Odor Control Technician

Class Description

What is the IICRC OCT course objective?

The IICRC OCT Odor Control Technician certification class is designed to teach cleaning and restoration technicians the knowledge and specialized skills to control and eradicate odors from a variety of industry sources – pet odors in carpets, cannabis and tobacco odors in apartments, skunk spray, sewage, fire damage, trauma scenes, and much, much more!

What is the online IICRC OCT like?

Restoration Certified is an IICRC Approved School recognized as “The Best Online Restoration School” that caters to true cleaning and restoration professionals. Our class size is capped at 25 students so you won’t be just another tiny face on the instructors screen – each student can receive the individual attention and premier education he or she wants or needs. Our award-winning instructors will use simple explanations and fun, engaging learning lessons, and state-of-the-art presentation platforms and materials to provide the knowledge necessary to understand procedures and processes…and pass the IICRC Certification exam!

What will I learn in the IICRC OCT class?

  • The science of odors
  • Inspection & assessment techniques
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Cleaning & deodorization practices
  • Upsales to make more money
  • Client communication
  • Fire damage, cannabis, tobacco, urine, sewage, mold, skunk, decomposition odors and much more!

How many questions are on the IICRC OCT exam?

Currently, there are 80 multiple-choice questions on the IICRC OCT certification exam.

Is the IICRC OCT exam hard?

Not if you take our course! At Restoration Certified we take our motto seriously: “Certified. Guaranteed.” This class structure will include all the necessary study guides, workbooks, exam preparation tools and comprehension exercises so you feel confident to take the IICRC OCT certification exam. Click here to see the Restoration Certified Exam Pass Guarantee.

Can I take the OCT exam online?

Absolutely! In fact, if you take an online OCT course the IICRC requires the student to take the online OCT certification exam within 45 days upon completion of the course. If you are a little nervous or anxious about taking the exam and want a little extra time to study we highly recommend considering the online OCT course. You have 45 extra days to study!
If the OCT course is presented in-person the instructor will distribute and monitor the hand-written exam immediately following the course…and the exam can only be taken at the time of distribution.

How much does the IICRC OCT exam cost?

The IICRC OCT exam fee is $80.00. The OCT course registration does not include IICRC certification exam application fee. All certification exam oversight and fees are handled by the IICRC. Click here for directions on how to register for an IICRC exam.

How long will it take to get my IICRC OCT Certification after I pass the exam?

After you have successfully passed the OCT exam by obtaining a score of 75% or more, the IICRC will send out your certification documents in 4-6 weeks.

What are the benefits of being IICRC OCTCertified?

Being IICRC OCT certified instantly sets a technician apart from the crowd. The IICRC is a globally recognized organization that establishes and promotes high standards within the restoration industry and OCT certification is a badge of honor that demonstrates a commitment to excellence and adherence to industry Standards and best practices. Hiring a certified technician can provide peace of mind to your clients, insurance adjusters, and other materially interested parties. IICRC certification is a testament to a technician’s commitment to professionalism and customer satisfaction.

What classes should I take after the OCT course?

The OCT course is the first step on your journey to an exciting career in the disaster restoration industry! We highly recommend you follow the OCT with IICRC HST Health and Safety Technician, IICRC CCT Carpet Cleaning Technician, and IICRC FSRT Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician.

What classes do I need to become an IICRC Master?

IICRC offers 3 Master designations and OCT is common to all of the 3 Master designations. So, no matter which Master designation you are interested in, OCT will get you on your way! To learn more about the IICRC Master designations click here.

Course registration does not include IICRC certification exam application fee. All certification exam oversight and fees are handled by the IICRC. Click here for IICRC exam registration information.

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Odor Control Technician

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