Training Seminar Schedule

Here is a list of upcoming training seminars. If you have a special request not listed below. Please email to share your suggestions and special requests. Our goal is to provide the best possible education, support, and supplies you need to succeed!

Space is limited, please call 585-426-9507 or scroll down to see links to register online and reserve your seat today!

Local hotel suggestions include:

 #1 - Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Rochester West/Greece
400 Paddy Creek Cir
Rochester, NY 14615
(585) 621-6050
Hotel Website - 3 Star Hotel (Best Ratings)

#2 - Holiday Inn Express Rochester - Greece
1635 W Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY 14615
(585) 663-8400
Hotel Website - 2 Star Hotel (Next Best Ratings)

#3 - Quality Inn Rochester Airport
1273 Chili Ave
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 464-8800
Hotel Website - 3 Star Hotel

#4 - Radiance Inn and Suites
1956 Lyell Ave
Rochester, NY 14606
(585) 254-1000
Book Online - 2 Star Hotel


Date: May 28-30, 2019
Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
Location: 1533 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606
Instructor: Chris Howell
Cost: $650-2000 per person

If you are looking for an edge on the local competition for your business, this may be just the opportunity you are looking for. Chris Howell’s carpet and rug dyeing courses are designed to teach you and your business how to develop the dyeing and restoration skills that brought Howell and Colorful Carpets international recognition. This traveling intensive course turns cleaners and restoration professionals into specialists, with the skills that Howell has used in working in the United States White House, Palaces in Dubai, and other prestigious locations around the world. Become a specialist among specialists.




Date: TBD
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
AMRT - Applied Microbial Remediation Technician
Instructor: Mark Cornelius
Cost: $975
Click Here to Register Online

(Prerequisite: IICRC Certification in WRT) The Applied Microbial Remediation Technician course covers mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals engaged in property management, property restoration, IEQ investigations or other related professions. Emphasis will be placed on teaching mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals who will perform these procedures in the field. Course graduates will be adequately equipped to perform remediation services, while protecting the health and safety of workers and occupants. (4 day course; 28 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks.) IICRC test fee is $150 and not included in course cost.

- Lunch will be provided each day

Mark Cornelius - His career started in the carpet cleaning industry when he was 13 years old and has continued for over 35 years. Mark literally grew up in the restoration industry holding different positions within several companies including VP of one restoration firm where he worked for 11 years. Mark Cornelius is still currently active in the field, founding D.R.I. Inc. in 2001. He currently instructs IICRC approved AMRT, WRT, FSRT, OCT, CCT, HST-EQU - OSHA 10 /30 classes. Mark Cornelius has also written/teaches his own Trauma/Bio hazard cleaning course. Passionate for learning and sharing knowledge he became an IICRC approved instructor in 2007. He was a contract instructor for a large equipment manufacturer traveling the US & Canada. Mark founded EMTA in 2014 authoring all curriculum's/presentations with safety being chapter one. Mark travels internationally and across the USA teaching hundreds of students every year, including many private classes and consulting. Mark has two instructors on staff and adding three more soon. His unique combination of qualifications include IICRC triple master, Volunteer NPQ 1 fire fighter, EMT-I, NPQ-level-1 fire instructor and one of the first in the world holding ANSI accredited IICRC MRS certification as well as participating in the Beta test for the exam. Mark has served on the OCT, FSRT and Trauma TACs as well on BODs including 11 of 13 years with his fire department. Mark holds a blackbelt in Taekwondo. Mark has a daughter, Alexandra and son Devon. Mark and his wife Rashelle have been married for almost 27 years.