Water Loss Specialist Training Course

Water Loss Specialist

Date: January 19 - 21, 2021
Time: 3:00 - 10:00 pm EST
Delivery Method: Virtual Webinar with Live Instructors


Water Loss Specialist Course Overview

The RIA's Water Loss Specialist (WLS) Advanced Certification Program is one of the four pillars of the enhanced Certified Restorer (CR) program

WLS includes a rigorous course of self-study, combined with comprehensive training from well-known industry leaders. The training course covers the following topic areas: Standards & Regulations, Safety, Psychrometry & Drying Technology, Chemicals, Building Structures & Dynamics, Drying Equipment & Instruments, Microbial & IAQ Issues, Drying of Building Materials and Assemblies, Operations, Legal & Ethical Issues and Drying of Contents.

The Water Loss Specialist (WLS) Advanced Certification Program is recognized by insurance companies, building owners and managers, as well as the public and governmental authorities as the premiere achievement of excellence.



Josh Miller


Ken Larsen 



Course registrants who successfully pass the WLS exam, must complete and submit the WLS prerequisite requirements by no later than June 1, 2021 in order to complete their certification and receive their certificate.

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Training Course Fees

WLS Virtual Training Course - Member


WLS Virtual Training Course - Nonmember


Exam Fees

A separate $250 exam fee will apply. After you have completed the WLS Training Course, you will have the opportunity to register to take the WLS exam at a testing center or in an online proctored exam format at a date and time that is convenient for you. You will receive additional information to register for the exam after completing the training course registration.

Cancellation Policy

The training course availability is limited to 30 attendees. Please be sure you are available to attend when registering. Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to info@restorationindustry.org. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to event start date will not be granted a refund. Cancellations received 30 days prior to event start date will be granted a full refund minus a $100 administrative fee.

Course registration can be transferred to another individual from the same company at least two weeks in advance of the event start date. Transfers will not be accepted within two weeks of the event start date. In the unlikely event the training course must be canceled or rescheduled, RIA will contact you to register you in an comparable program.


Contact RIA's Education Manager, Jess Hall at jhall@ahint.com or 856-380-6841.