This course is designed to teach the art and science of carpet cleaning to professional service providers, as well as others in related industries. Emphasis is placed on practical application, identifying fiber, yarn and carpet constructions, style types and finishes, soiling conditions, cleaning science and methodology, and other issues and concerns faced by individuals who maintain and clean installed broadloom carpet. When coupled with additional on-the-job training and field experience, students should be adequately prepared to perform carpet cleaning techniques and procedures. They also should be adequately prepared to accomplish further training in other IICRC-approved courses, which require CCT as a prerequisite. The course is designed to cover pre-inspection, fabric identification, basic cleaning chemicals and equipment, and proper cleaning techniques and procedures with a residential and light commercial emphasis. (2 day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.)
Topics to be covered include:
Fiber types and characteristics, fiber identification, carpet construction and styles, dyeing at the mill, soil characteristics and the chemistry of cleaning.
This course will also introduce the technician to the 5 methods commonly used in carpet cleaning.
Tour: 2nd day – Organic Cleaning Compounds factory in Long Beach where students will do hands on cleaning using truck-mounted carpet cleaning equipment and try other equipment and chemicals. You will be taking your own car.
Included in your tuition: 2014 updated full color Advanced Carpet Cleaning Technician book (a $35 value). Lunch will be provided.