Water Loss Specialist (WLS) Training Course (June 2022)

RIA Water Loss Specialist (WLS) Training Course

Date: June 8 - 10, 2022
(June 7th - Optional Regional Focus Group Networking Event)
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm local time
Delivery Method: LIVE Instruction, Guarantee Restoration Services
16248 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810


New Regional Focus Group!
On June 7th, RIA will be hosting our first Regional Focus Group Networking Event prior to the WLS certification course. All certification course attendees are encouraged to join us for this event where you will have the opportunity to network with your peers, hear from speakers on important business topics, discuss AGA issues impacting your business and more! Plan your travel accordingly to join us for this event.

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Water Loss Specialist Course Overview

Restoration Industry Association (RIA)'s Water Loss Specialist (WLS) Advanced Certification Program is one of the four pillars of the enhanced Certified Restorer (CR) program. WLS incorporates a wide variety of vetted industry-related courses representing the four major Domains of Knowledge as part of its pre-requisite course requirements. Like all RIA advanced certification programs, the WLS includes a rigorous course of self-study, combined with live instruction from well-known industry leaders. With the completion of this 3-day course, you will be granted 19.5 CEC credits. 


Ken Larsen, CR, WLS, FLS, CLS, CMP, CSDS





Candidates have 30-days prior to the course to complete the required prerequisites in order to become certified. Please contact the RIA at info@restorationindustry.org for upcoming offerings and assistance. 

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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. Prior to taking the training course, you will have the opportunity to register to take the exam online through the Proctor Free portal at your convenience. 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 Chief Operating Officer, Colleen Duran at cduran@restorationindustry.org for additional information.