Mold Class

3 Days - Classroom

This course is a comprehensive study of mold and moisture damage, and the effects on structures. Learning begins in an abstract form and then expands into a more formative development of specifics. Classes run from 8-5 each of the 3 days.

Part one

Begins with Mold basics which is a primer that covers: mold’s history, types of, health concerns of, requirements for its growth, inspection methods for, sampling and testing of, individual and professional remediation practices.

Part two

Covers the following: aspects of mold’s growth, types, conveyance systems, and discoveries through professional mold remediation practices. It will also cover proper use of PPE (personal protection equipment), safety, learning how to find the Red Flags of moisture intrusion and the theory of associated client Red Flag Symptoms caused by exposure to mold.

Part three

Is a 4-part system expansion that delves deeper into all aspects of the inspection processes that inspectors will encounter in mold and moisture damage within structures. The culminating enhanced areas will be on use of equipment, sampling and testing, report writing based on findings, and marketing the business of environmental inspection techniques.

After the class, you will become proficient in recognizing microbial growth (mold) patterns in various structures and areas, understand the physiology of mold, how to safely inspect mold, write a complete environmental inspection report with annotated picture references, and present the client with a report. The student will also be learn how to market this skill and directly utilize their knowledge for clients needing consultation.

This course is approved for 24 ASHI Continuing Education Credits (Not State Approved CE Credits)