is not only top of the line as far as content but also brings a systematic approach to the way contents are dealt with in general. This program is recognized by insurance companies across the country as the best of its kind and incorporates lectures, specialized presentations from subject matter experts in their field, case studies, and group study work.
The Water Loss Specialist (WLS)course incorporates a wide variety of vetted industry-related courses representing the four major Domains of Knowledge as
part of its pre-requisite courserequirements. Like all RIA advanced certification programs, the WLS includes a rigorous course of self-study, combined with live instruction from well-known industry leaders. The RIA WLS is also recognized by insurance companies, building owners and managers, as well as the public and governmental authorities as the premier achievement of excellence!
TheFire Loss Specialist (FLS)course covers a wide array of subjects, including working with contracts, ethics, project management, report writing, consulting in the discipline of fire damage, and more! This designation is for those individuals who wish to advance their career and become a recognized subject matter expert in advanced fire restoration.
This IICRC Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS) course is designed to be an advanced drying concept and management course. The focus of this curriculum is on commercial, industrial, institutional and complex residential structures. During the course, students will become proficient in the analysis and anatomy of commercial structures, improve their inspection techniques, learn advanced psychrometric concepts, and review how to administrate and manage a large drying project.
Testing fees are not included. Each IICRC Certification Exam is $65. Participants will be provided with a link to pay the certification exam fee directly to IICRC.
Please note: All prep courses and exams require candidates to complete prerequisite courses. Be sure to review these prior to registering for the prep courses and exams. Separate exam fees apply. Test takers will have the option to take the exam at a testing center or as an online proctored exam format. An exam fee of $250 will apply when test takers register for the exam.
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