Mold Remediation Supervisor
An intensive, live online virtual classroom, 2-day preparatory class for the ACAC-Certified Microbial Remediation Supervisor (CMRS) and Certified Microbial Remediator (CMR).
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About This Course
This intensive 2-day course includes:
Worker Health & Safety - The concerns & possible health implications with microbil exposures, worker personal protective equipment (PPE), jobsite safety/applicable OSHA regulations.
Assessing Microbial Contamination - Virtual hands-on demonstrations of testing & sampling methodologies such as air, surface & bulk sampling, ATP, Mycometer, moisture meters, laser particle counters, and more.
Understanding Lab Reports - Review of typical laboratory reports, how to decipher the data into meaningful information,and using multiple pieces of information to get the whole picture at a site.
Developing Work Plans - Creating a scope of work based on your data, knowledge, and a common sense approach.
Project Management - Dealing with workers, clients and otherprofessionals and contractors at your job site to get to a positive end result.
Remediation Methods & Techniques - Common work site practices for microbial remediation, how to choose the right method for a specific project, live technique demonstrations, and many real-world examples from the field.
Regulations, Standards & Guidelines - A review of the documents you need to be familiar with in the industry and for the ACAC Certification Exams.
Requirements to Attend this Live Online Class
Students must have a functioning webcam and microphone to attend this class!
Students should also have a cell phone with text capabilities to participate in online polls/quizzes during the class.
We strongly recommend having a headset/mic combo, but students can also use their computer's built-in microphone, along with external earphones/earbuds.
Cancellation / Reschedule / Refund Policy
Need to Reschedule? No Problem.
We understand that sometimes situations arise that may require you to miss a scheduled training session. You can reschedule for another available class with no additional fees.
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Class price does not include ACAC Testing and Certification fees. Visit for more information on their independent, third-party certification program requirements and fees.
The American Council for Accredited Certification offers the Council-certified Microbial Remediation Supervisor (CMRS) to individuals whose training and field experience in supervising microbial remediation projects warrant professional recognition. Additionally, ACAC offers the CMRS examination to certain license applicants in states where it is required by law.
Objectives of the CMRS Program:
To raise the standards of those engaged in the supervision of microbial remediation projects.
To identify persons with acceptable knowledge of indoor air quality and the standards and regulations affecting Council-certified Microbial Remediation Supervisors
To award special recognition to those microbial remediation supervisors who have demonstrated verifiable field experience.
To qualify applicants for certain state licenses.
Candidates for the CMRS certification must possess one of the following combinations of five (5) years education and relevant field experience:
A 4-year post-secondary degree or its equivalent (30 credit hours) in microbiology, engineering, science, architecture, industrial hygiene or related field of science with a minimum of one (1) year of documented field experience in microbial remediation.
A 2-year post-secondary degree or its equivalent (15 credit hours) in microbiology, engineering, science, architecture, industrial hygiene or related field of science with at least three (3) years of documented experience in microbial remediation.
No degree with at least 5 years of documented experience in microbial remediation. (high school diploma or GED required.)
ACAC certification candidates document education by submitting transcripts with the application form. Candidates document field experience by submitting four project sheets (included in the application packet). Applicants for state licenses where the CMRS examination is required must meet the eligibility requirements published by each state.
About the Instructor
Bob Krell, CIEC, CMRS, LEED-AP, NYS-Licensed Mold Assessor
Bob has been a nationally recognized indoor environmental consultant and trainer in the IAQ industry for over 27 years. He has designed and managed successful indoor environmental and building performance projects for residential, commercial, educational, and healthcare facilities throughout the U.S. and abroad, and conducted hundreds of investigations since 1990.
In 2000, he served on the American Indoor Air Quality Council’s (now ACAC) development committee to create their Certified Microbial Remediation Supervisor (CMRS) program, the IAQ-industry’s first board-approved mold certification.
He authored the principal course materials and delivered training courses to over 1000 CMRS candidates throughout the country.
Bob Krell served on the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) for three consecutive terms from 1990-2000. He served on the Executive Committee in both Secretary and vice president capacities. Bob was the Project Manager for the EPA-NADCA HVAC Systems Cleaning Study in 1996-1998, and chaired the Standards Committee from 1997-2000. In 2015, he was inducted to the NADCA Hall of Fame for his industry contributions.
Bob is president of IAQ Technologies, Inc., a Syracuse, NY-based indoor environmental and building performance firm offering consulting, mitigation and training services to a variety of clients throughout the country and abroad. Bob is the founder of Healthy Indoors Magazine, and the Training Director for IAQschool.online, which provides live virtual classroom distance learning offerings for the indoor environmental industry.
He has presented at numerous industry conferences, appeared on national television and radio, produces educational videos and webinars and is widely published on indoor environmental topics. He also moderates “The Healthy Indoors” discussion group on LinkedIn.