Join us for a unique 3-day learning opportunity for cleaning professionals. Whether you own a janitorial business, house cleaning, or are part of an in-house staff, these are two classes you won't want to miss!

Day 1 & 2: IICRC Stone, Masonry, & Tile Cleaning Technician

Learn how to care for natural stone, ceramics, and man-made stone. At the end of day 2, take the exam to earn your IICRC Stone, Masonry, & Tile Care Technician (SMT) certification.

Day 3: Post-Construction Cleaning

Dive into the world of post-construction cleaning.  Learn how to remove drywall dust throughout a facility after cleaning and remodeling projects. After this class, you'll be able to confidently market your new skills and open new revenue opportunities for your business!

While we recommend signing up for both classes, you will have the option to register for just one class.

Professional Hard Floor Care

IICRC Stone, Masonry, & Ceramic Tile Cleaning Technician (SMT) (Day 1 & 2)

The IICRC SMT (Stone, Masonry, & Ceramic Tile Cleaning Technician) course is a two-day hands-on style learning experience. This course will give you the knowledge and skills needed to perform both basic and advanced procedures for the cleaning and maintenance of natural stone, ceramics, and other man-made floors.

Students wishing to earn IICRC certification must register with the IICRC and purchase the exam before class.



Post-Construction Cleaning (Day 3)

Drywall dust, debris, glue blobs, dried paint drips, and scuffs are very commonly left behind when construction is done. This one-day course explores the best practices for cleaning a facility after construction or remodeling projects.

Learn how to perform detailed cleaning of floors, carpet, windows, baseboards, light fixtures, and other surfaces. From tried-and-true techniques to expert recommendations for products and equipment, we'll cover everything you need to know to become a post-construction cleaning professional.



Register for both Classes for the Low Price of $524!

Can't spare 3 days? Register for the class that best fits your schedule

Class Schedule


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


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

Meet Your Instructor

Bob Merkt

Bob Merkt has been involved in the cleaning industry for more than 35 years. He is the owner of MEGA – The Merkt Educational Group and Associates. Bob is an IICRC-approved instructor, an invited speaker at industry events, author, and contributor to many industry publications. He is an IICRC Master Cleaner, and past chair of the IICRC Floor Care Technician (FCT) Committee. Currently, He is the vice chair of the Stone Masonry Technician (SMT) course and a member of the FCT committee.

Bob Merkt

What students say...

"I like Bob Merkt's way of teaching. He engages and provides easy following."

"I enjoyed the ability to compare procedures and ask technical questions to an industry veteran."

"I liked the instructor's knowledge and experience."

Class Location

IICRC Certification - Stone, Masonry, Tile Care Technician (SMT) Only

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

Students must visit www.iicrc.org 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.