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State of Florida Mold Related Services Board

NORMI (National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspector www.NORMI.org) has been approved as a training provider for the State of Florida MRS Board (Provider #0003605) to offer continuing education courses approved for license renewal. When a course is listed here it has been approved for continuing education credits in accordance with Rule 61G6-9.012(3), Florida Administrative Code.

Once completing the course, NORMI automatically submits your attendance record to the State of Florida through its online reporting portal - there is nothing further for you to do except attend.

To verify the number hours through the State of Florda:

  1. VISIT the Florida DBPR Website
  2. For "Requirement" SELECT Report Writing (or any of the four requirements)
  3. For "Course Type" SELECT Classroom
  4. For "Provider Name" TYPE NORMI
  5. CLICK "Search"
  6. When you receive results CLICK ON "Provider Information" INFO button and see the details of the class, including ALL 14 CEU hours it includes.

 

 FREE Florida CEUs (Continuing Education)

Through the NORMI ACTIVE Membership (www.Join.NORMI.org), many of these classes are offered at NO CHARGE to active members. When offered at no charge, these courses are provided through a LIVE ONLINE format in their regularly scheduled Tuesday night training. All other offerings have associated fees to cover materials, logistics and trainer costs. For more detailed information, contact NORMI at 877.251.2296 or email

These classes, approved by the State of Florida Mold Related Services Board are provided under the PVDR2 #0003605 approved provider number but the individual course numbers are provided at each class because different numbers are given for different formats. In this case, the numbers provided here, where identified, are given as ONSITE course numbers. LIVE ONLINE formats are given a different approval number.

NOTE: Some of these classes are considered "advanced" courses and best understood by those already working in the industry, certified or trained by a nationally recognized organization like NORMI, the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors.

 

 CEFL01 - Mold, Moisture and SOP (14 hrs)

This is a two (2) day onsite course that includes training in the areas of mold, moisture and Standards of Practice. It is usually paired with the initial three-day training as the first two days and covers the basic materials dealing with mold, how it grows, how it affects our health, moisture and moisture intrusion, and Standards of Practice. For a detailed review of the tick-tock (schedule) for this class, see our CMA/CMR or MRSA/MRSR schedules. Onsite Course #0000090

 

 CEFL02 - Mold, SOP and IR/Thermal Imaging (14hrs)

This is a two (2) day onsite course that includes training in the areas of mold, moisture and IR/Thermal Imaging. It is usually paired with the initial three-day training as the first two days and covers the basic materials dealing with mold, how it grows, how it affects our health, moisture and moisture intrusion, and Thermal Imaging. For a detailed review of the tick-tock (schedule) for this class, see our CMA/CMR or MRSA/MRSR schedules. Onsite Course #0000050 Read More

 

 CEFL03 - Mold Protocol Writer (4 hrs)

Many assessors struggles with writing a legible remediation protocol that guides the remediator through either the sanitization or remediation project. This four (4) hours CEU course is a great stand-alone course for those who wish to learn how to write effective and easy to use remediation protocol. In a desktop setting, the student is taught how to create a remediation protocol template using MSWord, the IICRC S-520, NY City Guidelines and the NORMI Professional Practices. This generic Mold Remediation Protocol (MRP) can then be easily modified to fit any project, small or large. Once completed, the student may apply for NORMI certification based on specific criteria and under separate cover.

 

 CEFL04 - Mold Health Concerns (2 hr)

Must has been written about the health concerns connected with mold and other IAQ contaminants. This one (1) hour CEU course details some of the physical reactions associated with mold and highlights the importance of protecting the occupants and workers from mold exposures. The information contained in this class is provided with backup documentation gives a clear understanding of how mold may affect our health.

 

 CEFL05 - Protecting the Public (1 hr)

It is the responsibility of the remediation contractors, technicians and mold workers to protect themselves and the occupants from mold contamination in indoor environments. This one (1) hour CEU course emphasizes the importance of avoiding scare tactics while incorporating good solid documented information and practices that will protect the public during and after a mold project.

 

 CEFL06 - Mold Guidelines and Standards of Practice (3 hrs)

The mold profession training often lacks details and approved standards but utilizes a host of materials to create guidelines for best practices. This three (3) hour takes the student through the standard guidelines and library resource generally used for mold assessment and remediation with specific emphasis on the insurable NORMI Professional Practices as it becomes an integral part of any mold sanitization or remediation process.

 

 CEFL07 - Mold Remediation Processes (4 hrs)

Having a clear system for practicing remediation gives confident to the contractor and the workers that projects will go smoothly resulting in consistent outcome. This four (4) hour CEU course introduces the "NORMI 30 Steps to Successful Remediation", a checklist to govern all remediation projects whether small or large. Based on industry standards including the IICRC S-520 and NORMI Professional Practices this is one of the most practical courses on remediation offered to mold assessors, remediation contractors and mold technician/workers on the market today.

 

 CEFL08 - Mold Assessment Report Writing (4 hrs)

Many assessors struggle with writing the assessment report because it requires a clear understanding of all the pieces of a big puzzle, how to organize the information and draw conclusions in a clear, concise report. This four (4) hour CEU course is a great stand-alone course for those who wish to learn how to write effective report which interprets, for the client, the information collected during the assessment process. In a desktop setting, the student is taught how to create a Mold Assessment Report (MAR) using MSWord. This generic report template can then be easily modified for future projects saving time and energy in the process.

 

 CEFL09 - Mold Assessment Best Practices (1 hr)

Lacking in the industry has been clear, insurable best practices for the assessment side of the profession. This one (1) hour CEU course takes the student through the NORMI Professional Practices so the he/she will understand how to utilize this resource in bids, proposals and reports to shift liability from his/her shoulders and create a consistent system by which all assessments processed.

 

 CEFL10 - Mold Remediation Best Practices (1 hr)

Lacking in the industry has been clear, insurable best practices for the remediation side of the profession. This one (1) hour CEU course takes the student through the NORMI Professional Practices so the he/she will understand how to utilize this resource in completing successful sanitization and remediation projects using insurable practices. These professional practices complement existing practices whether those practices are based on NY City Guidelines or IICRC S-520.

 

 CEFL11 - Florida Mold Licensing Law (1 hr)

Understanding the mold licensing law as it applies to mold professionals in Florida is critical to protecting yourself from downside litigation. This one (1) hour CEU course takes the student through the Florida Mold Licensing Law Chapter 468. This class is a practical discussion of the implications of the licensing law and how it impacts your business.

 

 3n1 - CILB, HI & MRS Continuing Education (Florida)

Strategic Alliance includes NORMI and Contractors ETC to provide CE Hours for Contractors, Home Inspectors and Mold Professionals in ONE location!

  • CILB (Construction Industry Licensing Board) #PVD1103
  • HI (Home Inspector Licensing Board) #PVD55
  • MRS (Mold Related Services Board) #PVDR2

If you are licensed by CILB, HI or MRS in the State of Florida, you are required to take 14 hours of continuing education credits every two years (even years) to renew your license. This combination class provides three days of training that will give you the hours you need* (SEE NOTE BELOW) to renew your contractors, home inspectors and/or mold license(s) all in one location.

DAY ONE "Integrity in Construction" 8:00am-8:30pm
(Course #0610574)
Contractor ETC (Phil Stamatyades, Instructor)
I. Introduction
II. Workplace Safety
III. Business Practices
IV. Workers Compensation
V. and much more...
DAY TWO "Mold, SOP and IR Imaging" 8:00am-8:30pm
(Course #0000050)
NORMI Senior Training Team
VI. Introduction, Code of Ethics
VII. Mold Basics & Standards
VIII. NORMI Professional Practices
IX. Moisture Intrusion and Mapping
DAY THREE 8:00am-4:30pm
(continuation of Course #0000050)
NORMI Senior Training Team
X. Moisture in Building/Contents
XI. HVAC Systems & Moisture
XII. Mold Sampling & Equipment
XIII. Writing Assessment Reports
XIV. Detecting Moisture w/IR Tools

Classes will be held throughout the State of Florida during the 2016 renewal period up to July 31, 2016

(NOTE FROM ABOVE) *The Home Inspectors Board, Miami-Dade and other governing agencies may require additional hours but those can be provided. Call Phil at 786.243.1060 for more detailed information.

Priced separately, this course is valued at $478 but special pricing is applied for the 2016 renewal cycle.

 

 CEFL02 - Mold, SOP and IR (Thermal Imaging)

"Mold, SOP and IR (Thermal Imaging)"
Course #0000050 (ONSITE Class only)
14 Hours includes W/MI=6, M/MS=4, SOP=2, RW=2


This course has been specifically designed to meet the licensing renewal requirements for the Florida Mold Related Services Assessor (MRSA) and Florida Mold Related Services Remediator (MRSR). This two-day course covers materials required to meet the statute in the areas of mold mycology, sources of moisture, report writing and the Florida Standards of Practice and includes specific training on IR (Thermal Imaging) technology as it relates to moisture intrusion and identification. Students ARE NOT required to bring with them an IR camera but it is helpful to do so. Help with purchasing a camera may be given to you through our IR Affiliate partners by calling Best Training School at 888.856.4803 (Discounts may be provided when you are an ACTIVE member of NORMI)

As an ONSITE class only, this class provides the following hours (M/MS=4; W/MI=6; RPT=2; SOP=2) NOTE: Please be advised that the option of activating your membership with NORMI (the international trade association for mold professionals) will be discuss in some detail at each class).

NORMI, IICRC and ACAC give, in some cases, credit for these classes as CEUs toward their certifications. Because of the fluid nature of such credit, confirmation will be discussed in the "Introduction" at the ONSITE course. Online courses do not carry such additional benefits.

At the ONSITE class a three-ring binder is provided as a Mold Assessor/Remediator manual which includes all of the slides discussed in the class and slides not discussed but pertinent to the assessment and remediation processes. This booklet also includes the latest version of the Florida Standards of Practice. A special NORMI Certification for Moisture Thermography may be offered to the student with additional online training or other criteria required for such certification. The three modules covered are as follows (some sections in more detail than others):

DAY ONE I. Introduction, Code of Ethics
II. Mold Basics & Standards
III. NORMI Professional Practices
IV. Moisture Intrusion and Mapping
DAY TWO V. Moisture in Building/Contents
VI. HVA Systems & Moisture
VII. Mold Sampling & Equipment
VIII. Writing Assessment Reports
IX. Detecting Moisture w/IR Tools

A WORD about Thermal Imaging Technology-"The reason we wanted to add this module is to better educate the student on how to utilize IR imaging technology to discern between insulation and moisture, find suspect moisture and trace moisture intrusion for the purpose of writing or accomplishing a more successful regulated mold related services remediation project. This class has been specifically designed for the MRSA or MRSR who desires to utilize the most advanced non-invasive diagnostic technology to make his/her job more effective and time efficient. We caution that all IR technology be utilized in conjunction with standard moisture meter and moisture mapping to verify temperature anomalies," explains Doug Hoffman, Executive Director of NORMI (MRSA/MRSR)

The ONSITE schedule is posted on the left of the page under "Onsite Courses".

 

  
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