Pardon our boasting for just a moment, but in order to be the best, you’ve got to train like the best, right?Aside from sounding like an Army recruitment commercial, Woodard takes its restoration training and certification program very seriously. After all, training is a critical factor in the development of knowledge, as well as the professional growth of our team, so we strive to keep our service levels top-notch.Training to be the BestWe offer close to 20 in-house courses and bring in outside experts from key trade associations to train and certify our staff in nearly 50 other subjects. At last count, our team held nearly 300 professional cleaning and restoration accreditation’s, including certification restoration technician, applied odor control, and applied microbial remediation. The next time you place a call to Woodard, rest assured in knowing that each and every one of our technicians has been carefully and thoroughly trained to take excellent care of you, as well as your needs; the way we see it, there’s no other choice.In the restoration industry, the top level professional certification that can be earned is the title of “Certified Restorer” – and there are only about 350 people with this level of knowledge working worldwide. We are so fortunate to have two of these individuals on staff here at Woodard!Here’s a sampling of some of the other accreditations earned by the Woodard team:CourseAccrediting AgencyApplied Microbial Remediation TechnicianIICRCApplied Structural DryingIICRCCarpet Cleaning TechnicianIICRCCarpet Repair and InstallationIICRCCertified Mold AwarenessIOTCertified Mold ProfessionalRIACertified Mold Remediator (CMR)IAQACertified Mold TechnicianIOTCertified Restoration TechnicianRIA (NIDR)Color Repair TechnicianIICRCCommercial Carpet Maintenance TechnicianIICRCCommercial Drying SpecialistIICRCElectronics SeminarRestronicsEncapsulation CleaningIICRCFire & Smoke RestorationIICRCFurniture CleaningIICRCGreen Risk Professional (GRP)Vale TrainingHard Surface CleaningStone Care InternationalHazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (24 hr)SSSHealth Effects of Mold Exposure & Proper Removal/Clean Up TechniquesThe Mold HouseJourneyman Fire & Smoke RestorerIICRCJourneyman Textile CleanerIICRCJourneyman Water RestorerIICRCLeather Cleaning TechnicianIICRCLevel 1 Thermography Training CourseInfrared Training CenterMaster Textile CleanerIICRCMaster Water RestorerIICRCMold Remediation Project SupervisorRIAMold Remediation Technician (MRT)RIAMold SymposiumPLRBOdor Control TechnicianIICRCOSHA 10 Hour Construction IndustryOSHAOSHA 29 CFR 1926-Subpart L (Scaffold User Training)Sitex EnvironmentalOSHA 30 hour General IndustryOSHAOSHA 501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General IndustryMidwest OSHA education CentersOSHA Certification #700159870OSHAProbationary IICRC Carpet InspectorIICRCRenovation, Repair and Painting Certification (RRP)EPARepair and Reinstallation TechIICRCRug Cleaning TechnicianIICRCStain Resistant TechnicianIICRCSuccessful Subrogation ICTSSuccessful Subrogation IICTSUpholstery & Fabric Cleaning TechnicianIICRCWater Damage RestorationIICRCWater Loss Specialist (WLS)RIAWater Restoration TechnicianIICRCBecause You Deserve the BestWe pride ourselves on our industry expertise, as well as our dedication to providing you with superior service. That sort of execution is created and maintained through our commitment to staff training, and we’ve dedicated significant resources to this objective. As a result, Woodard employees are well-known for their high-level of knowledge, and our customers trust and respect us for it; quite frankly, it’s what makes us better than the rest. We’ve worked diligently to uphold our incredible reputation, and we’ll never stop working to improve ourselves, our team, or our company.Our comprehensive training programs couldn’t be possible without support from partnering industry associations that comprise the Woodard coalition of training and resources. So, maybe our “cheesy” army reference from earlier is a fair assessment after all! Many thanks go out to our industry associations that help make Woodard technicians the best in the business:Experience the Woodard DifferenceWe can’t wait to show you everything we’ve learned! If you’re ready to experience the Woodard WOW Factor for yourself, please contact our friendly service staff at 314-254-9313. Whether you’ve got questions about our restoration training and certification program, cleaning services, restoration work, or simply wish to make an appointment, we’ll be there to help.