From the novice in the restoration industry, technicians, project managers, coordinators, office staff, business development, or anyone wanting an overview or update of the industry and what is involved this course gives an overview of most perils and how they are dealt with by the restoration professional.
This include’s a brief overview including but not limited to restoration associated with:
• Fire / Smoke
• Meth / Grow Ops
• Mold / Asbestos
This course will appeal and provide basic understanding to:
• Restoration Contractors
• Administrative staff working with restoration projects
• Property and Facility Mangers
• Institutional Maintenance workers
• Insurance and Broker agents and adjusters
Instructor: Art Johnson, CR, WLS, CVB
Art has been in the cleaning & restoration industry since 1988. He grew from a 2-person company doing carpet and upholstery cleaning to assisting in the growth of a company with almost 200 employees. He has served the roles of a one-man technician to being the Senior Operations Manager of a large, very successful restoration company.
He is certified by the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) as a Water Loss Specialist and a Certified Restorer, and by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification, as a Master Restorer and Cleaner. He is also a Certified Value Builder Advisor.
With the RIA, Art has proudly served on, and for a time chaired, the Water Loss Institute. He co-chaired the Restoration Council, along with serving as the Environmental Chair for the RIA (ASCR). He was on the RIA Board of Directors, was the first Chair of the RIA Canadian Council and currently services as Council Chair on the Canadian Education Committee.
He has served on the Executive Committee of the BC Association of Restoration Contractors, which is dedicated to improving workplace health and safety in the BC restoration industry.
Art has been published in many industry journals, been featured on numerous news and talk show programs and has presented to various groups including the insurance industry, property owners and managers, and industry specialists.He has also been a leader in dealing with Hoarding claims and has taught on this subject across Canada.
Art is the proud recipient of the 2011 Industry recognized, Martin L. King award for outstanding service to the industry.
This course will assist anyone with an IICRC designation to maintain their CEC requirements and also provide an update on what changes and advances are being made in the restoration industry. This course qualifies for 0.5 CEC Credit for the IICRC.