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About the IICRC

IICRC - The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification is the certification and standard writing body for the cleaning, restoration, remediation and associated industries. IICRC has been delivering these services since 1972 and is recognised as the leading certification body for the industry. 

IICRC is an international organisation, with its head office the US and satellite office in Australia, Japan and the UK. IICRC certifications have been attained in almost all countries around the world.   

IICRC has developed many certification over the years which include:

Cleaning Sector

IICRC Carpet Cleaning Technician (CCT)

IICRC Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Technician (UFT)

IICRC Leather Cleaning Technician (LCT)

IICRC Hard Floor Care Technician (FCT)

IICRC Colour Repair Technician (CRT)

IICRC Carpet Repair and Reinstallation Technician (RRT)

IICRC House Cleaning Technician (HCT)

IICRC Rug Cleaning Technician (RCT)

IICRC Stone, Masonry and Ceramic Tile Cleaning Technician (SMT)

IICRC Wood Floor Maintenance Technician (WFMT)

IICRC Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician (CCMT)

IICRC Resilient Floor Maintenance Technician (RFMT)

Restoration Sector

IICRC Health and Safety Technician (HST)

IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT)

IICRC Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician (SRT)

IICRC Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT)

IICRC Odour Control Technician (OCT)

IICRC Applied Structural Drying Technician (ASD)

IICRC Commercial Drying Specialist (CDS)

IICRC Building Thermography (BMT)

Inspection Sector

IICRC Senior Carpet Inspector (SCI)

IICRC Ceramic Tile Inspector (CTI)

IICRC Introduction to Substrate Subfloor Inspector (ISSI)

IICRC Marble and Stone Inspector (MSI)

IICRC Resilient Flooring Inspector (RFI)

IICRC Wood and Laminate Flooring Inspector (WLFI)

TESA Directive is constantly talking to their clients about what their current and future needs are for education. If you or your team are interested in attaining a certification which is not currently offered by TESA Directive, please let our friendly team know so that they can facilitate a positive education experience for you.

Why is TESA Directive involved with IICRC?

TESA Directive believes that the specialised cleaning, restoration, remediation and associated industries are skilled industries' which require high quality education and industry recognition.

TESA Directive believe that industry professionals in each and every industry need to proudly promote the professionalism of their industry. By completing the IICRC Certification and becoming an IICRC Certified Firm, individuals and companies can proudly say that they follow industry best practice. 

Through its JOURNEYMAN and MASTERS designations, the IICRC creates opportunities for career development and career pathways. Individuals can attain one or more of the following master designations:

IICRC Master Textile Cleaner (MTC)

IICRC Master Fire and Smoke Restorer (MSR)

IICRC Master Water Restorer (MWR)


As the IICRC is an independent certification body, developed by the industry to serve the industry, TESA Directive sees that the IICRC gives the industry professional recognition that it needs.


As a certification and standards setting body, IICRC works with all industry stakeholders to ensure that the standards and certifications reflect industry best practice.


The IICRC Board of Directors are a group of industry professionals from different industry sectors, who have the insight into the industry to ensure certification and standard development are always taking the industry forward.

What is the benefit of gaining an IICRC Certification?

People attend training for different reasons. At TESA Directive we always recommend that individuals and companies value the IICRC Certification which can be attained at the conclusion of an IICRC Approved course. ​

Gaining an industry recognised certification, not only gives you confidence and makes you feel like a professional, but also gives the customer piece of mind that they are dealing with a professional. Being able to use the IICRC logo gives a great deal of credibility to your business. To find out more about using the IICRC logo contact IICRC

What Standards does the IICRC produce? 

The IICRC is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) member and accredited standards developer. IICRC Standards are developed by an industry consensus body and reflect industry best practice. 

IICRC has the following standards available for sale that are specifically relevant to the Australia/New Zealand market places:

IICRC S500 - Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration

IICRC S520 - Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation

IICRC S540 - Standard and Reference Guide for Trauma and Crime Scene Biological and Infectious Hazard Clean Up

Contact the team at TESA Directive to purchase your IICRC Standards.