Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician​

The IICRC FSRT (Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician) course concentrates on technical procedures for successfully completing the restoration of a fire and smoke damaged environment. Students will learn how to combine technical procedures with a practical approach to managing the job site and how that relates to pricing the job. Learn practical applications for cleaning and deodorization of fire and smoke-damaged structures. 

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FSRT Course Curriculum

  • Introduction: definitions & causes of fire damage
  • Characteristics and type of smoke
  • Conducting the inspection
  • Estimating/inspection procedures
  • Integral strategy and planning
  • Restoration chemicals, supplies and equipment
  • Deodorizing and Odor Control
  • Restoration options and the restorer’s responsibility
  • Furnace systems and ductwork
  • Structural cleaning

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The IICRC FSRT (Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician) certification course is designed for those wanting to improve their knowledge in the fire and smoke restoration industry. We have students that are brand new to the industry with no experience, to students who have been in the industry for years! The FSRT class will give you the understanding and information you need to properly assess a fire loss, determine affected materials, create a restoration plan, understand the scope of work to be performed, determine needed equipment, understand the science of restoration and more! 


The FSRT class is for anyone in the restoration, cleaning and insurance repair industries. Contractors, insurance professionals, TPA’s, property management, facilities engineers, restoration technicians, project managers and anyone can take this FSRT class to become confident in their ability to understand the restoration process! If you are involved in any aspect of a fire or smoke restoration project, the FSRT course and certification are integral to your process. Designed by industry experts, the course gives students the understanding of the restoration process using industry standards and accepted practices. 

The Fire and Smoke Technician course is a technical course that will give students the understanding of how to properly and efficiently restore a building and its components to pre-loss condition. Students will learn how to conduct an inspection to determine what building materials can be saved and what needs to be removed and replaced, how to restore building materials and components, cleaning and chemical use, structural cleaning and much more.