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Class Schedule

Education and Training at Barker-Hammer

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November 29 & 30, 2018

Instructor: Dane Gregory
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration – $225/each
Please register by 10/22/18

Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit

Commercial Cleaning Initiative

This Course is about preparing the professional cleaning contractor to expand into high-end commercial
cleaning opportunities in carpet cleaning, low moisture carpet cleaning, stone care, maintenance, polishing and
wood floor re-coating.

Dane will walk through the process of creating a maintenance program and procedures to sell and
market your maintenance program.

• How to develop an on-going cleaning program.
• How to use the equipment & what equipment to use for efficiency.
• How to charge for your labor.

2- IICRC Continuing Education Credits

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

October 24, 25, & 26, 2018

Instructor: Rick Ruch
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration $425
If paid by 10/5/18
Registration – $465
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65. Paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

IICRC Water Restoration (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)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

December 11 & 12, 2018

Instructor: Bob Merkt
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration $349
If paid by 11/16/18
Registration – $399
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65. Paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

The Stone, Masonry and Tile Care Technician course provides precise information for the proper maintenance and cleaning of natural and man-made (cultured) stone, ceramic tile, masonry, and grout surfaces. Students will learn the theory behind and reasons for proper tools, chemicals and equipment. Emphasis will be placed on protecting surfaces, technicians and building occupants. Students completing the course will be adequately equipped to perform maintenance-related tasks involving stone, masonry and ceramic tile surfaces. (2 day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)

January 9 & 10, 2019

Instructor: Jessika James
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration – $315
If paid by 12/20/19
Registration – $365
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65. paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

IICRC Fire Restoration (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.)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

January 11, 2019

Instructor: Jessika James
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration – $220
If paid by 12/28/19
Registration – $270
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65. paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

IICRC Odor Control (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.)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

January 22, 23, 24 & 25, 2019

Instructor: Rachel Adams
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration – $895
If paid by 12/7/18
Registration – $999
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $150 paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

IICRC Applied Microbial Remediation (AMRT)

(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.)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

February 6, 7 & 8, 2019

Instructor: Rick Ruch
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration $425
If paid by 10/18/19
Registration – $465
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65. Paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

IICRC Water Restoration (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)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

February 21 & 22, 2019

Instructor: John Carter
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration – $349
If paid by 1/25/19
Registration – $399
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65 paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

IICRC Carpet Repair & Reinstallation (RRT)

The Carpet Repair and Reinstallation 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.)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

March 27, 28 & 29, 2019

You choose the training to fit your Xactimate needs. Fundamentals, Proficiency and Proficiency II.
Attend all 3 for $600 and Save ($75).

XACTIMATE 28 – FUNDAMENTALS
Pre-Registration – $225
Registration – $275/after 2/16/19
March 27, 2019

The Xactimate 28 Basic training course is designed for new Xactimate users. If you’re new to the restoration industry, you need this class! This is the ‘beginner’ class. Most attending this class are ‘brand new’ at this program. They are either barely using it or have just recently gotten the program. Xactimate is the estimating & billing program for this industry. If you’re not using this program then you need to be using a ‘service’ that does because otherwise you’ll be leaving thousands of dollars behind. Students in this course will be introduced to the techniques and best practices needed to create small- to medium-loss estimates using a variety of Xactimate 28 tools. Students will be taught the most efficient ways to set up, sketch, scope, and deliver professional estimates. All this is done while preparing students for Level 1 certification exams.

XACTIMATE 28 – PROFICIENCY I
Pre-Registration – $225
Registration – $275/after 2/16/19
March 28, 2019

Xactimate 28 Intermediate training course is for those at the proficiency level. You should be versed in the fundamental concepts in Xactimate before pursuing these intermediate concepts. Furthermore, you will be introduced to several time-saving tools in Xactimate that can help you write an estimate effectively, accurately, and quickly. Empowering yourself with knowledge and more advanced skills from the proficiency level helps enhance your estimating expertise. All of this is done while preparing students for the Level 2 certification exams. Passing the Xactimate certification exam validates that you have the knowledge to accurately and efficiently create an estimate in Xactimate at a proficiency level.

XACTIMATE 28 – PROFICIENCY II
Pre-Registration – $225/pay by 2/16/19
Registration – $275/after 2/16/19
March 29, 2019

The Xactimate 28 Advanced Training Course is designed for intermediate to advanced Xactimate users. Each class is designed to meet the business needs and learning objectives of the students. Students in this course should build on their knowledge of Sketch by learning to create more complex diagrams (large interiors and exteriors, roofs, and more) as well as estimating within Sketch. Students will be taught advanced variables, keyboard shortcuts and other techniques to improve their skills. The course also focuses on a variety of estimating methods to increase overall efficiency. All this is done while preparing students for the Level 3 Certification Exam.

March 21 & 22, 2019

Instructor: Melody David
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration – $349
If paid by 3/2/18
Registration – $399
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65 paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

IICRC Color Repair Technician

(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.)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

April 8 & 9, 2019

Instructor: Doug Heiferman
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration – $315
If paid by 3/27/19
Registration – $365
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65 paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

IICRC Carpet Cleaning (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)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

April 10, 2019

Instructor: Doug Heiferman
Registration – $FREE
Join Doug Heiferman in a hands on cleaning training seminar subject to be announced . . .
Receive 1 IICRC Continuing Education Credit

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

April 11 & 12, 2019

Instructor: Doug Heiferman
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Pre-Registration $315
If paid by 3/27/19
Registration – $365
Receive 2 IICRC Continuing Education Credit
Test fee $65. Paid at the time of testing to the IICRC.

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.)

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

Are you interested learning about leather cleaning?
Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com

Dates to be announced . . .

IICRC Leather Cleaning Technician course addresses leather identification and cleaning techniques for professional on-location cleaners, restoration and inspection service providers, as well as other related industries. Emphasis shall be placed on theory, practical application, proper identification of leather types, soiling conditions and proper professional solutions to the cleaning challenges faced by the individuals performing the work in the field. (2 day course*; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)

Leather Repair
Learn hands-on to repair leather and vinyl. The 1 day repair seminar will cover scuffs, scratches, cuts, tears.

Unprotected  Leather Restoration
Seminar description coming soon . . .

Protected Leather Restoration
Seminar description coming soon . . .

Call 952-926-7117 to Register or e-mail kristad@barker-hammer.com