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New online water loss training course

May 02, 2012
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ROCKVILLE, MD — The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) announces the creation of an entry-level online training course addressing broad knowledge for those interested in the practice of water damage restoration, according to a press release.

Developed by RIA, in cooperation with ILS Corporation, a pioneer in online industry-specific education, the Basic Water Loss Training Course is an affordable, entry-level online education program that provides excellent training for new or entry-level water loss field technicians, administrative personnel, human resources employees, marketing staff or restoration professionals, the release stated.

According to the release, the course includes eight modules focusing on different aspects of water loss, including:

• Overview of Water Loss Restoration
• Science and Fundamentals of Drying
• Communications and Public Relations
• Safety
• Water Loss Equipment
• Water Metering and Monitoring
• Contents Restoration
• Drying Procedures for Materials

"This venture was the brainchild of RIA past president, Rusty Amarante, CR. His vision was for RIA to offer basic training in water loss so employers could efficiently and productively train new hires in the fundamentals of water loss restoration," said Cynthia Hereth, director of training and certification.

"It''s been an honor to work with the development team and ILS Corporation on this project, and we''re thrilled to offer this affordable training to the restoration industry," Hereth added.

Click here to read the complete release.

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