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Carpet Repair and Reinstallation Technician (RRT)

July 25-26 2017 8AM - 5PM (both days)

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. (2day course; 16 hours, not including lunch and breaks, exam time is included)


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Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician (UFT)

July 27 - 28 2017 8AM - 5PM (both days)

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. (2day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks)


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The Summit at Lone Mountain

August 9 - 11 2017

Big Sky, Montana.


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Shaw Total Care Maintenance Training Certification

July 11 1pm - 4 pm or July 12 9am - 12pm - Toronto

Successfully complete the test, receive a certificate of completion from SHAW and website referral from Shaw Total Care.

Be amongst the first to become Shaw Total Care Certified through the CFCRA.

We are happy to announce we are offering our members an opportunity to participate in the Shaw Total Life Flooring Program. Shaw will be training us in Carpet and Resilient floors. Shaw is the largest flooring manufacturer and you can advertise that you have attending training by the largest in the world! You will want all technicians and sales staff in the field to be certified.

Don't delay registering today.


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Installer Training & Certification

July 13 - 14 in Toronto

Training and certification - Tufted and woven wools. Members: Buy one get one free.


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Beaulieu Canada Mill Tour - Acton Vale, Quebec

Tuesday June 6 2017

postponed due to the floods in Quebec and our members working to restore the many homes and businesses


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RSA Trauma Scene Remediation- Ottawa

May 24 to May 25

Course Outline: Trauma Scene Remediation


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Health & Safety Technician- Ottawa

May 23 to May 24

Course Outline: HST - Heath & Safety Technician


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Drew Kern - Full Day Course - Toronto

May 16

Flooring 101: An exclusive course for the CFCRA

  • Measuring & estimating (a brief overview)
  • Properties of - Hardwood (solid vs engineered, site-finished vs pre-finished)
    • Laminate (layers of construction and ratings)
    • LVT (Types of construction)
  • Subfloor prep and site readiness
  • Acclimation
  • Types of installations (nail/staple, glue, float)
  • Grading
  • Maintenance
  • How to prevent claims (problems, causes and cures)
  • How to handle claims when they occur to do here? (Call-to-Action)

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Teknion Tour - Toronto

May 10

Details will be forwarded to those attending.

RSVP Sharon Fenton by email sfenton@cfcra.ca or phone 905-822-2280

Teknion uses a variety of fabrics in their construction process, including wool, and special consideration is required in the cleaning process.

A wine and cheese social will follow the tour.

A maximum of 4 participants per company (additional limits may apply depending on demand)

This event is complimentary with your paid membership for 2017. If you already renewed for 2017 please accept or thanks and you are still eligible for this tour.


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Fire & Smoke Damage- Edmonton

April 11 to April 12

Course Outline: SRT - Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Technician


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Hazmat Technician Level Training NFPA 472- Toronto

April 19, 20, 21, 22 2017 (4 x 10 hour days)

Hazardous Materials Technicians are those who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous materials for the purpose of CONTROLLING the release. They are expected to use SPECIALIZED chemical-protective clothing and SPECIALIZED control equipment. Our instructors have extensive experience dealing with actual HazMat incidents and will give your staff insight and training they can't get anywhere else. Training is performed by members who deal with emergency response on an ongoing basis. The lead instructor for this course had 33-year career with The City of Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services, he specializes in Hazardous Materials Response & training. Our course is tailored to suit disaster restorers and includes allot of comprehensive hands-on training, not just theory.


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WHMIS 2015 - Chatham

March 30 2017 1PM to 4PM

The WHMIS 2015 laws changed two years ago, and most are not aware of these changes. Learn about the changes in an industry specific WHMIS 2015 class from the IICRC Health and Safety Chairperson. Completion Certificate and IICRC credit is available.


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Low Moisture/Dry Clean Upholstery Hands on Class - Chatham

March 30 2017 8AM to 12PM

Learn how to clean water sensitive fabrics. Methods covered will include; dry solvents, dry foam, dry powder, hand shampoos and vapor steam methods. This will be a hands-on class. Completion Certificates and IICRC credits available


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Water Damage Restoration Technician- Edmonton

March 29 to March 31

Course Outline: WRT - Water Damage Restoration Technician


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HOST Dry Cleaning Carpet Class- Chatham

March 29 2017 10AM to 2PM

This presentation will benefit professional carpet cleaners and head housekeepers from institutions and hotels. There will be a presentation with hands on training followed by Q&A. Our presentation covers these areas:

  1. How Carpets Get Dirty
  2. Cleaning Methods and the Host System
  3. Grouted Tile Floor Cleaning
  4. Spots, Spills, Stains & Odours
  5. Carpet Maintenance

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Odor Control Technician- Edmonton

March 28

Course Outline: OCT - Odor Control Technician


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Water Damage Restoration Technician- Toronto

March 22 to March 24

Course Outline: WRT - Water Damage Restoration Technician


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Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning- Calgary

March 22 to March 23

Course Outline: UFT - Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician


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Carpet Cleaning Technician- Calgary

March 20 to March 21

Course Outline: CCT - Carpet Cleaning Technician


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Carpet Cleaning Technician- Toronto

March 20 to March 21

Course Outline: CCT - Carpet Cleaning Technician


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Water Damage Restoration- Calgary

March 15 to March 17

Course Outline: WRT - Water Damage Restoration Technician


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Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning- Edmonton

March 2 to March 3

Course Outline: UFT - Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician


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WHMIS 2015 - Toronto

March 1 2017 1PM to 5PM

The WHMIS 2015 laws changed two years ago, and most are not aware of these changes. Learn about the changes in an industry specific WHMIS 2015 class from the IICRC Health and Safety Chairperson. Completion Certificate and IICRC credit is available.


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Low Moisture/Dry Clean Upholstery Hands on Class - Toronto

March 1 2017 8AM to 12PM

Learn how to clean water sensitive fabrics. Methods covered will include; dry solvents, dry foam, dry powder, hand shampoos and vapor steam methods. This will be a hands-on class. Completion Certificates and IICRC credits available.


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Carpet Cleaning Technician- Edmonton

February 28 to March 1

Course Outline: CCT - Carpet Cleaning Technician


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HOST Dry Cleaning Carpet Class- Toronto

February 16 2017 10AM to 2PM

This presentation will benefit professional carpet cleaners and head housekeepers from institutions and hotels. There will be a presentation with hands on training followed by Q&A. Our presentation covers these areas:

  1. How Carpets Get Dirty
  2. Cleaning Methods and the Host System
  3. Grouted Tile Floor Cleaning
  4. Spots, Spills, Stains & Odours
  5. Carpet Maintenance

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Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician (CCMT)

February 14-15 2017 8AM - 5PM (both days)

The Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician course teaches entry-level commercial carpet cleaning techniques to individuals engaged in the maintenance of commercial facilities. In addition to the basics of carpet construction, emphasis will be placed on teaching the IICRC S100 carpet cleaning methodologies, safety procedures, and pro-active techniques to individuals who will perform these procedures in the field. Course graduates will have a basic understanding of the importance of preventative, interim, restorative and salvage cleaning and how they contribute to the overall success of the commercial carpet maintenance program. (2-day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks)


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Resilient Flooring Inspector (RFI)

February 1 2017 to February 4 2017

(Prerequisite: IICRC Certification in SSI or ISSI) The Resilient Flooring Inspector course is intended to teach a basic understanding of resilient floor covering inspection. This course was developed for individuals engaged in inspecting, installing, creating and/or interpreting specifications, and for other related professions. Emphasis is placed on teaching participants an overview of resilient floor covering.


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Wood Floor Maintenance Technician (WFMT)

January 31 2017 to February 1 2017

The Wood Floor Maintenance Technician course provides learn procedures, equipment, and materials required in wood floor maintenance. This will include chemicals, supplies (equipment, tools and materials) and commonly accepted service methodologies currently used in the industry. Students will learn some rudimentary basic knowledge concerning the materials used to manufacture wood flooring and how it impacts on site performance and maintenance procedures.


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INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTRATE AND SUBFLOOR INSPECTION COURSE (ISSI)

January 30 2017 to January 31 2017

The Introduction to Substrate and Subfloor Inspection course is an introductory, prerequisite course created to teach a basic understanding of substrates and sub-floors as they relate to finish floor coverings. This course was developed for individuals engaged in inspecting, installing, creating and/or interpreting specifications, and for other related professions.


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Asbestos Abatement Worker

December 5 & 6 2016

Course Outline:

  • Regulatory knowledge
  • Type 3 work area layout & set-up requirements
  • Equipment & personal protective equipment
  • Availability, inspection and maintenance
  • Training, fit testing & hazard awareness requirements
  • Emergency response plan & supervisor role
  • Supervisor communication

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IIDEX Canada

November 30 and Dec 1 2016

Join us at IIDEX 2016 and stop by our booth.



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CANADIAN FLOORING CLEANING & RESTORATION ASSOCIATION

November 28 2016

Please join us to celebrate Ted Harding's life time achievement.

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COLOR REPAIR TECHNICIAN (CRT)

November 15-16 2016

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)
November 15-16 2016 8am to 5 pm both days


Instructor-Melody David
AMERICOLOR Corp.
America's Largest and Oldest Carpet Dye Company

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Course Outline: WRT

November 14-16 2016

*Health & safety *Phychrometrics *Mildew growth & correction *Chemicals *Application of antimicrobials *Odor elimination *Structural drying*Sewage backflows *Inspection & damage containment *Effects of water on flooring materials


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INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTRATE AND SUBFLOOR INSPECTION COURSE (ISSI)

August 10-11 2016

The Introduction to Substrate and Subfloor Inspection course is an introductory, prerequisite course created to teach a basic understanding of substrates and sub-floors as they relate to finish floor coverings. This course was developed for individuals engaged in inspecting, installing, creating and/or interpreting specifications, and for other related professions.


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IICRC RRT- Repair and Reinstallation

July 6-7 2016

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)

Instructors- Carey Vermeulen & Lee Senter
Location- Sinclair Sales Cleaning Systems
391 Edgeley Blvd Vaughan ON L4K 4A7
*course book/materials $25.00*


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Bona Sand & Finish Training School Toronto Ontario

June 21-24, 2016

Full 4-day, professional sand & finish school for contractors,
distributors, dealers and inspectors.
Space is limited. Contact sfenton@cfcra.ca for additional information

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Basic Measuring & Estimating

May 4 2016

9 am to 5 pm

  • Basic measuring of different floor covering materials
  • “Free-form” and “To scale” drawings
  • Locating seams, pattern matching etc.
  • Calculating yardage, square footage, linear feet, etc.
  • Intro to blue print estimates
  • Basic site inspection
  • PLUS much more…

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Handling & Preventing Claims

April 27 2016

9 am to 5 pm

Lunch provided

  • Purpose
  • Claim procedures
  • Claim details
  • Site Visit/Jobsite Information
  • Applications
  • Testing
  • Common Claim Issues
  • Resolution
  • PLUS much more…

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IICRC UFT- Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning

April 20-21 2016

Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician (UFT)

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)

Instructors- Carey Vermeulen & Lee Senter
Location- Sinclair Sales Cleaning Systems
391 Edgeley Blvd Vaughan ON L4K 4A7
*course book/materials $25.00*


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Lunch and Learn for Changes in the IICRC S500 & S520

March 11 2016 10 am to 3 pm

Course Outline: Changes in the IICRC S500 & S520

Lee will discuss relevant changes to both the IICRC standards and will bring owners, estimators and restorers up to date on the new IICRC standards


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IICRC CCMT- Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician

March 30-31 2016

Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician

The Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician course teaches entry-level commercial carpet cleaning techniques to individuals engaged in the maintenance of commercial facilities. In addition to the basics of carpet construction, emphasis will be placed on teaching the IICRC S100 carpet cleaning methodologies, safety procedures, and pro-active techniques to individuals who will perform these procedures in the field. Course graduates will have a basic understanding of the importance of preventative, interim, restorative and salvage cleaning and how they contribute to the overall success of the commercial carpet maintenance program. (2-day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks)

Instructors- Carey Vermeulen & Lee Senter
Location- Sinclair Sales Cleaning Systems
391 Edgeley Blvd Vaughan ON L4K 4A7
*course book/materials $25.00*


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