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Our classes train and certify students in the process of testing for household mold and toxic mold, evaluating mold problems, the damage caused by mold and other air and water quality issues.

Our instructors are trained in the latest mold detection, abatement and removal techniques, and present classes designed to fit the industry by being dynamic, informative, and interesting.

Dynamic because the indoor air and mold testing and abatement industry is ever-changing with new problems to solve and new solutions to implement.
Informative by packing the allotted time for each class with a wealth of the latest information and resources to better inform and educate the student.
Interesting because our Trainers use a variety of teaching tools and techniques to vary the instruction using DVDs, High-Speed Internet, Live Streaming Video, and Lectures.

When you add to the mix the finest hi-tech Continuing Education in the industry, the NORMI member is assured an education that will keep him current with this ever-changing field. Read some of the testimonials and you'll be more convinced than ever that the Best Training School is truly what it claims to be, "Training for the 21st Century".

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 Onsite Courses
09/16-17 Orlando, FL CE01 $229.00
09/16-18 Orlando, FL MRSA $599.00
09/16-18 Orlando, FL MRSR $599.00
09/16-18 Orlando, FL CMR $599.00
09/16-18 Orlando, FL CMA $599.00
10/14-15 West Palm Beach Area CE01 $229.00
10/14-16 West Palm Beach Area MRSA $599.00
10/14-16 West Palm Beach Area MRSR $599.00
10/14-16 West Palm Beach Area CMR $599.00
10/14-16 West Palm Beach Area CMA $599.00
11/04-05 Tampa, FL CE01 $229.00
11/04-06 Tampa, FL MRSA $599.00
11/04-06 Tampa, FL MRSR $599.00
11/04-06 Tampa, FL CMR $599.00
11/04-06 Tampa, FL CMA $599.00

 Online Courses
Florida CEU Online $249.00
Bundled CIS Package $349.00
Bundled IAQ Package $399.00
ACAC CMR Test Prep $249.00
CBA Online $99.00
CFS Online $49.00
CIS Video Course $149.00
CMA Test Prep Course $599.00
CMR Test Prep Course $599.00
CMI Online $249.00
FRAP  
IAQ Basic 101 $49.00
Water Basic 101 $99.00
IAQ Mgmt  
PSP IAQ Online $99.00
PSP Power Online $99.00
QST Online $49.00
Insulating the Envelope $39.00
Diagnosing Moisture Problems $39.00
 Home Study Course
CBA Home    $199.00
CFS Home    $149.00
CMA Home    $799.00
CMI Home    $449.00
CMR Home    $799.00
CIS Video    $199.00


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To facilitate your finding the class suitable to your needs, please simply move your cursor over the selected course and click. A drop-down box will appear with a short explanation of the course. A link is then provided to take you to the specific course landing page with details on the course, instructions for pre-requisites and class dates/locations for onsite and online links.

If you have any questions regarding a specific course, please contact Customer Support at 1.888.856.4803. For information regarding the certification process, contact NORMI at 1.877.251.2296

 

IAQ Courses (Indoor Air Quality)

  • CFS - Certified Formaldehyde Screener

    The CFS has completed a course on formaldehyde, the sources in our indoor environments, its deleterious health affects, screening processes to establish baselines and improvements, and methods by which formaldehyde in indoor environments may be substantially reduced and managed. The first training of its kind is offered to the public and IAQ professionals who are concerned about reducing and managing formaldehyde levels and other VOCs. Professionals are trained in utilizing both formaldehyde and microbe sampling to create healthier environments indoors.

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  • CIS - Certified IAQ Specialist

    The CIS Bundled class supports the CIS Certification allowing the indoor air quality professional the ability to link assessments to solution using the technology developed for that purpose.

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  • IAQ Basics 101

    This training has been specifically designed to instruct you on the technologies involved in cleaning air indoors.

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  • IAQ Management

    The IAQ Management Program is a method by which NORMI Members offer indoor air quality solutions to their clients. Based on the SURVEY*SAMPLE*SOLVE, three step, two-visit business model, this program is utilized by the CMI, QST, and CEE and is a part of each of their trainings. This program is available to ACTIVE NORMI Members only.

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  • PSP - IAQ

    If you sell indoor air quality products and services you need to be trained on assessing indoor environments. This program is designed to train IAQ Professionals in a solution-based assessment process that includes surveying the customer for perceived IAQ problems, evaluating the indoor environment and quantifying those problems, and offering solutions that are wholistic and represent the latest technologies for IAQ management. HVAC Contractors, Home Inspectors, Facility Maintenance Directors, and other IAQ Professionals will be trained in effective ways to solve indoor environmental issues.

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  • QST - Qualified Screening Technician

    Indoor Air Quality has become a hot topic because many customers are beginning to understand that there are many problems associated with bad indoor air. The QST is trained in the seven components of indoor air and taught how to address each. This class is divided into two major sections: IAQ and the IAQ Management Program, a program specifically designed to solve IAQ problems in a wholistic way.

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Mold Courses (Assessment and Remediation)

  • CBA - Certified Biocide Applicator

    Applies approved, green technology, safe and proven anti-microbials, protectants, encapsulates, biocides, and other chemicals for the prevention and control of surface microbes including mold, bacteria, and algae.

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  • CMA - Certified Mold Assessor

    The CMA is a fully licensed and insured professional, trained to meet specific state requirements for licensure (where applicable), who has completed at least 60 hours of education in advanced mold assessment techniques including mold, water, and respiratory protection (PPE). Based on a NORMI proctored examination, this experienced professional develops an IAQ profile using investigative techniques and writes protocol for either sanitization or remediation based on IICRC S500, IICRC S520, NYC Guidelines, and EPA Standards. The CMA has also been trained in corrosive drywall (CDW or Chinese Drywall) screening and mitigation, based on the latest information provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), EPA, and other governmental controlling agencies.

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  • CMI - Certified Mold Inspector (entry-level)

    Investigates Indoor Air Quality and Mold problems and develops an IAQ Profile for the purpose of offering either Mold Sanitization or Mold Remediation recommendations.

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  • CMR - Certified Mold Remediator

    The CMR is a fully licensed and insured professional, trained to meet specific state requirements for licensure (where applicable), who has completed at least 30 hours of education in mold remediation techniques including assessment, mold, water, and respiratory protection (PPE). Based on a NORMI proctored examination, this experienced professional develops follows industry standard protocols for either sanitization and remediation based on IICRC S500, IICRC S520, NYS Guidelines, and EPA Standards. The CMR has also been trained in corrosive drywall (CDW or Chinese Drywall) screening and mitigation, based on the latest information provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), EPA, and other governmental controlling agencies.

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  • CMS - Certified Microbial Screener

  • CMW - Certified Mold Worker

    The CMW (certified mold worker) is trained in the processes leading to and involved in the remediation of mold from indoor environments. Those who work in the mold industry should understand the basic mycology of mold, the seven components of indoor air quality, moisture control, sanitization techniques, remediation guidelines, "generally accepted practices" including personal protection equipment (PPE), hazards communication (HazCom), and OSHA safe workplace practices.

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  • CPW - Certified Protocol Writer

    The NORMI Certified Protocol Writer (CPW) has been trained as an Assessor and understands the remediation concepts that support the IICRC S5200, IICRC S520, NYC Guildelines, and EPA Standards. Based on the NORMI Proctored Examination, this experienced and well-trained professional develops a protocol that follows industry standards and supports the NORMI Certificate of Sanitization program, assuring the client that the project will be done correctly and according to General Accepted Industry Standards. The CPW develops a Scope of Work that protects the Remediator from down-side litigation and the homeowner from the recurrence of mold infestation.

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  • MRSA - Florida Mold Assessor

    This course is designed to meet the criteria required by the State of Florida Mold-Related Services Board of the DBPR for licensure as an assessor. Students who attend this course receive documentation evidencing specific training in "mold, moisture and respiratory protection" as well as detailed discussions regarding the Florida Standards of Practice. This course may serve as an exam prep course for the approved State examination, also required for licensure.

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  • MRSR - Florida Mold Remediator

    This course is designed to meet the criteria required by the State of Florida Mold-Related Services Board of the DBPR for licensure as a remediator. Students who attend this course receive documentation evidencing specific training in "mold, moisture and respiratory protection" as well as detailed discussions regarding the Florida Standards of Practice. This course may serve as an exam prep course for the approved State examination, also required for licensure

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CE Courses (Continuing Education Units)

  • BSC - Building Science Courses

    Building science is the collection of scientific knowledge that focuses on the analysis and control of the physical phenomena affecting buildings. This includes the detailed analysis of building materials and building envelope systems. Includes Inside the Envelope Building Science and Outside the Envelope Building Science.

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  • CE01 - Mold, Moisture and SOP

    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.

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  • CE02 - Mold, SOP and Thermography

    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.

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  • CMS - Certified Microbial Screener

Building Science Courses

  • CIT - Certified Infrared Thermographer

    These are classes offered by Best training School and taught by Senior Trainers from Infraspection LLC.

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  • CLAM - Certified Lead, Asbestos and Mold Worker

    The CLAM (certified lead, asbestos and mold worker) is trained in the processes leading to and involved in the remediation of lead, asbestos and mold from indoor environments. This entry level course meets the EPA Lead RRP requirement and trains the worker in the proper techniques related to lead, asbestos and mold assessment and remediation. Many states require specific training in asbestos or mold and this class may serve as a pre-requisite for licensure but is not designed to meet all training requirements in those specific fields.

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  • Diagnosing Moisture Problems

  • IAQ Basics

    This training has been specifically designed to instruct you on the technologies involved in cleaning air indoors.

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  • Insulating the Envelope

Specialty Courses (BTS Will Develop Specific Curricula)

  • Bundled IAQ

    BTS Bundled Classes give you the ability to get all the training you need at a reduced price, at your own pace, and in the order that fits your schedule. We have taken the courses we offer and separated them into packages that fit your goals, your industry, and your training requirements. It is the best way to save time and money because you don't have to evaluate each course individually or build your own path to your successful future.

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  • CBA - Certified Biocide Applicator

    Applies approved, green technology, safe and proven anti-microbials, protectants, encapsulates, biocides, and other chemicals for the prevention and control of surface microbes including mold, bacteria, and algae.

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  • CCDWA - CDW Assessor

    Training in the assessment, developing protocol and providing a Certificate of Sanitization for CDW (Contaminated Drywall) for the purpose of leading the client to a NORMI Healthier Home Warranty.

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  • CCDWR - CDW Remediator

    Training in the mitigation/remediation of CDW (Contaminated Drywall) utilizing the NORMI CDW Mitigation/Remediation protocols.

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  • CEE - Certified Environmental Educator

    Evaluates indoor environments for the purpose of developing a profile of issues that affect indoor air quality and drinking water. The Certified Environmental Educator is familiar with the technologies available for solving such problems and trained to offer a limited scope of solutions.

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  • CIEA - Certified Indoor Environmental Advisor

    The Highest level of training in all areas of indoor air quality and water, including the latest techniques for addressing both. The Certified Indoor Environmental Advisor is able to develop an entire Indoor Environmental Impact Evaluation and offer extensive solutions affecting indoor air quality and water.

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  • CLAM - Certified Lead, Asbestos and Mold Worker

    The CLAM (certified lead, asbestos and mold worker) is trained in the processes leading to and involved in the remediation of lead, asbestos and mold from indoor environments. This entry level course meets the EPA Lead RRP requirement and trains the worker in the proper techniques related to lead, asbestos and mold assessment and remediation. Many states require specific training in asbestos or mold and this class may serve as a pre-requisite for licensure but is not designed to meet all training requirements in those specific fields.

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  • CST - Certified Service Technician

    This course is designed to support the NORMI Healthier Home Warranty program by training the attendee on how to facilitate and service the warranty.

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  • EcoPower Training

    With electrical costs skyrocketing and overall power quality diminishing, there has never been a better time for the EcoTrust line of products. By protecting costly electrical equipment, reducing disruptive noise and harmonics, and improving electrical efficiency which will lower electrical utility costs, EcoTrust Energy products provide unsurpassed value in the marketplace.

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  • FRAP-First Responders Awareness

    This program is specifically designed to train ACTIVE NORMI Members in the ability to facilitate training for First Responders in their community to make them aware of the potential health hazards related to dealing with mold and bacteria in environments in which they may find themselves. It is important to safeguard the health of our First Responders and this FREE program is offered to any group requesting training in this area. NORMI Members are encouraged to provide these services as a Community Outreach program and free service provided to the community in which they reside. For more information, contact NORMI at or call 877.251.2296

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  • NTP - NORMI Trained Professional

    Best Training School offers classes on a variety of subjects including indoor air quality, drinking water quality, "Mold-Free Construction" building practices, and technical training on specific products. Although these classes do not qualify for NORMI Certification status, they are recognized as meeting the same strict criteria of professionalism and commitment to accuracy.

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  • RRP - EPA Renovation, Repair and Paint

    The EPA Lead Renovation, Remodeling, and Painting training program has been developed to support the EPA Regulation 40 CFR 745.80 that requires individuals and firms performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes, child care facilities and schools be certified by EPA and that they use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers to follow lead-safe work practices.

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Environmental Courses (Indoor Environments)

  • CDW - Contaminated Drywall

    These two courses support the Assessment and Remediation training for contaminated drywall and lead to a certification for each identified as CCDWR and CCDWA.

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  • CEE - Certified Environmental Educator

    Evaluates indoor environments for the purpose of developing a profile of issues that affect indoor air quality and drinking water. The Certified Environmental Educator is familiar with the technologies available for solving such problems and trained to offer a limited scope of solutions.

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  • CIEA - Certified Indoor Environmental Advisor

    The Highest level of training in all areas of indoor air quality and water, including the latest techniques for addressing both. The Certified Indoor Environmental Advisor is able to develop an entire Indoor Environmental Impact Evaluation and offer extensive solutions affecting indoor air quality and water.

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  • CLAM - Certified Lead, Asbestos and Mold Worker

    The CLAM (certified lead, asbestos and mold worker) is trained in the processes leading to and involved in the remediation of lead, asbestos and mold from indoor environments. This entry level course meets the EPA Lead RRP requirement and trains the worker in the proper techniques related to lead, asbestos and mold assessment and remediation. Many states require specific training in asbestos or mold and this class may serve as a pre-requisite for licensure but is not designed to meet all training requirements in those specific fields.

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  • CST - Certified Service Technician

    Setting the standard in the industry for Mold-Free and Biologically clean living indoors, NORMI recently introduced a revolutionary program that allows the consumer to choose between an ongoing monitoring program or 3-year renewable warranty against mold growth in their home or office. There has never been such a bold step into an area of concern from which many companies run. The NORMI™ Certified Service Technician facilitates the sale and service of both the NORMI™ Healthier Home Monitoring and NORMI™ Healthier Home Warranty programs. For more information on the NORMI Healthier Home Warranty, contact NORMI at or call 877.251.2296

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  • Drinking Water 101

    This training program is a comprehensive look at drinking water, our source, the reason why drinking water in contaminated and the systems used to decontaminate drinking water in an effort to improve its quality. This program is designed to be a basic class on the problems and municipal solutions to drinking water problems but introduces the holistic concept of purifying water to make it free from all contaminants. Municipal drinking water, though certainly some of the best in the world, can still be finished by further purification and this class introduces the concept of reaching the very best quality water available and the technologies needed to accomplish that. This is a pre-requisite class to the PSP-Water program which discusses specific technologies available to finish drinking water.

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  • PSP - Drinking Water

    Improving drinking water through assessing drinking water, defining pollutants and providing solutions

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  • PSP - Energy Consumption

    Improving power consumption through assessing deficiencies, defining power usage and providing solutions.

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  • PSP - Indoor Air Quality

    Improving indoor air quality through assessing homes, defining problems, and providing solutions.

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  • PSP - Professional Screening Partner - Power

    If you sell energy consumption products and services you need to be trained on assessing power usage. This program is designed to train Energy Professionals in a solution-based assessment process that includes surveying the customer for perceived energy consumption problems, evaluating the usage and quantifying the problems, offering solutions that are wholistic and represent the latest techniques and services for energy auditing.

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Training Partner Courses

  • ACAC Test Prep

    This test prep course is designed to prepare the student for taking the ACAC CMR Certification Examination. As a pre-requisite to taking this test prep course, you are required to attend an onsite training that includes a 3-5 day Mold Remediator class offered by an approved training provider.

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  • Monroe Infrared Thermography

    We are a BPI (Building Performance Institute) approved training provider for our 2-day Energy Auditor IR training. To date, our classes have been approved for credit/recognition in the states of FL, TX, GA, NY, TN and are approved for CEU credits through association with NAHI, CREIA, ASHI, TAREI, GAHI, SEHI, IICRC and NYSAHI.

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Customer Testimonials

We have needed this service in northern Arizona and it has not been available. Now I can bring it home and help a lot of people.- R. Eagle Levy

Can't express how educational this class was. I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in becoming a Certified Mold Inspector.- J. Doc Proctor

Excellent content! Great delivery!- Rick Glass

  
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