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 State of Florida Mold Related Services Board   Who Needs This?

State of Florida Mold Related Services Board

NORMI (National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspector 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.


 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.


 CE02 - 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".


 ACAC RC (Recertification Credits)


The American Council of Accredited Certifications requires 40 CEU credits every two years as a requirement for recertification. Approved classes for CEU recertification are marked on the specific course landing page and Best Training School offers CEU credit at NO CHARGE to subscribers of Best Training School. By purchasing the BTS subscription, FREE training is offered each week through the BTS Training Room. To subscribe, CLICK HERE


 American Institute of Architects CEUs


The American Institute of Architects has approved courses offered by BTS and NORMI for CEU credit toward their certification. This program is provided as a "Lunch 'n Learn" covering specific topics, most popular of which is IAQ (Indoor Air Quality). To schedule a course near you, please contact NORMI directly at 877.251.2296 and ask about the FREE AIA "Lunch 'n Learn" offer.


 State of Louisiana Contractors Board

State of Louisiana Contractors Board

The State of Louisiana has approved multiple courses for CEU credit toward contractor licensing. Courses that qualify are marked with the State of Louisiana seal on the applicable course landing page in the block entitled "This Class May Qualify For".


 EPA RRP Renewal

EPA RRP Renewal

NORMI, in conjunction with Best Training School, is an approved training provider for the EPA RRP (Renovation, Repair and Painting) certification for contractors who work on pre-1978 homes. The rule requires that contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint provide to owners and occupants of child card facilities and to parents and guardians of children under age six that attend child care facilities the lead hazard information pamphlet. The rule affects paid renovators and requires specific training with a certification renewal every five (5) years.


 Specialty Courses Designed for CEU

Specialty Courses Designed for CEU

Best Training School has a staff of curriculum writers and trainers who are capable of writing and delivering specific training to suit your continuing education needs. In many cases these courses can be developed and approved by the necessary agencies on whom you rely for certification and/or licensing. If you have an interest in developing courses specifically designed to meet the needs of your business model and/or employees, please contact Best Training School at 888.856.4803 with your request.

Better Internet Bureau AIA Miami Dade County Florida State of Florida State of Louisiana The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors State of Mississippi PhiladelphiaCHE Hammond Chamber of Commerce
NORMI - National Organization of Remediators and Mold InspectorsNational Association of Home BuildersLouisiana State Board of Home InspectorsInsurance Office of AmericaInfraspection InstituteHomeAdvisor