Course Information

**Special Announcement 5/15/2020**

Do not forget, nothing can replace the benefits and value-added experience you can receive during an in-person training class.

EMTA and its affiliated instructors are pleased to be involved with the recently IICRC approved livestream courses and will continue to provide them during this time frame. With that said, as locations across the US and the world open up EMTA has restarted hosting face to face training. 

Safety has always been a priority at EMTA and the instructors conducting classes. Starting May 18-20, 2020, we will have select in person classes. These classes maybe held at a facility close to our normal classroom due to continued government restrictions and to allow for appropriate social distancing. You will be provided the address of the class location.

As a precaution:

  • Face coverings will be provided
  • Students must wash hands frequently 
  • Each person will have individual tables
  • Snacks will be available, individually wrapped 
  • There will be space available for breaks and lunch, or you can go outside
  • Tables, chairs, and touch points (doorknobs) will be cleaned with a hydrogen peroxide cleaning agent multiple times.
  • Tables, chairs, and touch points (doorknobs) will be treated with a antimicrobial/biocide containing active ingredient(s) listed in the EPA’s “N” list

The fact that you purchase a seat for an in-person training course, get out of bed, get in your car and drive to a location where other people will be present, 

  • Classroom
  • Grocery store
  • Big box hardware store
  • Airport
  • Hotel
  • Uber/Lyft/Taxi

indicates that you are aware, understand that you are accepting full responsibility for any sickness or illness you may contract while conducting your life anywhere outside your own home or business.

EMTA, its staff and its affiliated instructors cannot be held liable for you attending an event and you getting sick or ill. 

If you feel sick or have any sypmtoms do not attend

If you feel sick during class leave immediately 

Class Information and Pricing

***Any IICRC or other exam fee(s) not included***


Water Damage Restoration Technician : WRT


The Water Damage Restoration Technician course is designed to teach restoration personnel that perform remediation work to give them a better concept of water damage, it’s effects and techniques for drying of structures. This course will give residential and commercial maintenance personnel the background to understand the procedures necessary to deal with water losses, sewer backflows, and contamination such as mold.                                                                                                        (3 day course; 19 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)


Water Damage Restoration Technician : WRT (Spanish)


Esta IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician WRT - Spanish enseña estudiantes sobre daños por agua y las técnicas de la industria para remediar los daños estructurales causados por el agua. Esta clase presenta información sobre daños por agua como aguas residuales, contaminación de mojo, y equipo de descontaminación.
(3 day course; 19 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)
Este curso, libro y examen son enteramente en español.


Applied Microbial Remediation Technician : AMRT

$1025.00 (Prerequisite: IICRC Certification in WRT)

The Applied Microbial Remediation Technician course covers mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals engaged in property management, property restoration, IEQ investigations or other related professions. Emphasis will be placed on teaching mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals who will perform these procedures in the field. Course graduates will be adequately equipped to perform remediation services, while protecting the health and safety of workers and occupants.                                                                                                                                    (4 day course; 28 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)                             IICRC test fee is $150 and not included in course cost.


Carpet Cleaning Technician : CCT


The IICRC-approved Carpet Cleaning Technician (CCT) course is designed to teach the art and science of carpet cleaning to professional service providers, as well as others in related industries. Emphasis is placed on practical application, identifying fiber, yarn and carpet constructions, style types and finishes, soiling conditions, cleaning science and methodology, and other issues and concerns faced by individuals who maintain and clean installed broadloom carpet. When coupled with additional on-the-job training and field experience, students should be adequately prepared to perform carpet cleaning techniques and procedures. They also should be adequately prepared to accomplish further training in other IICRC-approved courses, which require CCT as a prerequisite. The course is designed to cover pre-inspection, fabric identification, basic cleaning chemicals and equipment, and proper cleaning techniques and procedures with a residential and light commercial emphasis.            (2 day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)


Color Repair Technician : CRT


Prerequisites: IICRC Certification in CCT or CCMT) The Color Repair Technician course addresses the history of color, color theory, natural and synthetic dyes, dye methods, types of dyes, types of fibers, carpet styles and dye procedures. Other topics covered include color related cleaning issues such as fading, color loss due to contamination or bleaching, and the use of cleaning agents that may affect or remove color from carpet.                                                                                                                              (2 day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)


Carpet Repair and Re-installation Technician : RRT


The Carpet Repair and Re-installation Technician course teaches techniques and safety issues related to carpet repair and re-installation, carpet construction, inspection process prior to cleaning, tools of the trade, floor preparation, adhesives, carpet cushion installation, tackless strip and moldings, seaming, and proper stretching. This class also teaches various repairs that the carpet cleaner/restorer may come up against while dealing with an installed textile. This knowledge will enable the technician to recognize and avoid installation problems that may arise while performing carpet cleaning as well as how to correct many issues encountered. (2 day course; 16 hours, not including lunch and breaks, exam time is included.)


Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician: UFT


The Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician course covers upholstery fiber categories, fiber identification and testing, manufacturing of the fiber and fabric, chemistry of cleaning, upholstery cleaning methods, protections, spotting and potential problems. A student will have a specific knowledge about fabric and fiber content, as well as furniture construction. This enables students to identify limitations and potential cleaning related problems, on a given piece of upholstery. (2-day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)


Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician : FSRT


The Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician course concentrates on technical procedure for successfully completing the restoration of a fire and smoke damaged environment. Students will learn how to combine technical procedures with a practical approach to managing the job site and how that relates to pricing the job.    (2 day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)


Odor Control Technician : OCT


The Odor Control Technician course covers olfaction and odor, odor sources, detection process, theory of odor control, equipment, chemical options and applications. The student will learn how to address odors caused from biological sources such as decomposition, urine contamination, and mold, combustion sources such as fire and smoke damage, and chemical sources such as fuel oil spills or volatile organic chemicals.                                                                                                                                              (1 day course; 7 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)


Trauma and Crime Scene Technician : TCST


Trauma & Crime Scene Technician is a comprehensive course covering trauma scene cleanup and decontamination. Students will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge required to properly evaluate, clean and decontaminate a site following a human trauma event. They will learn how to manage the unique situations encountered when performing trauma and crime scene cleanup, regardless of surface, item, or location, including procedures and precautions for working at a trauma/crime scene, based on the IICRC S540 Standard. Students will find out how to inspect and investigate human blood and other potentially infectious materials contamination to establish hazard assessments, work plans, and procedures for cleaning and safe transportation of contaminated material. Once your company’s health and safety programs are established and with additional on-the-job training and field experience, students should be able to safely perform this work.                      (3 day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks; also comes with a OSHA 10-hr General Industry card)


OSHA 10-Hour


10 hour General Industry Safety class delivered over a two day period. This class is a must have for all industries -- construction, restoration or industrial. The 10-hour outreach course provide basic awareness training on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of workplace hazards. The course also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and filing a complaint.


OSHA 30-Hour

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The OSHA 30 class is delivered over a 4 day period. The 30-hour outreach courses provide a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards in general industry.  Please call for information and pricing


CDS - Commercial Drying Specialist


(Prerequisites: IICRC Certification in WRT) The Commercial Drying Specialist course teaches damage inspection and evaluation, work flow 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). Resources for this course include: the current ANSI/IICRC S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration, reference media, scientific, technical and industry resources. Special note to Participants: Commercial drying projects frequently have many more potential hazards and safety risks that are not generally encountered on residential projects. These hazards may include but not be limited to higher voltages, confined spaces, energized machinery, hazardous chemicals, heavy equipment and forklifts. The CDS course is not intended to be a health and safety course, nor will it cover all of the potential hazards that may be encountered on commercial projects. It is required of participants to comply with all applicable local, state/provincial and national safety rules and regulations.                                                                                                        The participant is strongly advised to research and complete appropriate training programs (e.g. HST, OSHA 10-hour, Canadian HST) prior to participating in the CDS course.                                                                                                                                                    (4.5 day course; 32 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)

Class Cancelation Policy

You will receive a full refund if you cancel more than 30 days from class date. If cancellation is less than 30 days, you may transfer to the next class, apply tuition to any class of choice, or switch to another student to attend and no cancellation fees will apply. *Applying tuition from one class to another, If the new class is of lesser value the difference will not be refunded, if the new class is of greater value the balance will still be due. **Class transfer must be within one (1) calendar year. Any cancellation after 24 business hours or no show will be forfeited.

EMTA also conducts events at alternate locations. By registering or attending EMTA events all registrants and/or attendees agree to indemnify and hold harmless EMTA, it's controlling persons, Officers, Instructors, Employees and their successors from any and all personal injury and property damage claims and resulting judgments and expenses made by or on behalf of the registrant.