Prerequisites:
IICRC Certification in CCT or CCMT


Continuing Education Credits:
IICRC 2 CECs

Water Restoration Certification

Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) Certification

Water Damage Certification

About the Water Restoration Certification Instructors: Ron Valega & Destry Ransdell

Ron Valega
Ron Valega has been in the cleaning industry since 1977, specializing in restoration, carpet and upholstery cleaning. As a franchise owner, Ron realized volume sales of up to $1.5 million annually. He understands fully the dedication required to maintain a growing business and the importance of continuing his own education to remain informed of industry changes, trends and the latest technological advances. Ron understands fully that owning a business is not merely knowing how to perform a particular service. You must be able to manage the office, cash flow and build relationships with staff and customers. Ron sold his business in the spring of 2002 to focus 100% on teaching. Ron believes “this industry is a craft” and, as with any craft, it must be both studied and practiced to be successful. Ron became an approved instructor under the school of J. Henry & Company in 1998 and has been instructing IICRC approved classes throughout the United States and Canada. Mr. Henry was a Duraclean employee for several years, but most of all, Jim became Ron’s instructor and mentor for several years. Ron believes in our industry. He believes it is time to be the best we can be and master our craft – all the education we need is available – no more excuses!!!

Destry Ransdell 
Destry Ransdell is president of TEC Pro which provides training, education and consulting to companies in the restoration/remediation industry. He is also an IICRC Instructor, an IICRC Certified Master Textile Cleaner, Master Water Restorer and Master Fire and Smoke Restorer. He has worked in the remediation/restoration industry for 12 years as an estimator, project manager and technician and has even been a Health & Safety Director for several employers. Destry still remains in the field as a consultant and trainer, which keeps him on top of the best practices, newest methods and equipment. Prior to this, Destry worked in the reconstruction field. Destry has become very familiar with the building envelope, construction practices and materials. Destry not only brings real world hands on training to you, but he makes it fun and interesting.

COURSE INTRODUCTION:

This three (3) day IICRC WRT Certification helps students understand procedures necessary to deal with water losses, sewer backflows and contamination such as mold.


TIPS for the classroom:

  • Classes are held at 1145 Commons Blvd, Reading PA  19605
  • Breakfast, lunch, beverages & snacks provided everyday by RTI
  • All classes are 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Registration begins at 7:30 AM
  • There is a $50 cancellation fee per student
  • No refund if cancelled 10 days prior to class, No refund for no-shows

The WRT Certification 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.

To get the Water Restoration Certification you need to pass the WRT Certification Exam after attending 3 days of training. Lunch and snacks with adequate breaks will be provided. Get the training and certification you need by booking a class with us now.

For those interested in both the Water Restoration Certification (WRT) AND the Applied Structural Drying Certification (ASD) than you may be interested in our WRT/ASD Combo Course