IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician Course

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Our IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician Course provides students with the training and knowledge they required to successfully perform their role to the highest level of industry standards. By completing this course you will obtain IICRC accreditation.

When flooding occurs, from a small scale leak to a large scale loss or environmental event, this will impact a building in a variety of negative ways.  How do you best go about fixing the problem?  What needs to be removed?  What needs to be dried?

Learning to handle this situation is not simple. The aim of this course is to help individuals understand how to approach water damage and what the key steps are in returning a property to a pre-loss condition.

We will teach you to understanding how moisture affects a building’s structure and the processes involved in drying the property. You will walk out of the course will a scientific explanation of the what, the how and the why to help you make decisions.

To find out when the next course is scheduled, please see our Course Dates.

The IICRC Water Damage Restoration Course (WRT) is great for people starting out as a restoration technician or for those who are already completing water damage restoration works. This course gives you a great understanding of water damage restoration and best practice procedures for completing jobs. All materials taught in the IICRC Water Damage Restoration Course are in line with the IICRC S500 Water Damage Restoration Standards. 

The WRT course will give residential and commercial maintenance personnel the foundation knowledge needed to understand the procedures necessary to deal with water losses, sewer back flows, and contamination such as mould. The course will help with understanding:

  • the science of water damage
  • how water damage can occur and your role in the process
  • the equipment involved in drying a property and the role of the various pieces of equipment
  • how to assess the moisture in a property to identify which building materials may be dried and which need replacing 
  • the various categories of water and the impact this has on whether materials can be safely restored
  • the safety aspect of completing a water damage project

On completion of the IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician Course, you will have the confidence to talk to customers about water damage and how to handle any project professionally. 

The IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician Course is the beginning of a learning journey to become a true expert in dealing with water damaged properties. 

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If you have any questions, please contact the TESA Directive team by email, phone 1300 192 968, or fill out our contact us form.