IICRC Rug Cleaning Technician Course
Date: From 23rd -26th October 2019
Location: Hall 1, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

This comprehensive course will cover:
• Construction of Oriental Rugs – Learn about how rugs are made.
• Identification of Rugs – You will learn the basics of rug types to help in the cleaning process.
• Pre-Cleaning Inspection – The most important step is what happens before cleaning begins.
• How to Set Up a Mini Plant – Learn how to turn a limited space into a rug plant and do hands-on cleaning.
• Fringe Cleaning and Dye Bleed Correction – You will see how to correct the two most time consuming problems rug cleaners deal with
• The final day will involve hands on training at Jumbuck Cleaning and Restoration facility.
• There will be a 2 hour exam.

Presenter: Aaron Groseclose
Aaron Groseclose is the former President of MasterBlend, a Colorado based manufacturer of rug and carpet cleaning chemicals and equipment. He is a Senior Carpet Inspector, Master Textile Cleaner, and Certified Rug Specialist and develops and instructs carpet, upholstery, and oriental rug cleaning seminars in the United States, Europe and Asia. He is the co-developer of the Master Rug Cleaner Program, co-author of A Comprehensive Guide to Oriental and Specialty Rug Cleaning and a past columnist for ICS magazine.

Schedule:
Wednesday 23rd October 12:30 – 4:30pm – Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Thursday 24th October 12:30 – 4:30pm – Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Friday 25th October 9:00am – 5pm – Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Saturday 26th October 9:00am – 2pm – Jumbuck Cleaning & Restoration, Factory 7/157-161Beresford Road Lilydale (A mini bus will be hired to transport you from the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre to Jumbuck Cleaning and restoration site. This will include a return trip.)

While you are attending the course take the time to visit the ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo show floor and attend some morning educational sessions. The expo commences at 9am on the 23rd and 24th October.

Prerequisite
In order to complete the exam it is a prerequisite to have completed the IICRC Carpet Cleaning Technician Course.
If you have not completed the prerequisite you can still attend the course however you will not be able to sit the exam.

Max 24 participants
ISSA/SRCP Member Pricing: AUD $800
Non- Member Pricing: AUD $1000