Restoration Industry Certified Restorer (CR)

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The CR program is currently in redevelopment for launch in 2024.

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA)'s capstone certification, the Certified Restorer (CR) is the penultimate achievement in comprehensive restoration, project management and consulting mastery. This is the final course for those pursuing their RIA advanced certification, the Certified Restorer (CR),

The updated CR program will focus on key principles of leadership, management and ethical conduct for restoration professionals. Building upon the technical knowledge gained in RIA’s pillar designations (WLS, FLS, CLS & ERS), students will apply and effectively communicate that knowledge in real-world scenarios, including report writing and file review.

The course will also enhance students’ understanding of the insurance claims process, large loss management and will introduce concepts related to providing expert witness testimony, consulting and serving as a third party peer reviewer. Attendees will learn from experts and network with peers to grow a profitable and productive restoration company, as well as set the foundation for ethical leadership in the restoration industry.

In order to participate in the CR advanced designation course, students will be required to achieve the WLS, FLS, CLS & ERS designations. Additional information will be coming soon.