Odor Control Technician​

The IICRC Odor Control Technician (OCT) is a one day course that covers olfaction and odor, odor sources, detection process, theory of odor control, equipment, chemical options and applications. The student will learn how to address odors caused from biological sources such as decomposition, urine contamination, mold, and combustion sources such as fire and smoke damage, chemical sources such as fuel oil spills or volatile organic chemicals.

You can also check out our FSRT/OCT Combo Course!

Save 10% when you register 4 or more students!

Course Outline

  • Purification
  • Decay
  • Mildew
  • Smokey Char
  • Skunk
  • Dog and Cat Urine Saturation
  • How to qualify odor problems.
  • How to safely use specialty restoration.
  • Chemicals, supplies, and equipment.
  • A system of inspecting and detecting odors that never fails!


Have questions about the IICRC Odor Control Technician (OCT) certification? See our Frequently Asked Questions or Contact us!

If you need help determining what time the class starts for your location, see our page on time zones.

IICRC Odor Control Technician (OCT) Class

We are excited to offer the IICRC Odor Control Technician course as an online live-stream class. You can now learn from anywhere! Both the class and exam are completed online. Our live-stream classes are taught through Zoom and let the students interact with the instructor and other students. Ask questions, get feedback and network just like an in-person class! After class, complete the IICRC OCT exam online.