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Emergency Restoration Services

How We Train Our Team

How We Train Our Team

ERS Provides Only the Best for Your Home!

Emergency Restoration Services LLC ensures each of our mold inspection and remediation specialists undergoes extensive training to receive industry-approved certifications before entering any home. When choosing ERS, you will have peace of mind that only highly trained professionals are resolving your mold removal and water damage needs.

Each of our mold removal specialists must complete the courses listed to the right before joining the ERS Team.

Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC)

The IICRC is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. In partnership with regional and international trade associates, the IICRC serves more than 25 countries with offices in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

Required ERS Technician IICRC Courses

Water Restoration Technician

The Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) course is designed to teach restoration personnel who perform remediation work a better concept of water damage. Students explore the effects of water damage and learn techniques for the drying of structures. This course gives our staff the background to understand the procedures necessary to deal with water losses, sewer backflows, and contamination such as mold.

Applied Microbial Remediation Technician

(Prerequisite: IICRC Certification in WRT) The Applied Microbial Remediation Technician course teaches mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals engaged in property management, property restoration, IEQ investigations, or other related professions.

Applied Structural Drying Technician

(Prerequisite: IICRC Certification in WRT) The IICRC-approved Applied Structural Drying (ASD) course teaches the effective, efficient, and timely drying of water-damaged structures and contents. By using comprehensive classroom and hands-on training, this course facilitates appropriate decision making within a restorative drying environment.

Mold Inspection and Remediation Certification

The National Association of Mold Professionals is a non-profit organization to promote the Mold Inspection and Remediation industry. NAMP developed America’s oldest and most respected certification course to provide education and authoritative credentials for mold professionals. It is the only certification course taught by MDs, PhDs, and JDs with extensive backgrounds in the mold industry!

  • Mold and its Health Effects
  • Hands-on Instruction with Sampling Equipment
  • Sampling Strategies and Protocols
  • Special Situations including Testing for Hidden Mold
  • Report Interpretation
  • Data Management
  • Report Generation
  • Proper Techniques for Mold Removal and Remediation