ACAC Council-Certified Fire and Smoke Damage Consultant (CFSC) Course

The ACAC Council-certified Fire and Smoke Damage Consultant (CFSC) certification is the only accredited certification of its kind. Developed by Brad Kovar for the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC), this credential recognises the specific training, knowledge and experience expected of a fire and smoke damage professional, providing creditability to the practitioner and ensuring public trust.

The livestream ACAC CFSC course is held over a 2-day period, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) each day.

To receive your certification you must pass an examination administered by the ACAC, an independent certifying body.

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Are You Prepared for the Fire Season?

This ACAC Exam prep course is for the Council-certified Fire and Smoke Damage Consultant (CFSC) certification, which is the only accredited certification of its kind in the industry. The ACAC Exam prep course has traditionally only been available in the United States.  Now available in Australia through Coach8, this course will get you ready to sit the ACAC certification examination.

Brad Kovar is the developer of the certification, curriculum and writer of the study guide for the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC). Brad is a published author, researcher, technical consultant and in-demand speaker on indoor environmental issues. Brad was also a primary author of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Technical Guide to Wildfire Impact Investigations for the OEHS Professional, and he was a founding member of the AIHA Wildfire Project Team.

What is a Council-certified Fire & Smoke Damage Consultant?

The ACAC Council-certified Fire and Smoke Damage Consultant credential will recognize the specific training, knowledge and experience expected of a fire and smoke damage professional, providing creditability to the practitioner and ensuring public trust. This online course is uniquely designed to aid candidates in preparation for the ACAC certification examination. To this end, the course provides in depth discussion on the domains of knowledge addressed by the exam and the exam topics identified by the ACAC certification board. The course is geared to those individuals who do fire and smoke damage inspections, remediation, or insurance professionals who must be prepared to responsibly and accurately assess property smoke damage claims as they are filed.

Certification Information

Certification examinations are administered through the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC), an independent certifying body. There are three designations in the ACAC credential track: the Council-certified Fire and Smoke Consultant (CFSC), which requires 8 years of verifiable field experience; the Council-certified Fire and Smoke Technician (CFST), which requires 2 years of verifiable field experience; and, the Council-certified Fire and Smoke Assistant Technician (CFSAT), which requires being active in the field of assessment and investigation of structural, protein and wildfire incidents.

ACAC Council-Certified Fire and Smoke Damage Consultant (CFSC) Course

ACAC – Who Are They?

Founded in 1992, The Certification Council is North America’s oldest and most prestigious certifying body dedicated to indoor air quality. The Certification Council offers consultation services in the field of professional development in certification. ACAC (formerly known as the American Indoor Air Quality Council) is a dba of The Certification Council, and provides certifications in infection control, microbial, indoor environmental and other IAQ-related fields. ACAC is the ONLY certifying body in the IAQ field to achieve independent third-party accreditation from the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).

The American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) promotes awareness, education and certification for professionals. Their mission is to establish credible certification programs that provide value to certificants, their clients and the public. Their goal is to serve the public interest with integrity as an independent certifying body.