Water Damage Restoration WRT (IICRC Certification)

$990.00$1,089.00 incl. GST


Instructor: Jason Twigg

The IICRC WRT certification course is designed to give class attendees the knowledge and understanding of how to remediate environments that have sustained a moisture intrusion and techniques for drying structures.

Instructors will use simple explanations and fun learning lessons to provide the education necessary to understand the procedures of dealing with water losses, sewer backflows, and what do when contamination such as mould is discovered.

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Hands on Interaction

Corestone Training offer all WRT course attendees the use of various extraction, and drying equipment to remove water and then dry carpet, underlay, gypock and timber walls and floor. This is a fully immersive course is designed to show the attende the correct way to set up and monitor a water loss over this 3 day course.


WRT Course Curriculum

Health & Safety Protocols

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Immunisations
  • Equipment Safety
  • Identifying potential on-the-job hazards
  • Water Damage specific hazards


Water Damage Mitigation (Preventing Further Damage)

  • Locating the source of water, Moisture intrusion inspection
  • Protecting structure, furniture and other contents
  • Stopping secondary damage


Developing a Scope

What’s wet?

  • Determining migration of water
  • Loss Category & Classification
  • Building materials: Carpet, underlay, flooring, sub-flooring, framing, gyprock, insulation, asbestos etc.
  • Drying methods
  • Determine a dry standard and a dry goal


Water Extraction

  • Extraction Tools
  • Portable extractors and truck-mount extractors
  • Extraction wands
  • Extracting standing water
  • Determining how many gallons of water are present
  • Disposal


Cleaning Solutions & Antimicrobials

  • When to use them, what they actually do


Measuring and Monitoring

How wet is it?

  • Meters & Documentation, how to use them and report the findings
  • Moisture levels in materials and in the air
  • Moisture science & psychrometry


Equipment set-up & jobsite monitoring

Is it drying?

  • Types of air movers, how they are used, and determining how many are needed
  • Types of dehumidifiers, how they are used, and determining how many are needed
  • Types of Heat Drying
  • Types of Interair Injection Systems
  • Structural drying & Humidity control


Monitoring the drying progress

  • Reconfiguring and adjusting equipment to reach drying goals


Return to Pre-Loss Condition

Is it dry?

  • Repairs
  • Cleaning
  • Resetting contents
  • Complete project processing from start to finish!


The IICRC Water Restoration Technician course is based on the IICRC S500 Standard for Professional Water Damage Restoration. The S500 is used by restorers, insurance companies, builders, IEPs, adjusters, and anyone working in the water damage restoration industry

This class structure will include all the necessary study guides, workbooks, exam preparation tools and exercises so you feel confident to take the IICRC WRT exam.


Here’s a video from IICRC on this course: