IICRC CDS Course, Brisbane, 1-5 July 2024

IICRC CDS Course, Brisbane, 1-5 July 2024

$1,950.00

The IICRC-approved Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS) course demonstrates expertise in damage inspection and evaluation, workflow management, process administration, and technical methods of effective and timely drying of commercial, industrial, institutional, and complex residential water-damaged structures, systems, and furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FFE). This certification is for the experienced technician, project manager, estimator, or owner/manager who wants to expand their understanding of commercial construction, commercial drying practices, challenges, and opportunities or needs to gain better project management skills. This course will enable the participant to obtain IICRC CDS certification.

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Course: IICRC Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS)
Dates: 1 to 5 July 2024
Duration: 5 days
Times: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm AEST each day (finishing times will vary each day)
Venue: Shed 10 / 27 South Pine Road, Brendale, Brisbane QLD 4500
Prerequisite: IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) certification

It’s back! The last time CDS was in Australia was 2019. Get in now for the only CDS class for 2024. It’s going to be a terrific five days in the ASD house with a large desiccant dehumidifier installed with a large generator on-site for setup throughout the ASD flood facility. Experience five days of exclusive training on commercial drying in special situations with IICRC and RIA’s highly-certified and esteemed instructor Ken Larsen CR WLS FLS CLS ERS CMP CSDS RTPE.

Ken Larsen CR WLS FLS CLS ERS CMP CSDS has been in the restoration industry since 1978. He holds RIA, ACAC and IICRC advanced designations, and was the recipient of the 32nd RIA Martin L. King Award for his many contributions to the restoration industry. Ken has spent 18 years as an independent property restoration contractor, consultant to restorative drying during catastrophes and large loss drying coordination, expert witness, Director of Education for North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organisation, and is now the author of one of the industry’s leading technical resource book on the subject of structural restorative drying – Leadership in Restorative Drying. He is currently an IICRC-approved instructor of WRT, ASD and CDS certificate courses. Ken is also an RIA instructor of the restoration industry’s advanced certification credentials: Water Loss Specialist (WLS®), Fire Loss Specialist (FLS®), Contents Loss Specialist (CLS®), Environmental Risk Specialist (ERS®), Certified Mould Professional (CMP®) and Certified Restorer (CR®).

The IICRC-approved Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS) course demonstrates expertise in damage inspection and evaluation, workflow management, process administration, and technical methods of effective and timely drying of commercial, industrial, institutional, and complex residential water-damaged structures, systems, and furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FFE). This certification is for the experienced technician, project manager, estimator, or owner/manager who wants to expand their understanding of commercial construction, commercial drying practices, challenges, and opportunities or needs to gain better project management skills. This class covers principles of drying, differences between residential and commercial structures, project management, project and technical coordination, negotiation and communication with interested parties, health and safety,  re-assessment during the project, safety planning on the job, microbiological considerations, commercial construction practices, climate control, drying complex structures, systems and materials, commercial mechanical systems and air management, equipment options, air flow and control, temporary power generation and distribution hazard control and communication, engineering controls, project management, planning, staging and project set-up, and site considerations.  Learn how to inspect, evaluate, manage and dry large losses. This course will enable the participant to obtain IICRC CDS certification.

IICRC WRT certification is a prerequisite for this course.

This onsite in-person Coach8 CDS course will be held over a 5-day period from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) each day. The finishing times will vary each day.

Participants earn 14 IICRC Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for attending this course.

Lunches and snacks will be provided by Coach8.

To receive your certification, you must pass an IICRC examination. If you intend to complete the exam, you must complete a separate exam registration process, which will be provided after registering for the course. Exams for onsite in-person courses are generally held in the classroom after lunch on the final day of the course. Exams for online livestream courses have different arrangements.

Coach8 course registration fees do NOT include IICRC exam registration fees. Exam fees are paid directly to the IICRC separately. The IICRC exam fee for this course is currently $80 USD, but you can check the IICRC website to ensure that fee is still correct.

Please read our Terms and Conditions page for information about payment, cancellations and substitutions.

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