2023 RIA Contents Loss Specialist (CLS) Training Course
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RIA’s Contents Loss Specialist Advanced Pillar Designation is one of the four advanced pillar designations of the enhanced Certified Restorer (CR) program. The CLS designation is for those individuals who wish to advance their career and become a recognized subject matter expert in this field.
This course provides a comprehensive approach to contents loss including perils impacting contents, critical business practices, pack-out/pack-back best practices, cleaning methods, structuring your company for contents restoration, health and safety, specialty contents and contents in commercial losses. The course content is delivered by industry experts and provides a systematic approach to contents.
In order to achieve the CLS Designation, students must complete the following:
1. Meet the Pre-Qualifying Requirements (Education & Work Experience)
High school diploma or equivalent education; Training school that teaches courses similar to contents & restoration; Five years of verifiable work experience or three years verifiable supervisory experience, project supervisor, estimator, consultant, inspector, restoration company manager, facility manager, restoration instructor. This designation program is recommended for those with five years or more of active experience in the restoration industry.
2. Complete CLS Prerequisites
All prerequisite requirements and documentation must be submitted by October 3, 2023 in order to participate in the CLS training course.
|Domain #1: Basic Skills in Contents Restoration|
Must be minimum of 17 contact hours in any of the following:
|Domain #2: Restoration Training|
Must be minimum of 24 contact hours in any of the following:
Domain #3: Health and Safety
|Must be minimum of 12 contact hours:|
|Domain #4: Project Management and Commercial Contents |
Must be minimum of 12 contact hours:
|Domain #5: Microbial Remediation||Must be minimum of 14 contact hours:|
|Domain #6: Textiles||Must be minimum 12 contact hours|
3. Attend the CLS Training Course
Contents Loss Specialist (CLS) Designation In-Person Training Course
November 1-3, 2023
Aramsco in Santa Fe Springs
11020 Bloomfield Ave, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
(Light breakfast and lunch will be provided)
19.5 CE Credits Awarded for Attendance
4. Pass the CLS Exam
The CLS Exam will be administered via online proctoring on the final day of the course through the IICRC. Additional exam registration fee of $250 applies.
5. Submit Formal Report
Upon passing the CLS exam, candidates must submit the CLS Formal Report within 60 days of completing the course. Once the CLS Formal Report is approved, candidates will then receive their CLS designation and be eligible to be pinned at the RIA Designation Pinning Ceremony at the RIA Convention.
$1540 - RIA Member
$1855 - Nonmember
Course Cancelation and Refund Policy
The training course availability is limited to 30 attendees. Please be sure you are available to attend when registering. Cancelations must be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancelations received less than 30 days prior to the course start date will not be granted a refund. Cancelations received 30 days prior to the course start date will be granted a full refund minus a $100 administrative fee. Course registrations can be transferred to another individual within the same company if requested at least two weeks in advance of the course event. In the unlikely event the course must be canceled or rescheduled, RIA will contact you to register you in a comparable program.
Have questions? Contact us at 856-439-9222 x3.