Class Overview

Learn how to restore fire-damaged structures from start to finish in this hands-on 2-day seminar.

From job planning to tips for working with adjusters, this comprehensive class is a MUST for every restorer.

This course focuses on the technical process for restoring a fire- and smoke-damaged property. The curriculum includes job planning and execution, chemical and equipment requirements, structural cleaning, contents cleaning, as well as determining the job scope and estimating. The course manual contains a section of forms to be used on the job.

Fire and Smoke Restoration

What You'll Learn

  • How different substances can influence the difficulty of the cleanup (organic vs inorganic burned materials)
  • Insurance coverages and working with adjusters
  • Contents cleaning, including wood furniture, documents, books, and electronics
  • Jobsite safety protocols
  • Surface preparation and finishing
  • This course is required to earn Master Fire and Smoke Restorer designation.

This course has been approved for (14) IICRC CECs.

Class Schedule - Jon-Don Dallas


8:00 AM - Check-in
8:30 AM - Class Begins
5:00 PM - Class Ends


8:00 AM - Check-in
8:30 AM - Class Begins
5:00 PM - Class Ends

Meet Your Instructor
Scott Sumner

Scott Sumner has worked in the construction industry for many years. Most recently he managed a large full-service restoration company in North Carolina. He has an extensive knowledge of construction systems and restoration techniques. Over the past few years he and his company has been involved in hundreds of large scale, fire, water and mold jobs. His experience and background led him to become an instructor for RSA. Scott holds a BS degree from East Carolina University in Construction Management and a BS degree in Science Education with a concentration in Biology. Scott holds the following IICRC qualifications: Master Water Restorer, Master Fire and Smoke Restorer, Applied Microbial Remediation and Journeyman Textile Cleaner. Scott teaches IICRC Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician and Odor Control Technician classes. 

Class Location

IICRC Certification

To earn certification, students must pass the certification exam, which is available for an additional fee paid directly to the IICRC.

Students must visit to register online and submit the exam fee prior to or on the first day of class.

Please keep a copy of your payment confirmation or have the means to log in at the end of the scheduled class to report to the instructor once exam registration is complete. You will need to provide proof of registration to complete the exam on the last day of training. Please contact the IICRC with any questions regarding this process.